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Hite, Les

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1962 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Pianists, Saxophonist

1903 – Les Hite was born.

         – Les Hite  led a series of significant orchestras.

1930 – He took over Paul Howard’s band and it became Sebastian’s Cotton Club Orchestra, soon becoming a fixture at L.A.’s Cotton Club for years.

1937 – His big band occasionally toured, it remained based in Los Angeles.

1945 – Hite gradually dropped out of the music business although in his last five years he managed a booking agency.

1962 – Les Hite died.