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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: March 20, 2013
On this week’s show we purposefully penetrates the penumbra in a perambulatory probe of pixilated pop and exoadaptive exotica in all their efluvial eforvescence.
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1) “By the Sapphire Sea (Bogged Down)” by New Orleans’ own New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra from their recording: The Nina, The Pinta and the S.S. Leviathon, which was released in 1992 to mark the 500th anniversary Christopher Columbus’ discovery of the New World.
2) “Jungle Drums” by Sidney Bechet from his retrospective: Jazz After Hours, featuring Mr. Bechet on Clarinet.
3) “The War Dance of the Wooden Indians” from 1956 by Russ Case & His Orchestra and included on The History of Space Age Pop, Vol. 2: Mallets in Wonderland.
4) “African Jive,” the 1941 tune by Slim Gaillard, taken from the CD Box Set: Laughing in Rhythm, featuring a young Chico Hamilton on Drums.
5) “Girl From Uganda” by Les Baxter Orchestra & Chorus from his 1967 LP: African Blue.
6) “Bi La” from the late 1950s sonic spectacular: Kirby Allan Presents…Chaino: Africana & Beyond! – Spellbinding Primitive Rhythms by Chaino, Percussion Genius of Africa.
7) “Water Bird” (Aural Transliteration: “Seelee Majilay”) by Ray Barretto and famed actor Brock Peters from their early 1960s concept album: Mysterious Instinct (Akannaginnagi), including Ray Barretto and Chief Bey on Conga Drums, Al Leas on Flute, George Duvivier on Bass and Sticks Evans on Tympani.
8) “Anna (El Negro Zumbon)” by Esquivel and His Orchestra from their 1960 LP: Infinity in Sound, Volume 2.
9) “In a Persian Market,” the 1920 song by the English composer Albert William Ketèlbey, performed by Sammy Davis Jr. on his 1963 album: A Treasury of Golden Hits, which in spite of its title was actually an original recording taken from a session where he laid down new stereo tracks of some of his most famous songs up to that point in his career, accompanied by the orchestra arranged and conducted by Morty Stevens.
10) “Wimoweh,” the 1952 single included on the The UltimateYma Sumac Collection. This 1939 song was composed by the South African musician Solomon Linda under the title Mbube, which was later stolen and the title mangled by Pete Seeger, and became even more famous when yet another stolen version was recorded by The Tokens in 1961.
11) “Ha Le Se Le Li Khanna” taken from the CD: Grazing in the Grass – The Best of Hugh Masekela by the South African master trumpeter and composer.
12) “The New Whole,” meaning entirety, by The Mutaytor from their 2002 album: Island of Misfit Pscience.
13) “Inside Saguaros” by the band Smoke & Mirrors from their CD: The Perfume of Creosote: Desert Exotica Part 1, including Spider Taylor on Guitar, Bass, Recorder and Sound Effects; and Michael Ely on Keyboards and Sound Effects.
14) “Sunken Treasure,” the Horace Silver composition performed by Gil Evans on his 1961 landmark LP: Out of the Cool, including Evans on Piano and Johnny Coles on Trumpet and Ron Carter on Bass.
15) “Tone Row” from the 1955 recording: Russell Garcia’s Wigville Band arranged and conductor by the composer Russell Garcia, featuring Stan Levey on Drums with Pete Candoli & Conte Candoli on Trumpet, Russ Cheever on Soprano Sax, Charlie Mariano on Alto Sax, Bill Hollman on Tenor Sax, Jimmy Giuffre on Baritone Sax and Max Bennett on Bass.
16) “Tanga” from the CD Box Set: Machito and His Afro-Cubans -- Ritmo Caliente, recorded live at a radio broadcast from Birdland in 1951, with the famed DJ Symphony Sid doing the introductory honors, featuring the composer Mario Bauza on Trumpet and Zoot Sims on Tenor Sax with Buddy Rich on Drums, Luis Miranda and Chano Pozo on Congas, Ubaldo Nieto on Timables and Jose Mangual on Bongos.