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West Indies. Visual Kei. Shibuya Kei. Sound Tracks. Conniff was born in Attleboro, MassachusettsUnited States,  and learned to play the trombone from his father. He studied music arranging from a course book. After serving in the U. In these early years he produced similar-sounding records for Columbia's Epic label under the name of Jay Raye which stood for "Joseph Raymond" among them a backing album and singles with Somethin' Smith and the Redheadsan American male vocal group.
He also was the first American popular artist to record in Russia —in he recorded Ray Conniff in Moscow with the help of a local choir. In Brazil and Chile in the s and s, he was treated like a young pop superstar despite being in his seventies and eighties. Conniff commented, "One time I was recording an album with Mitch Miller - we had a big band and a small choir.
I decided to have the choir sing along with the big band using wordless lyrics. The women were doubled with the trumpets and the men were doubled with the trombones. In the booth Mitch was totally surprised and excited at how well it worked. It was an experiment by one of the senior managers at Columbia to cash in on a new dance step, but from the outset, Conniff disliked it. When it sold poorly, he had it withdrawn. The album's title track's lyrics were sung to the music of " Lara's Theme " from the film Doctor Zhivagoand it became a US top 10 single.
The album reached the US top 20 and went platinum, and Conniff won a Grammy. The single and album also reached high positions in the international charts a. Musically different highlights in Conniff's career are two albums he produced in cooperation with Billy Butterfieldan old friend from earlier swing days. Conniff Meets Butterfield featured Butterfield's solo trumpet and a small rhythm LP, and Just Kiddin' Around after a Conniff original composition from the sreleased inwhich featured additional trombone LP by Ray himself.
Both albums are pure light jazz Album) did not feature any vocals. Conniff recorded in New York from —61, and mainly in Los Angeles from through See the padlock symbol shown by most browsers when you checkout. Your information will not be shared. And you can un-subscribe with one click at any time. UK album chart. Click here for more info. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear and the vinyl remains near 'as new' with few sigsn of play SBPG Gigi Yellow Rose Wheel Of Fortune Mack The Knife I'll Walk Alone Never On Sunday Chanson d'Amour Song Of Love
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