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Salsa de la Bahia, Vol. 1
 
Salsa de la Bahia CD cover.


Bands
Estrellas de la Bahia
Benny Velarde y Su Super Combo
Anthony Blea y Su Charanga
Avance
Louie Romero y Su Grupo Mazacote
Orquesta la Moderna Tradición
Vission Latina
Edgardo y Su Candela
Jesus Diaz y Su QBA
John Calloway
The John Santos Sextet
Orestes Vilató
John Santos and The Machete Ensemble

 
 
Disc 1 Tracks
01 – Canto, clave y candela (Estrellas de la Bahia)
02 – Tranquilisate (Benny Velarde y Su Super Combo)
03 – Virgen de la caridad (Anthony Blea y Su Charanga)
04 – A bailar con Avance (Avance)
05 – Lou's Afro-Cuban blues (Louie Romero y Su Grupo Mazacote)
06 – Soy Matancero (Orquesta la Moderna Tradición)
07 – Mira a Elena (Vission Latina)
08 – Yo vine a bailar la salsa (Edgardo y Su Candela)
09 – Dormido en el metro (Jesus Diaz y Su QBA)
10 – Velero sin timón (John Calloway)
11 – Ponme a gozar (The John Santos Sextet)

Disc 1 length: 59:44

Disc 2 Tracks
01 – El espiritu del mambo (Estrellas de la Bahia)
02 – Toca Vilató (Orestes Vilató)
03 – Jardinero (Jesus Diaz y Su QBA)
04 – Madre rumba, padre son (Edgardo y Su Candela)
05 – Café con leche (John Santos and The Machete Ensemble)
06 – Montuno pa' la flauta (John Calloway)
07 – Yolanda Pachanga (Benny Velarde y Su Super Combo)
08 – En el tiempo de la colonia (Orquesta la Moderna Tradición)
09 – La loca (Avance)
10 – Tumba Randy (Anthony Blea y Su Charanga)
11 – Rumba para Paul (Estrellas de la Bahia)

Disc 2 length: 66:22

 
 
Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Salsa de la Bahia, Vol. 1. This is Estrellas de la Bahia with El Espiritu del Mambo. (If you don't see the blue Click here to listen button below, make sure your browser's security preferences are set to allow plug-ins and that you have Apple's free QuickTime plug-in. Some browsers still won't display the button. In that case, click in the center of the box to reveal the player.)


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Record label: Patois Records

 
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Arturo O'Farrill and
The Chico O'Farrill Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra
Final Night at Birdland
 
Final Night at Birdland CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Introduction/ Three Afro Cuban jazz moods
02 – Calediscopico
03 – Pensativo
04 – Exuberante
05 – Delirio/ Tanga suite
06 – Cuban lullabye
07 – Mambo
08 – Cuban ritual
09 – Bolero
10 – Rumba abierta
11 – Havana blues
12 – Fathers and sons, from Havana to New York and back again

Length: 63:24
Tracks 1, 11 & 12 written by Chico O'Farrill; track 5 (Tanga suite) by Mario Bauza and Chico O'Farrill.

Musicians
Arturo O'Farrill: piano & musical director
Gregg August: bass
Vince Cherico: drums
Tony Rosa: congas
Joe Gonzalez: bongo & bell
John Walsh: lead trumpet
Jim Seeley: trumpet
Pete Nater: trumpet
Matt Hilgenberg: trumpet
Sam Burtis: lead trombone
Gary Valente: trombone
Kajiwara Tokunori: trombone
Jack Jeffers: bass trombone
John Santos: vocals
David Bixler: lead alto saxophone
Todd Bashore: alto saxophone
Peter Brainin: lead tenor saxophone
Jed Levy: tenor saxophone
Maximilian Schweiger: baritone saxophone

Special Guests
Adam O'Farrill: trumpet
Zachary O'Farrill: drums
Michel Herrera: alto sax

Sample Track
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Website: www.arturoofarrill.com
Record label: ZOHO Music

 
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Paul Carlon
La Rumba is a Lovesome Thing
 
La Rumba is a Lovesome Thing CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Johnny come lately
02 – Take the A train
03 – After all
04 – Day dream
05 – U.M.M.G.
06 – Tonk
07 – A flower is a lovesome thing
08 – Sweet and pungent
09 – Passion flower
10 – Chelsea bridge

Length: 53:59

Musicians
Paul Carlon: tenor and soprano saxophones, flute & arrangements
Anton Denner: alto saxophone, flute & piccolo
Alex Norris: trumpet
Mike Fahie: trombone on tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 & 10
Mark Miller: trombone
Ryan Keberle: trombone on tracks 1, 6 & 8
John Stenger: piano
Dave Ambrosio: acoustic bass
William Beaver Bausch: drumset
Christelle Durandy: vocals on tracks 1, 2, 4, 7 & 9
Benjamin Lapidus: vocals & decima on track 1; tres on tracks 1, 2, 6 & 10
Wilson Chembo Corniel: congas on tracks 3, 5 & 10
Obanilu Ire: barriles & maraca on track 6
Pedrito Martinez: vocals on tracks 1 & 2; congas on tracks 1, 2 & 8; batá on track 2

Sample Track
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Website: www.paulcarlonmusic.com
Record label: ZOHO Music

 


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