28 March 2006

BONGOS / REEDS / BRASS - Vol. 2


HARRY ZIMMERMAN BIG BAND
LP Hifi / Life Series L-1002 (1961)

Yes, as one can expect, there is a lot of percussion and brass
in this nice album and rather unusual arrangements of these
famous tunes, that might give you a real listening pleasure

SIDE A:
1. Under Paris skies - 2. Indian summer - 3. Carnival of Venice
4. Sunday - 5. Vaya con dios - 6. The girl that I marry

SIDE B:
1. On a little street in Singapore - 2. Blue tango
3. Orchids in the moonlight - 4. You're the cream in my coffee
5. In my solitude - 6. Oh, Susanna / Swanee river

22 March 2006

THE GIANT WURLITZER PIPE ORGAN - Vol. 1




LEON BERRY
LP Audio Fidelity AFLP 1828 (1958)






SIDE A:
1. Cinema fanfare - 2. Blacksmith blues - 3. Poinciana - - 4. Strauss waltz medley - 5. Bamboo - 6. Saints come marching in
SIDE B:
1. All pals together - 2. Elmer's tune - 3. El relicario -
4. Whose girl are you - 5. Third man theme - 6. McNamera's band -
7. Cinema fanfare

16 March 2006

AUF WIEDERSEHEN


KERMIT LESLIE
LP Time S/2054 (1962)

Romantic strings in a sentimental mood
with the exception of the fast version of
"Happy wanderer"

SIDE A:
1. Answer me my love
2. Wooden heart
3. Forever and ever
4. Two hearts in ¾ time
5. The last rose
6. Auf wiedersehen, sweetheart
SIDE B:
1. Falling in love again
2. Lili Marlene
3. Oh, mein papa
4. Happy wanderer
5. Rosemarie
6. You can't be true, dear

12 March 2006

SONGS FOR LATIN LOVERS

RAY CHARLES SINGERS
LP Command RS 886 SD (1965)


"Join the irresistible rhythms of Brazil,
Mexico and Italy with the most colorfully
romantic and tuneful love songs"

SIDE A:
1. Song of the jet (Samba do aviao)
2. My love, forgive me (Amore, scusami)
3. Maria Elena
4. No more blues (Chega de saudade)
5. To you
6. Adios
SIDE B:
1. Desafinado
2. You're mine (I ricordi della sera)
3. Amo, amas, amamus
4. Carnival (Manha de carnaval)
5. My guitar and my song
6. Vaya con dios

1 March 2006

STEREO SPECTACULAR - With Mallets Aforethought



HARRY ROBINSON CREW
LP Fontana (1962)


A very playful, small group percussion album



SIDE A:
1. I want to be happy
2. The third man theme
3. Race to midnight
4. Little rock getaway
5. Bilbao-song
6. Alabamy bound
7. Whistling Rufus


SIDE B:
1. Goofus
2. Mailing Spain
3. Stompin' at the Savoy
4. Adios mariquita linda
5. Rinka drink
6. Perfidia