Label: Columbia - CL 2529 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Latin • Style: Easy Listening
Can a year-old arranger-conductor cut one of the best-selling instrumentals of the rock era? The answer for Percy Faith was a No Balanco Do Jequiba (The Butterfly) - Percy Faith And His Orchestra* - Bim!
Bam!! Boom!!! yes. He already had a long string of hit albums and singles, had provided instrumental backing for other artists on their successful recordings and was a noted radio and TV arranger.
He was born April 7,in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. By the time he was 6, Faith had demonstrated musical abilities, drumming out rhythms on family chinaware. After three years of fiddling, Faith turned to the piano, which provide to be his forte. Any River - Burning Spear - Dry & Heavy youngster was so short he had to sit on a stack of sheet music to reach the piano.
When he was 15, Faith debuted as a concert pianist and at 18 was writing special arrangements for other musicians and touring with a small concert group. ByFaith was a staff conductor, arranger and pianist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, a position he would hold for seven years.
His duties included writing music for special programming including coverage of John Holt - Everybody Knows visit to Canada by the King and Queen of England. Besides arranging and producing hits for himself, Faith worked his musical magic as an arranger and producer for a number of artists including Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, Doris Day and others.
Although he was busy with other Columbia artists, Faith continued to have his own hits. Faith would go to 1 again with another movie theme. The theme was written by Max Steiner and recorded by Faith in September It charted in the second week of and headed to the top of the Billboard pop charts, where it remained for nine weeks, selling more than a million copies.
It also won a Grammy as record of the year and picked up nominations for best performance by an orchestra and best arrangement. InFaith tried something different.
This collection of two of his best albums for Columbia clearly demonstrates his talent and versatility. Skip to main content. Bim Bam Boom. Reza Ray-Za. Estrada Branca. Tropic Holiday. Oye Negra. Nao Tem Problema Brazil Blue. Maracangalha No Balanco Do Jequiba (The Butterfly) - Percy Faith And His Orchestra* - Bim! Bam!! Boom!!! Go.
Enlloro Voodoo Moon. The "In" Crowd. Let's Hang On. Make It Easy On Yourself. A Lover's Concerto. Here It Comes Again. Everyone's Gone To The Moon. See You Around. For additional information e. Themes For The "In" Crowd. Liner notes Can a year-old arranger-conductor cut one of the best-selling instrumentals of the rock era?
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