The German orchestra leader, composer and arranger, Bert Kaempfertproduced a series of hits for Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, Al Martino, and most notably Frank Sinatra’s ‘Strangers In The Night’. This instrumental collection features ‘Easy Listening’ recordings from his most successful period.
Mantovaniwas a conductor, composer and light orchestra leader with
a cascading strings musical signature sound. He was the first British
artist to sell over one million stereo albums. This collection features music
from the albums A Collection of My
favourite Waltzes, Plays Tango, Candelight, Plays Music from the Films, American
Scene, Songs To Remeber, Concert Spectacular, Songs Of Praise and Great Themes.
Percy Faith was a Canadian bandleader, orchestrator, composer and conductor, known for his lush arrangements of pop standards. He is often credited with popularising the ‘Easy Listening’format. This collection features music from his albums: South Pacific, Bouquet, The Sound Of Music, Exotic Strings, The Music Of Mexico and The Music Of Brazil.
Ray Conniffcreated a unique ‘Easy Listening’ style with a big band and a small choir (12 women and 13 men), where the choir sang along with the big band using wordless lyrics. It was an instant success.Between 1957-68, The Ray Conniff Singershad 28 albums in the American Top 40. Featured here are the recordings from those years including Broadway in Rhythm, Hollywood in Rhythm, It’s The Talk Of The Town, Young At Heart, Say It With Music, Memories Are Made Of This, Somebody To Love, ‘S Continental, So Much In Love and The Happy Beat.