Sunday, March 04, 2007

Les Baxter's Teen Drums

Don't let the corny cover fool you. What looks like an attempt to appeal to the kids is really a collection of Baxter's hippest cuts. Recorded in 1960, "Teen Drums" sounds like the background music to some tropical gangster show: Beatnik jazz puncuated with island rhythms. Baxter takes his usual kitchen sink approach to the music, using sax, trumpet, flute, stand-up bass, steel drum, and every kind of percussion instrument imaginable. Sit back, pour yourself a mai-tai, and feel the magic.

Ting Ting Ting

Brazil Nuts

Take One


Uncle Tom Tom


Chom Chom

I Dig



Bom Bom

Teen Drums


I was missing this one. Thanks

By Blogger Jorge, at 5:14 AM  

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