Martin Denny was an American pianist and composer. His now classic 1957 LP, Exotica, gave a name to a whole new sub-genre of lounge music. Denny became known as the “Father of Exotica”. Vibes and Marimba player Arthur Lyman and percussionist Augie Colon feature alongside Denny. Ltd LP on Jackpot.
A re-issue of Quiet Village, the eighth studio album from the father of exotica, Martin Denny. Sub-titled The Exotic Sounds of Martin Denny to make it appear like a compilation, it originally came out in 1959, and as a package, complete with its famous artwork, it served as a perfect introduction to Denny’s aesthetic.