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Samuel Torres Group
Forced Displacement
 
Forced Displacement CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Overture
02 – Las canta'oras (The female singers)
03 – Velada de tambores (Drums soirée)
04 – Narrador de espejismos (Narrator of mirages)
05 – Niño pensante (The thinking child)
06 – El silencio desplazador (Displacing silence)
07 – Lluvia, luna y voz (Rain, moon and voice)
08 – Emilsen, el hijo de San Juan (Emilsen, the son of San Juan)
09 – El orgullo del tambor (Drum's pride)
10 – Finale

Length: 49:56
All compositions by Samuel Torres.

Musicians
Samuel Torres: congas & claps
Michael Rodriguez: trumpet & flugelhorn
Yosvany Terry: alto & soprano saxophones
Marshall Gilkes: trombone & claps
Luis Perdomo: piano
Ricky Rodriguez: acoustic bass
Obed Calvaire: drums & claps
Jonathan Gómez: Colombian percussion: tambor alegre, tambora costeña, maracón, tambor llamador & calabaza
Edmar Castañeda: claps

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Websites: www.samueltorres.com and www.temporubatofilm
Record label: ZOHO Music

 
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George Freeman & Chico Freeman
All in the Family
 
All in the Family CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Dark blue
02 – Interlude V-2
03 – Latina bonita
04 – Interlude V-6
05 – My scenery
06 – Interlude V-9
07 – Five days in May
08 – Vonski
09 – Interlude V-8
10 – Inner orchestrations
11 – Percussion song two
12 – Chico
13 – Interlude V-5
14 – What's in between
15 – Essence of silence
16 – Interlude V-4
17 – A distinction without a difference
18 – Interlude V-10
19 – Angel eyes
20 – Percussion song one
21 – Marko
22 – Chico & George introductions

Length: 64:08
Composer credits: tracks 1, 3 & 15 (Chico Freeman); tracks 10, 14 & 17 (Chico Freeman & Caryl Baker); track 7 (Chico Freeman, Reto Weber & Jan Pulsford); tracks 5, 8, 12 & 21 (George Freeman); track 19 (Matt Dennis & Earl Brent).

Musicians
George Freeman: guitar
Chico Freeman: tenor & soprano saxophones
Kirk Brown: piano & Kurzweil keyboard
Harrison Bankhead: acoustic bass & vocal
Hamid Drake: drums & percussion
Reto Weber: hang & percussion
Mike Allemana: guitar
Joe Jenkins: drums
Joanie Pallatto and George Freeman: voices on track 21

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Website: www.chicofreeman.com
Record label: Southport Records

 
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Christian Finger
Ananda
 
Ananda CD cover.

Tracks
01 – African skies, linear lives
02 – Truth waltzed in
03 – Interlude
04 – Ananda
05 – Nights beyond, India
06 – Two faces
07 – For now
08 – Secret procession I
09 – Secret procession II
10 – Not gone, not forgotten
11 – African skies, drumming lives: Boubacar's sons
12 – In's weltenall 1: Into the sky
13 – In's weltenall 2: Endless stars

Length: 77:51
All compositions and arrangements by Christian Finger.

Musicians
Zach Brock: violin on tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8
Vadim Neselovskyi: piano
Dave Stryker: guitar on tracks 2, 6 & 7
Pete McCann: guitar on tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8
Adam Armstrong: double bass
Christian Finger: drums
Jeff Ballard: drums on track 11
Bobby Harden: vocals on track 6

— Mivos String Quartet — (tracks 3, 4, 5, 6, 10 & 13)
Olivia De Prato: violin
Joshua Modney: violin
Victor Lowry: viola
Mariel Roberts: violin-cello

Sample Track
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Website: www.christianfinger.com
Record label: Strikezone Records
Distribution: CDBaby.com and iTunes

 


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