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Jungle River Boat - Les Baxter - Adventures In Music Exotica And Lounge (CD)

8 thoughts on “ Jungle River Boat - Les Baxter - Adventures In Music Exotica And Lounge (CD)

  1. Voodoor says:
    Over the course of two compact discs, The Exotic Moods of Les Baxter collects most of Baxter's biggest hits, plus a selection of rare and previously unreleased material. For casual fans, the collection is fine, if a little long -- two discs is a lot of Baxter for listeners with a passing interest in exotica. For the more dedicated easy listening/exotica collector, this compilation is useful.
  2. Arashizil says:
    Les Baxter’s own music of the sixties was mostly soundtrack work. He made a few albums for Reprise — Soul Of The Drums (which featured the great Olatunji on percussion), The Primitive And The Passionate (an exotic record), and Les Baxter’s Balladeers (an attempt to cash in on the folk boom which featured a pre-Byrds David Crosby).
  3. Tubar says:
    It was reissued during the mid-late 50s as an 12 LP with four additional tracks recorded in The Ritual of the Savage (whose title is a tribute to Stravinsky s The Rites of Spring) is considered the cornerstone of the exotica genre, featuring such celebrated songs as Jungle River Boat, The Ritual, and, most famously, Quiet Village/5(16).
  4. Tokazahn says:
    Les Baxter's Ritual of the Savage (Le Sacre du Sauvage) is one of the definitive albums of the exotica genre. Les Baxter 's album Ritual of the Savage (Le Sacre du Sauvage) was released in and would become a cornerstone of exotica. This album featured lush orchestral arrangements along with tribal rhythms and offered such classics as " Quiet Village ", "Jungle River Boat", "Love Dance.
  5. Shashicage says:
    Jungle River Boat: Les Baxter. $ Voodoo! Robert Drasnin. Martin Denny is rightfully known as the king of exotica/lounge music. The music is defined by breezy, middle of the road, early's pop arrangements buttressed by sound effects of ocean, wildlife, birds, and other natural phenomenon.
  6. Dobei says:
    They burst out of the speakers and draw you into their web of adventure with a depth of sound rarely heard on exotica recordings. Les truly was a musical powerhouse and is rightly considered to be in the same class as Mancini, Denny and Schifrin; his vast career was acknowledged with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. This collection would be an ideal starting point for anyone who is curious about exotica and .
  7. Akinobar says:
    Oct 01,  · Audio Track 5 contains an excerpt from the song “Jungle River Boat,” which, although lighter on percussion than the rest, once again uses the vibraphone as a cue for the banks of a lush environment. It also features one of my favorite Exotica techniques, vocalise (wordless singing), heavy on the soprano.
  8. Fenrilmaran says:
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Adventures In Music Exotica And Lounge on Discogs. Label: Remember - RMB • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Jazz • Style: Space-Age, Easy Listening/5(3).

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