Martin Denny

The Very Best of Martin Denny (48754)

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The Very Best of Martin Denny

Martin Denny

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2-CD SET

MARTIN DENNY developed a new musical genre. In the mid-50s, he combined lounge jazz, hawaiian lusic, latin rhythm, bird calls, and the-exotic ethnic instruments like. koto, gamelans, and brumese temple bells into the sound that became known as EXOTICA.

This double CD release comprises the definitive compilation of Martin Denny's greatest hits, including over 50 tracks (more than 2 hours of music) tha dig deep into Denny's extensive discography.

PERSONNEL:

MARTIN DENNY: piano, celeste & arragements, plus the Martin Denny Combo:

JULIUS WECHTER,vibes, marimba, percussion
JOHN KRAMER, string bass on CD 1, tracks 1-4 only)
AUGIE COLON, bongos, congas, latin effects, bird calls, percussion
HARVEY RAGSDALE,  string bass, marimba
HAROLD CHANG, drums, percussion

ALSO FEATURING: BERNARD MILLER (b); JACK SHOOP (a-fl, bs);
ROY HARTE (d, perc); GIL BAUMGART (arr, perc) & WILL BRADY (fl), among others.

INCLUDES 16-PAGE BOOKLET

CD 1: Total time: 65:42

01 - Quiet Village (Original Version) [From Exotica Vol. I ]
02 - Jungle Flower [From Exotica Vol. I]
03 - Love Dance [From Exotica Vol. I]
04 - Busy Port [From Exotica Vol. I]
05 - Japanese Farewell Song (Sayonara) [From Exotica Vol. II]
06 - Isle of Dreams [From Exotica Vol. II]
07 - Singing Bamboos [From Exotica Vol. II]
08 - Forbidden Island [From Forbidden Island]
09 - Exotica [From Forbidden Island]
10 - Narcissus Queen [From Forbidden Island]
11 - Mau Mau [From Primitiva]
12 - Bangkok Cockfight [From Primitiva]
13 - Kalua [From Primitiva]
14 - Limehouse Blues [From Exotica Vol. III]
15 - Caravan [From Exotica Vol. III]
16 - Bamboo Lullaby [From Exotica Vol. III]
17 - Manila [From Exotica Vol. III]
18 - Hypnotíque [From Hypnotíque]
19 - Jungle Madness [From Hypnotíque]
20 - Voodoo Dreams [From Hypnotíque]
21 - American in Bali [From Hypnotíque]
22 - The Enchanted Sea [From The Enchanted Sea]
23 - Cross Current [From The Enchanted Sea]
24 - Off Shore [From The Enchanted Sea]
25 - Stardust [From The Enchanted Sea]

CD 2: Total time: 66:42

01 - Stranger in Paradise [From Quiet Village]
02 - Martinique [From Quiet Village]
03 - Happy Talk [From Quiet Village]
04 - Sake Rock [From Quiet Village]
05 - Fire Cracker [From Quiet Village]
06 - Paradise Found [From Quiet Village]
07 - Baja [From Afro-Desia]
08 - Ma’chumba [From Afro-Desia]
09 - Cubano Chant [From Afro-Desia]
10 - Swamp Fire [From Afro-Desia]
11 - Simba [From Afro-Desia]
12 - Temptation [From Afro-Desia]
13 - Carioca [From Exotic Sounds From the Silver Screen]
14 - Ruby [From Exotic Sounds From the Silver Screen]
15 - Over the Rainbow [From Exotic Sounds From the Silver Screen]
16 - Strange Music [From Exotic Sounds Visit Broadway]
17 - Moonlight & Shadows [From Exotic Percussion]
18 - Miserlou [From Exotic Percussion]
19 - Moonlight on the Ganges [From Exotic Percussion]
20 - Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise [From Exotic Percussion]
21 - My Shawl [From Exotic Percussion]
22 - Blue Paradise [From Romantica]
23 - Black Orchid (Live) [From Martin Denny in Person]
24 - A Taste of Honey [From A Taste of Honey]
25 - Quiet Village (Synthesizer Version) [From Exotic Moog]