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The Enigmatic World of Tak Shindo

Tak Shindo, born in 1922, was a Japanese-American musician, composer, and arranger known for his contributions to the exotica genre in the mid-20th century. Exotica, a form of lounge music that incorporated elements of various ethnic and indigenous musical styles, became immensely popular in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. Shindo’s innovative fusion …

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