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Latin Rhythms [Percy Faith & His Orchestra]


  • 1. Malaguea
    2. Tico-Tico
    3. Peanut Vendor
    4. My Shawl
    5. Granada
    6. Delicado
    7. Besame Mucho
    8. Oye Negra
    9. Breeze and I, The (Andalucia)
    10. Perfidia
    11. Siboney
    12. Brazil (Aquarela Do Brasil)
    13. Quiereme Mucho
    14. Mexican Hat Dance
    15. Chiapanecas
    16. Adios
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1011

  • Credits
    ProducerTerry Woodson
    EngineerArmin Steiner

    The Percy Faith Orchestra includes: Nick Perito (conductor); Gerald Vinci (violin).
    Recorded at Capitol Records, Hollywood, California. Includes liner notes by Marilyn Faith Leonard.
    Personnel: Percy Faith (piano).
    Some CDs by "The Percy Faith Orchestra" don't actually feature original recordings by the Toronto-born producer/arranger/orchestra leader, who died in 1976. Instead, they feature new recordings of Faith's instantly recognizable arrangements. LATIN RHYTHMS is one of these sets, recorded in 1998 by a full orchestra using Faith's mildly idiosyncratic charts. The results sound mostly like Percy Faith, but the clean, dry sound leaves a little to be desired in comparison to Faith's own lush and subtly-orchestrated releases. LATIN RHYTHMS picks tracks from classic Latin-tinged albums like MALAGUENA and VIVA!, often re-recorded at a speedier tempo than Faith's more stately original recordings. The tracks, from the hit "Malaguena" to a cover of Xavier Cugat's "My Shawl," are fine, but purists may be disappointed at the new recordings.

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