Thursday, October 29, 2009

Photos: Cuban Quinteto & Septeto 1930, '31

Cuban Quinteto
Abelardo Barroso clave


Septeto Nacional
Trumpet: Lázaro Herrera Diaz

Tres: Francisco "Panchito" Solares Gonzáles
Maracas: Marcelino Guerra
Clave: José "Joseíto" Núñez

Septeto Tipico Matancero with Isaac Oviedo & Barbarito Diez 1930 - Cuba

'Septeto Tipico Matancero'
1930
Tres: Isaac Oviedo (father of Papi Oviedo)
Barbarito Diez second from left rear
.

Engancha Caretero

De Donde Reran

La Vida No Retoña

A Una Matancera

El Chino

Son a La Mujer Cubana

¿De Dónde Serán

Monday, October 26, 2009

U.S. losing Afghan war on two fronts

Septeto Spirituano "Vol. I" 1986 - Cuba

Septeto Spirituano - "Vol. I"
1986 vinyl LP Egrem

4. Soy Labori


CD reissue
(includes an additional 7 songs not on the LP)

1. Linda
2. El Chevere
3. Yoya Querida
4. Soy Labori
5. La Vida es falsedad
6. Una Tarde de Mayo
7. Cacique de Amor
8. Loco con frenesi
9. El Negrito Tamalero
10. Quejido de un Trovador
11. Decimas Libres
12. Tonadas de Palmarito
13. Punto Esquinero
14. Punto a Coro
15. Sucu-Sucu-Adios Habana
16. Mano a mano con tres duos
17. Mano a mano con tres duos

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Carlos Embale - Septeto Nacional Ignacio Piñeiro - 1989

Carlos Embale - Septeto Nacional Ignacio Piñeiro
1989 - Siboney/Egrem vinyl LP/LD
Carlos as always sounds great, nice tresero.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Pio Leiva - "Bajo Un Palmar" LP and "Con Los Kimbos" LP - Cuba

"Bajo Un Palmar"
Vinyl LP/LD on Maype.
Of all the great Pio Leiva recordings I have, this is my favorite.

Pio sings a great 'Cotunto' on this.


Same as "Bajo Un Palmar"
Reissued as "Soneros Cubanos" on CD in the 1990's,
but they recorded it "directly from the vinyl" LP.


"Pio Leiva Con Los Kimbos"
1987 - Egrem vinyl LP/LD
Swinging, with very tasty baritone sax parts.

1. "Mulata Con Cola"

5. "Francisco Guayabal"

6. "Que Bonita Estaba El Domingo"

7. "La Flor Del Caribe"

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Video: Cuba - Septeto Ignacio Piñeiro 1978 - Rene Alvarez y Opus13 1979 - Raúl Planas y Conjunto Tropicuba 1980


"Suavecito"
Septeto Ignacio Piñeiro - 1978
Vocal: Carlos Embale
Trumpet: 'Lázaro Herrera'
Maraca's: "Carusito"
Bailador: "Sanguili" con su esposa
(uncle of the late Ricardo "Papin" Abreu)

video

"Canallon"
'Opus 13' - 1979
Vocal:
René Alvarez
Tumbadoras: 'Miguel "Anga" Diaz'

video

"Baila Francisca"
 Raúl Planas y Conjunto Tropicuba - 1980

video

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Julio Gutiérrez "Progressive Latin" - 1960

"Progressive Latin"
1960 vinyl Gema LP
'Julio Gutiérrez'
b; Jan. 12th 1918 Manzanillo, Cuba
d; Dec. 15th 1990 New York
Pianist, composer, orchestra conductor.

(check out his "Eyeglasses"... yea baby!)

Julio Gutiérrez: Piano, organ, leader.
With Jose "Chombo" Silva tenor sax.
Alejandro "El Negro" Vivar
: trumpet.. and he sounds amazing.
Julito Collazo: vocal in Lucumi and Chekeré.
Swinging, classy and elegant.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

"Cuba Baila Vol.1" LP 1960's


"Cuba Baila Vol.1"
Vinyl LP/LD
An Egrem "sampler" with nine bands, mostly late 1960's and early 1970's recordings. With several things not easily found.

1. "Pero No Juegues"
Orq. Estrellas Cubanas


2. "Basta"
Orq. Tipica Original De Manzanillo


5. "No Te Da Direcho, No"
Orq. Estrellas Del Ritmo


6. "Barcelo"
Orq. Reve


10. "Maricusa Es Un Dolor"
Orq. Sensacion


Sunday, October 4, 2009

"Here Comes...el Son" - 'Songs Of The Beatles With A Cuban Twist' 2000 - Habana, Cuba

"Here Comes...el Son" - 2000


It has been almost ten years ago that this project was first recorded in La Habana, Cuba in 2000. A musical tribute to the Beatles with superb arrangements, the first recording to have been made in Cuba sung completely in English by Cuban musicians.
Recorded at the Sono Caribe studios in Havana, which was originally the "CMQ" studios.


4. "Here There And Everywhere"'Marlén Rodríguez'

6. "Hello Goodbye"'Los Papines'

15. "Because"'Vocal Sampling'




Friday, October 2, 2009

Rio De Janeiro Brasil 2016 !!!!

Brasil 2016 !!!!!!!

(Chicago pa' carajo)
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