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Les DeMerle

Long at the forefront of modern jazz drumming, drummer, clinician and band leader Les DeMerle toured and recorded with the Harry James Big Band from 1970 to 1982. One of those recordings, “King James Version” won a Grammy Award. Les toured for three years and recorded with Wayne Newton, also toured and recorded with Manhattan Transfer, and has appeared with many other musical greats, including, Lou Rawls, Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, and Joe Williams.

His own jazz/rock group Transfusion, produced five poll-winning albums, and his two educational drum books, Jazz/Rock Fusion, Volumes 1 and 2, published by Hal Leonard, have long been best sellers.

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Discography

 

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Intakt Records
2011

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Cookin' At The Corner, Volume One

Cookin' At The...

Origin Records
2007

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Cookin' at the Corner, Volume Two

Cookin' at the...

Origin Records
2007

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Cookin' At The Corner, Vol. 1

Cookin' At The...

Origin Records
2006

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Hittin' the Blue Notes, Volume 2

Hittin' the Blue...

Origin Records
2004

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You're The Bop: A Jazz Portrait of Cole Porter

You're The Bop: A...

Summit Records
2001

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Cookin' At The Corner

Cookin' At The Corner

Les DeMerle
Cookin' At The Corner, Volume 1

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