Les Baxter

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Exotica pioneer whose blend of Polynesian forms and orchestral arrangements appealed to the bachelor pad set of the 1950s and '60s.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Music Out of the Moon
1948 Music Out of the Moon Capitol
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Ritual of the Savage
1952 Ritual of the Savage Universe
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The Passions
1954 The Passions Capitol
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Tamboo!
1954 Tamboo! Capitol
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Blue Mirage
1955 Blue Mirage Capitol
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Caribbean Moonlight
1955 Caribbean Moonlight Capitol
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Kaleidoscope
1955 Kaleidoscope Capitol
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African Jazz
1956 African Jazz Capitol
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'Round the World with Les Baxter
1957 'Round the World with Les Baxter Capitol
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Ports of Pleasure
1957 Ports of Pleasure Capitol
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Skins!
1957 Skins! Capitol
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Skins! Bongo Party with Les Baxter
1957 Skins! Bongo Party with Les Baxter Capitol
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Confetti
1958 Confetti Capitol
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Space Escapade
1958 Space Escapade Capitol
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Les Baxter's Jungle Jazz
1958 Les Baxter's Jungle Jazz Capitol
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Teen Drums
195? Teen Drums Capitol
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Thinking of You [Capitol]
195? Thinking of You [Capitol] Capitol
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Arthur Murray Favorites: Tangos
1960 Arthur Murray Favorites: Tangos Capitol
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Jewel of the Sea
1960 Jewel of the Sea Él
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Sacred Idol
1960 Sacred Idol Capitol
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Les Baxter's Young Pops
1960 Les Baxter's Young Pops Capitol
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Jules Verne's Master of the World [Original Soundtrack]
1961 Jules Verne's Master of the World [Original Soundtrack] Varèse Sarabande
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Sensational!: The Exciting Sounds & Rhythms of Les Baxter
1961 Sensational!: The Exciting Sounds & Rhythms of Les Baxter Capitol
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The Soul of the Drums
1963 The Soul of the Drums Reprise
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The Dunwich Horror [Original Soundtrack]
1969 The Dunwich Horror [Original Soundtrack] Varèse Sarabande
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Hell's Belles
1969 Hell's Belles Sidewalk
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Moog Rock
1969 Moog Rock GNP / Crescendo
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Bora Bora [Original Soundtrack]
1970 Bora Bora [Original Soundtrack]
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Que Mango!
1970 Que Mango! Scamp
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Exotic World Of
1995 Exotic World Of Rev-Ola Records
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The Chronestrian
2003 The Chronestrian The Les Baxter Factor
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