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Ray Obiedo
Latin Jazz Project vol. 1
 
Latin Jazz Project vol. 1 CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Picadillo
02 – Coral Keys
03 – Caravan
04 – Vera Cruz
05 – St. Thomas
06 – Cubo azul
07 – Child's dance
08 – Santa Cruz
09 – Southern side
10 – Sabor
11 – Cool for now

Length: 53:37
Tracks 6, 7 & 9 written by Ray Obiedo.

Musicians
Ray Obiedo: acoustic guitar on tracks 1, 2, 5, 7 & 10; electric guitar on all tracks except 1, 7 & 11; synths on track 4
Roger Glenn: flute on tracks 1 & 8; alto flute & piccolo on track 5
David K. Matthews: piano on all tracks except 11; organ on tracks 2 & 9
Karl Perazzo: congas & timbales on tracks 1 & 5; timbales on track 3; bongo & bell on track 10
David Belove: bass on tracks 1, 5 & 10
Paul van Wageningen: drums on all tracks except 11
Elena Pinderhughes: flute on tracks 2 & 7
Sandy Cressman: vocals on tracks 2 & 4
Peter Michael Escovedo: bongo & timbales on tracks 2 & 3; congas & bongo on track 9; congas on track 10; percussion on track 11
Derek Rolando: congas on track 2; timbales on track 9
Marc van Wageningen: bass on tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 & 9
Norbert Stachel: soprano sax on track 3; tenor sax solo on track 5; flute on track 9; flute, tenor & alto saxes on track 10
Phil Hawkins: steel pans on tracks 4, 5 & 6
Michael Spiro: percussion on tracks 4, 6 & 7; maracas, guiro, bongo & bell on track 8
Peter Horvath: piano solos on tracks 5 & 6
Bob Mintzer: tenor sax on track 6
Orestes Vilató: timbales on track 8
Ray Vega: trumpet solo on track 8
Jeff Cressman: trombone & horn arrangement on track 8
Jon Bendich: congas on track 8
Mike Olmos: trumpet on track 10
Mike Rinta: horn arrangement on track 10
Sheila E.: conga solo & percussion on track 11

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Latin Jazz Project vol. 1. This is Ray Obiedo's composition Child's dance, featuring Elena Pinderhughes and Marc van Wageningen. (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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Website: www.rayobiedo.com
Record label: Rhythmus Records
Distribution: iTunes and Amazon

 
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Little Johnny Rivero
Music in Me
 
Music in Me CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Mr. LP
02 – Music in me
03 – Let's do it again
04 – Little giants
05 – Palmieri, much respect
06 – Africa my land
07 – Bombazúl
08 – Afro-Rykan thoughts
09 – Alambique

Length: 58:39
All compositions by Little Johnny Rivero. Poem in track 6 written by Giovanni Almonte.

Musicians
Little Johnny Rivero: congas, bongo, timbales, talking drum, quinto, barril de bomba, cajon, bata, shekere & udu drum; chants on track 6; coro on track 9
Brian Lynch: trumpet
Louis Fouché: alto sax
Zaccai Curtis: piano & Fender Rhodes
Luques Curtis: bass; coro on track 9
Ludwig Afonso: drums

Special Guests
Conrad Herwig: trombone on tracks 1 & 4
Jonathan Powell: trumpet on tracks 1, 4, 5 & 9
Alfredo de la Fé: violin on track 9
Natalie Fernandez: vocals on track 5
Anthony Carrillo: bongos, bata, barril de bomba, cuas & maracas on tracks 1, 4, 6, 7 & 9
Luisito Quintero: timbales on tracks 1, 4 & 9
Giovanni Almonte: poem on track 6
Manny Mieles: chant vocals on track 6
Edwin Ramos: coro on track 9

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Music in Me. This is Little Johnny Rivero's composition Bombazúl. (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: Truth Revolution Records
Distribution: www.trrstore.bandcamp.com

 
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Dave Stryker
Eight Track II
 
Eight Track II CD cover.

Tracks
01 – Harvest for the world
02 – What's going on
03 – Trouble man
04 – Midnight cowboy
05 – When doves cry
06 – Send one your love
07 – I can't get next to you
08 – Time of the season
09 – Signed, sealed, delivered I'm yours
10 – One hundred years
11 – Sunshine of your love

Length: 65:49
All music arranged by Dave Stryker except tracks 1, 2, 5 & 6 arranged by Dave Stryker and Jared Gold.

Musicians
Dave Stryker: guitar
Steve Nelson: vibraphone
Jared Gold: organ
McClenty Hunter: drums

Sample Track
Here's a sample track from Eight Track II. This is Signed, sealed, delivered I'm yours written by Stevie Wonder. (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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Website: www.davestryker.com
Record label: Strikezone Records

 


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