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Jungle Drums
Morton Gould
Jungle Drums
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Jazz, Special Interest, Pop, Classical
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All Artists: Morton Gould
Title: Jungle Drums
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: RCA
Original Release Date: 1/1/1960
Re-Release Date: 4/16/1996
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Jazz, Special Interest, Pop, Classical
Styles: Swing Jazz, Marches, Dance Pop, Easy Listening, Vocal Pop, Opera & Classical Vocal, Historical Periods, Modern, 20th, & 21st Century
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 090266817320, 090266817344, 2605000027958

CD Reviews

Jungle Fun
Henderson James | 11/23/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"More soothing renditions by Morton Gould and composer Ernesto Lecuona. "Andalucia" is simply beautiful on this album. It has a strong melody that would sound good in almost any setting. My daughter brought this in for her second grade class, and most of the kids an parents liked the music. Some of it is very cinematic, and I think that's what some of them reacted too...made then think of old films. Highly recommended."
Sentimental Favorite
H. Ransdell | Great Falls, MT United States | 11/30/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"My parents purchased this album back in the sixties, and I grew up listening to it. For this reason alone I love it. Even after all this time I still love these arrangements. Mr. Gould's orchestra give polished performances, the tone colors are varied and vivid. You will be carried to exotic locales by this music. It's a classic!"
A Classic
Christopher Bonds | 01/15/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I was in high school when I bought this LP, and it was one of the favorites in my collection! I thought enough of it to buy the CD reissue. As one reviewer said, the jacket might make you think it is "lounge" music but it is in fact a beautifully performed set of orchestral arrangements of evocative works by Lecuona, Villa-Lobos, and others. Gould was one of the most important American musicians of the 20th century. He brilliantly composed, conducted, and arranged music for orchestra and many other genres. While it's tempting to think of him as a "lightweight" compared to other American composers, in my opinion that would be a serious mistake. He knew his strengths and honed them to perfection."