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As promised, here is a Jimmy Namaro discography that I have compiled.

I will post a bio and pictures when I find time. All the albums contain at least 2 Exotica tracks if not more. The Driftwood album is all Exotica. I have noted the Jimmy Namaro originals too!

Enjoy! :)

Cheers and Mahalo,

Jimmy Namaro Discography

Jimmy Namaro Trio; With Mallets of 4 Thought, King Records, 685

  1. With Mallets Toward Some (Namaro)
  2. Venezuela
  3. Love
  4. Cool Fool (Namaro)
  5. When I grow too Old to Dream
  6. One of a Kind Mambo (Namaro)
  7. Hammering Home (An Idea) (Namaro)
  8. Nothing in This World (Compares to You) (Namaro)
  9. I've Got a Feelin' You're Foolin'
  10. Laura
  11. Similau
  12. Late Late Blues (Namaro)

Jimmy Namaro Trio; At the Westbury, Columbia Records, FL264 (Canadian Import)

  1. Sentimental Journey
  2. Yesterdays
  3. Sam for Short (Namaro)
  4. Too Marvelous for Words
  5. Changing Keys (Namaro)
  6. Love for Sale
  7. What is This Thing Called Love
  8. I Cover the Waterfront
  9. Morrocco (Namaro)
  10. Dansero
  11. Night Sounds (Namaro)
  12. Babylon (Namaro)

Jimmy Namaro Trio; Driftwood, Dot Records, DLP 3246

  1. Driftwood (Williams-Namaro)
  2. Chi Chi Cha Cha Cha
  3. East of the Sun
  4. Beachcomber’s Blues (Namaro)
  5. Lamento Marimba (Namaro)
  6. Soft Sands (Namaro)
  7. Kcammot (Namaro)
  8. Balikpapan (Namaro)
  9. Sand and Sandals
  10. Nightingale
  11. Cha Cha Chimes
  12. Tahiti Boat

Jimmy Namaro; Plays Middle-Road Jazz at the Westbury, RCA Victor LCPS/LCP-1060 Canadian Import)

  1. This Could Be the Start of Something Big
  2. I’m Glad There is You
  3. Misty
  4. September Song
  5. West Side Story (Medley)
  6. Moanin’ (Namaro)
  7. He-Wat’s Happening (What’s Happening) (Namaro)
  8. Sonny’s Daze (Namaro)
  9. Dark Eyes

Jimmy Namaro; The Latin Touch of, RCA Victor, CTLS-1089 (Canadian Import)

  1. Man of La Mancha
  2. Over the Rainbow
  3. Call Me
  4. Carnival Brasiliero
  5. Jimmy
  6. Pubba and the Puddy (Namaro)
  7. This is My Song
  8. Good Morning Annie (Namaro)
  9. On a Little Street in Singapore
  10. Lara’s Theme
  11. Stranger in Paradise
  12. St. Louis Blues Pachanga

Jimmy Namaro; We Gotta Get it All Together, Quality records, SV1883 (Canadian Import)

  1. We Gotta Get it All Together (Namaro)
  2. I Wanna Know
  3. Lazy Afternoon
  4. Despertar (Namaro)
  5. Afro-Rock (Namaro)
  6. Up a Lazy River
  7. Nightingale
  8. So Danco Samba
  9. African Echoes (Namaro)
  10. Climax

Music Production Library LP’s

Jimmy Namaro; CTL, Canadian Talent Library, M1050

  1. Bossa Nova Para Que Jaime (Bossa Nova for Jimmy) (Namaro)
  2. We Three (Namaro)
  3. Street of Dreams
  4. African Echoes (Namaro)
  5. Anna Maria Waltz (Namaro)
  6. Blue for Vibes (Namaro)
  7. The Moon is Low
  8. Body and Soul
  9. Let’s Do It, Let’s Fall in Love
  10. When the World was Young
  11. Baia
  12. Lonely One (Namaro)
  13. The Man I Love

[ Edited by: Jeff Central 2010-02-22 16:47 ]


Many thanks, Jeff. More fun stuff to hunt down...

I bet that library edition is a tough one to come by. Since it's production music, is it more on the easy listening edge than his other recordings?


On 2010-02-22 09:27, tabuzak wrote:
Many thanks, Jeff. More fun stuff to hunt down...

I bet that library edition is a tough one to come by. Since it's production music, is it more on the easy listening edge than his other recordings?


It is extremely hard to find especially here in the United States.

The album is actually split in half. Half strings and half Marimba/Vibes. A couple tracks have Strings and Marimba which really make it an interesting listen. This is the only album I have found where Jimmy Namaro uses a string section. The other tracks are pretty much Exotica!!

I think there is one other Music Production Library LP.

The search continues...........

Cheers and Mahalo,


Sounds essential.

Thanks again, Jeff.


[ Edited by: tabuzak 2010-02-22 10:30 ]

Just to clarify info on an old thread, Canadian Talent Library records aren't production music. CTL was a subscription series that produced records by Canadian artists for Canadian easy-listening radio stations and they also licensed their recordings to commercial labels such as RCA and Capitol. It was active from 1962 to 1985. "The Latin Touch of Jimmy Namaro" was produced by the Canadian Talent Library, In addition to the self titled one mentioned above.

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