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Les Baxter And His Orchestra ‎– Percussions Tropicales (1963, Mode Disques)


Media NM
Sleeve VG+

Format : LP
Cat N° : MDRE. 9392
Style : Space-Age, Easy Listening, Exotica

Composer, arranger, and Exotica legend Les Baxter (1922-1996) released The Soul Of The Drums in 1963 on Reprise Records, which was later licensed to various other labels. This relentlessly tropical album features 12 tracks, including two renditions, and combines the Latin styles of Cha Cha Cha and Samba with symphonic Space-Age strings, big band brass bursts, and impressive drumming. The album can be seen as a culmination of Baxter’s drum-focused Skins! (1957) and his more melodious works like Jewels Of The Sea (1961) and others.

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A1 – The Girl Behind The Bamboo Curtain
A2 – Lord, What A Morning
A3 – Coffee Bean And Calabash Annie
A4 – Sunrise At Kowloon
A5 – Witch Doctor?
A6 – Mai Tai
B1 – A Day In Rio
B2 – River Of Dreams
B3 – Nina
B4 – Shadow Of Love And The Enchanted Reef
B5 – Jacaranda
B6 – Ceremony

Weight 0,23 kg