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  • A1. Brazilia 2:04
    A2. Rain Forest 2:27
    A3. Papagayo 2:54
    A4. Amazon Falls 2:53
    A5. Coco 3:25
    A6. Carnival Merengue 2:54
    A7. Cairo Bazaar 1:21
    A8. Safari 2:29
    B1. Isle Of Cuba 3:19
    B2. Blue Jungle 3:15
    B3. Voodoo Dreams 3:01
    B4. One Thousand Cockatoos 2:30
    B5. Go Chango 3:15
    B6. Jungle Brava 2:29
    B7. Banana Boy 2:32
    B8. Jungalero 3:24
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    LES BAXTER & HIS ORCHESTRA

    Les Baxter's Jungle Jazz

    [engl] 
    PLUS 4 BONUS TRACKS! Les Baxter (1922-1996) used to be an utterly talented composer and bandleader who was on the go to the max during his active years. His version and as I should say vision of jazz music was a contemporary fresh and colorful sound with an exotic vibe due to the use of many elements of latin music within a modernized big band sound. We speak of the exotica and space age era when jazz music became more than just a few musicians on stage in a back street pub sweating their life out while improvising. He draws inspiration from the various swing orchestras of the late 1920s and combines this lush big band approach with a hot south american groove that shows an affinity for Cuban club music, for mambo and salsa. With rhythmical effects and a few wordless female vocal passages added he builds this haunting jungle atmosphere on top while leaving out the too obvious animal voices. The latin jazz and swing elements harmonize fairly well with each other and the melodies Les Baxter and his orchestra create drag you into a different world. You can dance to this or just close your eyes and float upon this gentle river of sound. The tunes are all built and arranged like a movie score which is no wonder as Les Baxter has been a soundtrack composer ever since.
    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    15.10.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    19,00 EUR
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