Sumptuous, lavish box set that pays tribute to one of America's greatest composers. CD1 is of original recordings. including some previously unreleased , of his 30s quintette era, 40s orchestra era and 50s jingle workshop era. CD2 is of new covers by including Miharu Koshi, Haruomi Hosono, Cabo San Rosque, Koji Ueno ensemble and many others. The 100 page booklet comes with photos, info, (some English), replica reprints of classic sheet music, posters etc and is packaged in a retro inspired Capitol Records 45 box. Watch the videos!
CD-1: Vintage Raymond Scott Recordings
* Previously unreleased track
1. The Toy Trumpet * 2. Twilight in Turkey * 3. The Penguin * 4. Dinner Music for a Pack of Hungry Cannibals * 5. Siberian Sleigh Ride * 6. New Years Eve in a Haunted House (session outtake) * 7. Suicide Cliff * 8. Manhattan Minuet * 9. Boy Scout in Switzerland * 10. Powerhouse * 11. Huckleberry Duck * 12. Birdseed Special * 13. The Bullfighter and His Piccolo * 14. War Dance for Wooden Indians * 15. At an Arabian House Party * 16. Christmas Night in Harlem * 17. Rococo * 18. Stiff Lace and Old Charcoal, D.M.A.T....D.M.A.T....D.M.A.T. * 19. 37th Secret (Singing Down the Road) * 20. Be Happy Go Lucky * 21. Lucky Strike * 22. Russells Sunshine Ice Cream * 23. RCA Victor TV * 24. Look RCA Victor TV * 25. Song of the Milk Bottle Moppets * 26. City of New York * 27. Waltz of the Diddles (unreleased vocal version) * 28. Twilight Zone (introducing The Scott Clavivox) 29. Serenade to a Lonesome Railroad Station 30. African Ear Bender * 31. Sleepwalker * 32. Never Going to Swing No More *
CD2: New Covers
1. Huckleberry Duck - The Toy Trumpet / Jean-Jacques Perrey & Dana Countryman 2. Powerhouse / Cabo San Roque & the Mechanical Orchestra of França Xica 3. The Toy Trumpet / Miharu Koshi 4. Suicide Cliff / Benoît Charest featuring Kid Koala 5. Manhattan Minuet / VAGABOND cpa 6. At an Arabian House Party / Hirofumi Tokutake 7. Lucky Strike / Gen Hoshino 8. Boy Scout in Switzerland / Ego Plum 9. The Penguin / Haruomi Hosono 10. See The Monkey / Tomoko Kataoka Octet + Beth Sorrentino
11. The Bass-Line Generator / Benoît Charest 12. Bird Life in the Bronx / Midori Okamura (a.k.a. Mint-Lee) 13. And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon / Optiganally Yours 14. War Dance for Wooden Indians / Noahlewis Mahlon Taits 15. Twilight in Turkey / Harmonica Liners 16. Happy Whistler / The American Icons of Rebellion 17. Desire / Koji Ueno Ensemble 18. Nightfall in Venice / VAGABOND cpa + Gak Sato