Vermilion Sands


Originating in African American communities in the Southern United States around the turn of the 20th century, building on New Orleans Brass Band ensemble and influences from Ragtime and Blues to become a very popular style by the emergence of Swing in the 1930s.

1961 Cal Tjader West Side Story
1983 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones
1994 Vangelis Blade Runner