Jazz by LeBeaux

Composer · Arranger · Performer

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LeBeaux is an accomplished composer and arranger, with album originals and arrangements having been performed by the Denver Symphony, the Queen City Jazz Band, the Whiskey River Band, Los Angeles Sass Band, NBC's People's Choice Awards, L.A. Share Show. His studio work on commercials and films include the Sunset Boulevard Studio, Sunburst Studio, Western Studio, RCA Studio, That Studio, Salty Dog Studio, Capitol and numerous network sound stages.

Each year he returns to his hometown of Denver to perform for the Evergreen Jazz Festival with The Bob Cooke Celebration Band and at the iconic Jazz Club, "Bull and Bush," where he launched his career. Though he calls Denver, Colorado home, there is no denying that his playing style and family roots go back to New Orleans. He currently lives in Dallas, Texas, where he composes, plays, tours and teaches along with his wife—the world-renowned commercial jingle singer and pro-pianist, Gleni Tai.

His illustrious slate of gigs has included: The Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra, The Dukes of Dixieland, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Joe Darensburg, Grover Washington Jr., Bonnie Raitt, John Fogerty, Tower of Power, Steven Stills, Kenny Rogers, Sammy Davis Jr. the Spike Jones' Review and more during his two decades with Los Angeles as his home. His onscreen credits include: "The Frank Sinatra Story" CBS movie, "The Deep End" ABC series, and Hollywood films "Tap" with Gregory Hines and "Police Academy 6".

Radio airplay of his original compositions have made him a long-standing member of ASCAP and have taken him world-wide to the concert venues of New York, Boston, Santa Monica, New Orleans, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, San Diego, Los Vegas, Denver, Dallas, Honolulu and abroad: Paris, Rome, Munich, Florence, Vancouver, and Moscow. LeBeaux was recently featured on stage in concert at New York's Carnegie Hall and at the New Orleans Jazz festival with Jerry Jumonville.

LeBeaux worked for ten years as Musical Director for American Hawaii Cruises, during which time he had complete responsibility for all arrangements, original material, conducting and rehearsing the name acts and New York shows performed on board the cruise line. His musical education includes the University of Denver Lamont School of Music, Berkley School of Music in Boston, and the Dick Grove School of Music in Studio City, California.

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