Coming off a double Oscar win for his Breakfast at Tiffany's score, Henry Mancini produced this score for the Howard Hawks-directed, John Wayne-starring safari comedy Hatari!.
Now Music from the Paramount Picture score Hatari! is back bigger and better than ever! The album has gone the deluxe Analogue Productions route - remastered from the original analog tapes by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound, cut at 45 RPM, plated and pressed as a 200-gram 2LP at Quality Record Pressings. Then packaged in deluxe tip-on gatefold jackets from Stoughton Printing. A great title, a brilliant reissue. Exceptional!
"This is at first a fun blend of jazz and Afro-exotica, jungle drums mixed with a classic bop combo. Elsewhere, however, the soundtrack opts for some pleasant, but very Western jazz, only stopping for the African instrument-sampler "The Sounds of Hatari," which features some nice treated piano." -Ted Mills, allmusic.com
• Mastered by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound from the original analog tapes
• Plated and pressed at Quality Record Pressings
• Deluxe "tip-on" gatefold jacket by Stoughton Printing
1. Theme from "Hatari!"
2. Baby Elephant Walk
3. Just For Tonight
4. Your Father's Feathers
6. Night Side
5. Big Band Bwana
1. The Sounds Of Hatari
2. The Soft Touch
3. Crocodile, Go Home!