My arrangements and transcription works have been performed by the likes of Don Byron, Savion Glover.
A recent transcription of Norris Turney’s “Checkered Hat” was recently transcribed by Les and is now part of the Ellington Band’s (Birdland) regular performing repertoire.
As a composer and arranger I was asked by June Cross, Series Executive Producer for The Faith Project to create music for the PBS documentary “This Far By Faith” in 2003.
Major network television broadcasts include working with Emmy-Award winning actor Danny Aeillo on the 2008 morning show (WPIX), 2009 Mike Huckabee Show (Fox Network), and 2010 on the “Good Morning New York” Show (Fox). Les also performs regularly with Mr. Aeillo at the world famous Iridium Jazz Club in New York City.
Les can currently be heard as a sideman with funk band, “Atomic Funk Project” and as a bandleader of jazz group “Three Play”.
|1||Chega Da Saudade||Antonio Carlos Jobim||Les Rogers|
|2||De Fora Pensamento||Les Rogers||Les Rogers|
|3||You Are Too Beautiful||Richard Rogers||Les Rogers|
|4||Lament||J.J. Johnson||Les Rogers|
|5||I Thought About You||Jimmy Van Huesen||Les Rogers|
|6||Mas Que Nada||Jorge Ben||Les Rogers|