Saturday, October 30, 2010

LP cover art: Orq. Almendra "Danzones Para Recordar" Vol's I & II

"Danzones Para Recordar"
Vol. I

Orq. Almendra

"Danzones Para Recordar"
Vol. II

Orq. Almendra

Rumba Rarities / Rarezas - Cuba

Two CDs put together as a compilation.
They are all from my personal music collection and were compiled for me seven years ago by 'Barry Cox', the N.Y.C. based singer, author of the "Cancionero Rumbero" song book.

"Vol. 1"
Graphic design: Barry Cox

4. Juventude Del Presente

Silvestre Mendez

10. Porque No Quieres
Carlos Embale y Roberto Maza "El Vive Bien"

11. Soñando Guaguancó
Roberto Maza "El Vive Bien" y Carlos Embale

13. La China Linda

"El Vive Bien" 'Roberto Maza

14. Virgencita de mi camino
Los Parragueños 1960's

15. Si en vano te juré
Los Parragueños 1960's

"Vol. II"
Graphic design: Barry Cox

1. En Este Ritmo

2. El Dia Que Me Quieres / Ingrato Corazón
Cantan: Juan De Dios

6. Yambú-Guaguancó-Columbia

Drummers and singers from Grupo Manguare

9. Chan Fan Ko
(the Chinese Changó)
'Los Papines' with 'Pascual Herrera' vocal

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

In memoriam: Rosendo Rosell dead at 92

Miami, Florida 24 of October 2010

R.I.P. / D.E.P.

Comedian and composer:
"Sabrosona", "Caimitillo y Marañon", "Calculadora"
and many other compositions.

Rosendo Rosell and Julio Valdés

Rosendo Rosell on the cover of a Conj. Casino LP.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Music this Sunday Oct. 24th.

I'm playing music (Cuban Son) with 'Grupo Irék'
Sun. Oct. 10th @ Havana Central
22 East 17th Street (between 5th & Broadway)
Sunday Brunch 1pm-4pm (free)

Monday, October 18, 2010

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Live music

I'll be playing music at the following venues this week,
stop by if you are in the area. No admission charge.
Good food + good Cuban music.

Wed. Oct. 6th @ Havana Central
151 West 46th Street (Between 6th & 7th Ave)
Sun. Oct. 10th @ Havana Central
22 East 17th Street (between 5th & Broadway)
Sunday Brunch 1pm-4pm

Thur. Oct. 7th. @ BOOM
152 Spring Street and W. Broadway, in Soho

Mon. Oct. 11th. @ Horus
10th street and Avenue A
9:00pm. - 12:00am

Friday, October 1, 2010

In memoriam: Tyler Clementi

Tyler Clementi
18-year-old Rutgers College freshman
committed suicide by jumping off the
George Washington Bridge, which spans the
Hudson River between New Jersey and New York.