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Martin Denny (born April 10, 1911 in New York City, NY, United States - died March 2, 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii) was an American musician. He was universally known as the founder and reigning king of exotica music, a type of big band music with Latin rhythms and overtones of Pacific Ocean culture that is largely scorned by critics but was extremely popular in the 1950s and 1960s.

Martin Denny's breakthrough album, Exotica,…

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  • king
  • Anyone with just the slightest touch of animosity towards this kinda music must let a little sunshine into their lives, and stop being miserable cunts.
  • fuck this guy
  • отец экзотики, отличная музыка
  • omg i love this
  • modern ambiance... http://goodtimecollective.bandcamp.com/track/island
  • Still one of my favorite exotica artists!
  • Midnight Cowboy is one of my favorite.
  • wow.
  • As exotica goes, I guess I prefer his mentor, Les Baxter, and his protege, Arthur Lyman, a bit better, but Denny is certainly a tiki-god regardless...

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