Les Baxter —
African Jazz ... LP Capitol/So Far Out (UK), Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)...
Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest, grooviest records we've ever heard from the great Les Baxter – and a real standout set, even amidst his other exotica albums for Capitol! This one really delivers on the "jazz" promised in the title – thanks to strong tenor solos from Plas Johnson, who ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jimmie Haskell —
Count Down ... LP Imperial/Sonitron (Spain), Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)...
Space age rock and roll! The great Jimmy Haskell is one of the hippest arrangers of the 50s and 60s – and he penned more than a few great charts in his day for rock and roll oriented films and TV shows. This rare album has him writing some cool spaced-out instrumentals that basically take a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One song, swung a number of different ways – in this special 10" album that presents nine different readings of the classic Lecuona song "Taboo"! The tune was not just an exotica standard in the late 50s, but was a Latin classic too – and the versions here nicely skirt ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album