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While I am familiar with this band leader’s music, I was not familiar with the main piece of music on this record. It’s not really his style. So we’ll hear the story of why Perez Prado wrote it and we’ll listen to all three movements in Volume 26: Voodoo Suite.

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Credits and Copyrights:

Perez Prado, featuring Shorty Rogers ‎– Voodoo Suite Plus Six All-Time Greats
Label: RCA Victor ‎– LPM-1101
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Mono
Released: 1955
Genre: Jazz, Latin
Style: Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cha-Cha, Mambo

I Can’t get started
composed in 1938 by Vernon Duke

Voodoo Suite
Composed in 1954 by Perez Prado

In the Mood
Composed by saxophonist Joe Garland in 1938

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