les baxter

28/06/2009

"any good music must be an innovation"

"any good music must be an innovation"

Les Baxter is the leading figure in the history of exotica. His work for Capitol Records in the 1950s introduced most of the major movements in exotica. Wrote over 150 film soundtracks. Also known for Poor People of Paris (1956), a number-one hit.

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