Amazing electric grooves from synth innovator Bruce Haack – whose pioneering use of analog synths and vocoder vocals in the service of great, if far out songcraft was pretty much unrivaled in the 70s and into the early 80s – the period in which this excellent compilation on Stones Throw ... read moreCD
26 tracks – featuring some of Louis Prima's best work ever, lifted from his famous recordings of the 50s with Keely Smith and Sam Butera! Titles include "Whistle Stop", "The Lip", "Oh Marie", "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody", "Sing Sing ... (Vocalists, Now Sound)read moreCD
Yma Sumac —
Mambo! ... CD Capitol/Right Stuff, 1954. Used ...
Quite possibly our favorite album ever by the enigmatic Yma Sumac – thanks to some lively arrangements by Billy May, who gives the set a swinging jazzy groove! As you might guess from the cover, the style here is more in a Latin jazz mode than some of Yma's other more ethereal work – ... read moreCD
Nice set that brings together some of Georgie's later jazz vocal tracks for Columbia/CBS – most of which are a lot more far-reaching than his earlier "beat group" recordings. Some of the material has a bit more of a rockish feel, and other stuff has more of a trippy sound, but at ... (Vocalists, Now Sound)read moreCD