24 February 2006

SAMBAS - Perfect For Dancing

VARIOUS ARTISTS
RCA VICTOR LPM-1073 (1955)


"Produced and prepared under the direction
of the Fred Astaire Dance Studios"
Recordings from the 40's and the 50's.

SIDE A:
1. Fafa Lemos - Brazil
2. Fafa Lemos - Nos tres
3. Fafa Lemos - Madalena
4. Carlos Galhardo - Samba lele
5. Carlos Galhardo - Olá, seu Nicolau
6. Odette Amaral - Alma de um povo


SIDE B:
1. Patricia Teixeira - Não tenho lagrimas
2. Patricia Teixeira - Sabia larangeira
3. Zaccarias - Tico tico
4. José Curbelo - Clarinet samba
5. José Curbelo - Boogie-woogie na favela

6. Noro Morales - Montevideo

15 February 2006

PERSPECTIVES IN PERCUSSION - Vol. 2

SKIP MARTIN
LP Somerset SF-13300 (c. 1958-59)
Here is volume 2 with Skip Martin conducting this big
band, in the same style as volume 1 - a lot of percussion!

10 February 2006

PERSPECTIVES IN PERCUSSION - Vol. 1

SKIP MARTIN

LP Somerset SF-13200 (c. 1958-59)

Skip Martin conducting jazz musicians like Pete Candoli - trumpet, Pete Jolly - accordion, Jim Rowles - piano, Milt Holland, Larry Bunker - percussion, among others.

All the different percussion instruments on this record:

...bongos, orchestra bells, timbales, triangle, gourd, chimes, cow bell, hanging cymbal, vibes, castanets, shaker bells, timpani, chinese bell tree, temple block, finger cymbals, tahitian log, tambourine, puppet shakers, xylophone, bamboo rods, marimba, cuckoo whistle...

5 February 2006

ANATOMY OF DANCING - The Latin Mood

VARIOUS ARTISTS

LP MGM (1962)

SIDE A:

1. Kai Winding - Esto es felicidad (Let's do it) - 2. Charles Foxx - Like so - 3. Charles Foxx - Mysterioso - 4. Charles Foxx - Foxxy - 5. Charles Foxx - Azure - 6. Leroy Holmes - Adios

SIDE B:

1. Kai Winding - Besame mucho - 2. Charles Foxx - Espana - 3. Charles Foxx - Midnite patrol - 4. Charles Foxx - Macho - 5. Charles Foxx - Precision - 6. Charles Foxx - Hollywood cha cha


3 February 2006

PATTERNS IN SOUND - Vol. 2

VARIOUS ARTISTS

LP Project 3 (1967)

SIDE A:1. Kissin' Cousins - Listen to your heart
2. Peter Matz - Canadian sunset
3. True Blues Traveling Dance Band - Ukulele talk
4. Bobby Hackett & Strings - The touch of your lips
5. Peter Matz - Jersey bounce
6. True Blues Traveling Dance Band - Sing for your supper

SIDE B:1. Peter Matz - Chattanooga choo choo
2. Kissin' Cousins - Somewhere my love (Lara's theme)
3. Bobby Hackett & Strings - My foolish heart
4. True Blues Traveling Dance Band - Mame
5. Bobby Hackett & Strings - Emily
6. Kissin' Cousins - The breadfruit tree