Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Profiles in greatness: Rogelio 'Yeyito' Iglesias - "selected bongó solos"

Rogelio 'Yeyito' Iglesias
(he was right handed but played like a lefty)

"Selected bongó solos" featuring one of Cubas most masterful and tasteful bongocero's during the 1950's and early 1960's, the great Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias.
Several obscure solos with the bands of Reynaldo Hierrezuelo, Caridad Hierrezuelo, Cheo Marquetti, Orquesta Sensacion, Orq."Yoyo" Casteleiro, classics with Cachao, Gilberto Valdés and Fernando Alvarez y Conjunto Casino.


Aprietala En El Rincon
Cheo Marquetti 
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo
 
 

Elube Changó
Orq. Sensacion
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo
 

Rica Pulpa
Candita Batista con Orq Yoyo Casteleiro
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo
 

Guarapo, Pimienta Y Sal
Caridad Hierrezuelo
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo 

Dame La Mano
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo
over the baratone sax of either 'Virgilio Vixama'
or 'Osvaldo "Mosquifin" Urrutila'



Gusto Y Sabor

Reynaldo Hierrezuelo (Rey Caney)
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo 

 

Mi Rumba Caliente
Reynaldo Hierrezuelo (Rey Caney)
 Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias repicando (riffing) 

 

Siboney
Cachao y Su Combo

 Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias repicando (riffing)

 

Marta
Cachao y Su Combo
 Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongó repicando (riffing)
 

Descarga General
Cachao y Su Combo
 Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo

 

Controversia De Metales
Cachao y Su Combo
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias: repicando (riffing) 

 

Oye Mi Tres Montuno
Cachao y Su Combo 
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo 


A Buscar Camarones
 Cachao y Su Combo 
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongó y solo 


El Fantasma Del Combo
Cachao y Su Combo 
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo 

 

La Luz
 Cachao y Su Combo 
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo 

 

Descarga Nañiga
Cachao y Su Combo

 Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes y solo 


Mambo Rumbon
Gilberto Valdés
 
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias: repicando (riffing)


Sabor a Carnaval
Conjunto Casino
 
Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias: bongó solo at end
 

Sancocho y Huesito
Fernando Alvarez y Conjunto Casino - live

 Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias bongoes



The original Panart LP Cuban pressing.
(Cachao does not have the bass on his knee)
 
The Panart  U.S.A. pressing.


5 comments:

Kristaps said...

I am surprised there are no comments on this one! It's practically a handbook on bongo:) Thanks a million!

I have read references to Yeyito, but had not heard his work. Is there any way to download these?

Beto said...

Para hacer sincero no conocia a Yeyito ,tremendo solos de bongoes si no llega hcer por ese blog ....
Le agradesco todo en musica cubana que han puesto aca.....

jrmaxxbongo said...

Senor!
Your site came to my attention through The Dom & WA III. Fine thing because your right on the clave. Real nice to see homage paid to Yeyito. Well put together site. I understand the work that goes in and it shows.
Thanks!

carfrias said...

Hi, i want to know what´s it´s the cover or the lp that contains the song a buscar camarones by cachao and rogelio yeyo iglesias, it´s a very nice song.
Congratulations for this spectacular blog and many thanks for all the information, songs, pictures, etc.
thank you so much.
best regards.
Carlos Estrada
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Fidels Eyeglasses said...

"A Buscar Camarones" in on the LP "Jam Session With Feeling" on the Maype label.

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