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Les Baxter

 

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1. The Primitive and the Passionate/Les Baxter Balladeers
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2. Academy Award Winners: the Sou
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3. Tamboo!/Skins!
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4. The Exotic Moods of Les Baxter
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5. Ritual of the Savage (Le sacre du sauvage)/ The Passions 5.0 out of 5 stars   (2)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Exoticas main album
Les Baxter at his peak with perhaps the best Exotica album of them all. Everyone home should have at least obe copy. Best enjoyed with a Mai Tai.
Published on 6 Jan 2009 by Mick B
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastikki!
This contains Baxter's most famous composition, "Quiet Village", which is smoother, lusher and just BETTER than Martin Denny's version, none of those ridiculous over the top... Read the full review
Published on 1 Jun 2009 by Coincidence Vs Fate
 
6. Space Escapade 4.5 out of 5 stars   (2)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Celebrate century's greatest eclipse with Les
Is a pleasure to see the music of maestro Baxter reissued. It has been so since the 90's when the CD popularized digital music. Read the full review
Published on 22 July 2009 by L. O. Martin
 
 
7. Que Mango!
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8. The Fruit Of Dreams 4.0 out of 5 stars   (2)
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Fruit Salad of Delight
This is the soundtrack to all 50s and 60s 'B' movies and American TV series. An exotic journey of rich strings, marimbas, congas, vibes, guitars and an assorted collection of... Read the full review
Published on 26 April 2009 by G. S. BINNS
 
 
9. Colours of Brazil/African Blue 5.0 out of 5 stars   (2)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Two original albums on one CD
This CD contains two original albums of Les from the late 60's. The first 13 tracks coming from an LP originally titled "Brazil Now" (except "A Banda" which is... Read the full review
Published on 7 Sep 2001
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5.0 out of 5 stars lush sounds from les and the boys and girls
A fabulous collection of 2 albums on one CD, the multi rhythms from Africa and Brazil conjured into an accessible sound of Les Baxter's big band and chorus make for a real... Read the full review
Published on 30 Dec 2008 by David Spanswick
 
10. Thinking Of You 5.0 out of 5 stars   (3)
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5.0 out of 5 stars THE BEST OF LES BAXTER IS COMPELLING LISTENING!
During the Fifties and into the Sixties Les Baxter (1922-1996) was amongst three top-notch arranger/conductors - the other two being Nelson Riddle and Billy May - who not only... Read the full review
Published on 7 May 2009 by A. POLLOCK
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5.0 out of 5 stars les baxter
who does not know les baxter and his beautiful orchestrations-this CD is wonderful and contains 60 recordings chosen among the themes the most famous of the years 50-60.
Published on 21 July 2010 by GILBERTE Jacquemyns

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