Showing posts with label Latin Jazz. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Latin Jazz. Show all posts

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Turma da Gafieira - 1956 & 1957 - Brasil

"Samba Em Hi-FI"
Turma da Gafieira - 1957

Altamiro Carrilho (flute)
Zé Bodega (sax)

Raul de Souza (trombone)

Jorge Marinho (bass)

Edison Machado (drums)

Cipó (sax)

Baden Powell (guitar)

Sivuca (acordeon and voice)


"Musicas De Altamiro Carrilho"
Turma da Gafieira - 1956

Altamiro Carrilho (flauta)
Zé Bodega (sax)
Raul de Souza (trombone)
Jorge Marinho (bass)
Edison Machado (drums)
Nestor (guitar)
Britinho and Paulinho (piano)
Santos (trumpet)
Sivuca (acordeon and voice)


J.T. Meirelles - '63, '64, '65, '67, '69, '74, '02, '05 - Brasil

João Theodoro Meirelles: sax
(Dom Um Romao: drums)
October 10, 1940 Rio - June 3, 2008 Rio

This is my collection of J.T. Meirelles: saxophonist, flautist, arranger, composer extraordinaire.
Nine recordings by the brilliant João Theodoro Meirelles.
The classic 1963 LP "Cool Samba" my father gave me this record when I was 18 years old.

1963 Cool Samba

1964 Os Copa 5 - O Som

1965 Os Copa 5 - O Novo Som

1967 Brazilian Beat Vol. 2

1969 Brazilian Beat Vol. 4

1969 Tropical - Meireles E Os Copa 7

1974 Brazilian Explosion

2002 Samba Jazz!! - Meireles E Os Copa 7

2005 - Esquema Novo

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Chico O'Farrill "Brisas Del Caribe" con Girardo Rodrigues y Sus Tambores Batá - 1960

"Brisas Del Caribe"
Chico O'Farrill
With Girardo Rodrigues y Sus Tambores Batá
Orfeon vinyl LP -
1960 rare

Track 11: "Babalú".. the short batá "solo's" towards the end are great.
The Iyá takes a short solo,
the Itótele takes a short solo
and the Okónkolo takes a short solo.
(at about 1:51)

3. Sun Sun Babae

11. Babalú

Comments? Comentarios? Commentaires? Kommentare? Reacties? Commenti? Комментарии? コメント?

Sunday, January 2, 2011

René Hernandez & Julio Andino - N.Y.C.

"Julio Andino & René Hernandez Orchestras"
1955, '56 - SMC vinyl LP

René Hernandez

"Harlem Jamboree"
Pianist René Hernandez y su Orq.

Julio Andino

Bassist Julio Andino y su Orq.

Friday, December 31, 2010

In memoriam: Billy Taylor Dies of Heart Attack at age 89

Billy Taylor Jazz pianist
b; July 24th 1924 Greenville, N.C.
d; Dec. 29th N.Y.C.
Billy Taylor was the first African-American to lead a television studio orchestra in the 1950s, hosting the series “The Subject Is Jazz.”
In the 1960s he helped start up 'Jazzmobile', which brought free music to inner New York City neighborhoods on a mobile float.
Billy Taylor hosted a jazz show on National Public Radio from 1977 to 1982.

((1954 Billy Taylor Trio-Candido))

'Jazzmobile' concert with 'Son Primero'
part 1

'Jazzmobile' concert with 'Son Primero'
part 2

Monday, November 22, 2010

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Antonio Diaz Mena "Eso Es Latin Jazz...Man!" 1963

"Eso Es Latin Jazz...Man!"
Antonio Diaz Mena
Vinyl LP on Audio Fidelity

Antonio Diaz Mena a.k.a. "Chocolate"
with Alejandro "El Negro" Vivar,
Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros,
Carlos "Patato" Valdez, Victor "Papo" Allende,
*Jorge Tapia, Miguel Avila.
Ramón Quian Sardinas "Monguito" sings on "Gozando el Guaguancó".
English vocal on "What Kind Of Fool Am I" uncredited.
Superb arranging by Lalo Schifrin, Duke Pearson and Felipe Yanez.

1959, Cuban conguero *Jorge Tapia sitting lower right.
Lou Peréz standing behind him.
In 1986,'87 I met Jorge Tapia at the Rumba in Central Park,
he invited me to his house, made me a watercress salad and we listened to Cuban music.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Issac delgado - LOVE - 2010

Issac delgado - 2010
Very nice project.
Free on "the usual" file sharing sites

1. Perfidia
2. Quizás, Quizás, Quizás
3. Tiernamente
4. Ay Cosita Linda
5. Suas Mãos
6. A Su Mirar Me Acostumbré
7. Piel Canela
8. Green Eyes / Aquellas Ojos Verdes
9. L-O-V-E
10. Yo Vengo Unos Ojos Negros
11. Hojas Muertas
12. No Tengo Lágrimas

Issac Delgado Vocals
Freddy Cole Vocals
Charles Flores Bass
Dafnis Prieto Drums
Pedro Martinez Congas, percussion, coro
Brian Lynch Trumpet, flugelhorn
Ken Peplowski Clarinet, sax
Conrad Herwig Trombone
Romero Lubambo Acoustic, electric guitar
Xiomara Laugart Coro
Isaac Delgado Jr. Coro

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Chucho Valdés & The Afrocuban Messengers 2010 - Cuba

"Chucho's Steps"
Chucho Valdés & The Afro-Cuban Messengers

1. Las dos caras (Both Sides) (8:56)
2. Danzon (9:09)
3. Zawinul's Mambo (11:23)
4. Begin To Be Good (5:14)
5. New Orleans (A Tribute to the Marsalis Family) (4:43)
6. Yansa (7:51)
7. Julian (7:54)
8. Chucho's steps (10:52)

Monday, August 30, 2010

Orq. Cubana De Musica Moderna 1967 - Cuba

Orquesta Cubana De Musica Moderna
Vinly LP - 1967

"El Manisero"
Comp: Moises Simone

Comp: Rafael Somavilla

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Dom Salvador '66, '67, '69, '71, '84 - Brasil

Dom Salvador Trio
1966 LP

"Dom Salvador Trio"
1967 LP

"Dom Salvador"
1969 LP

"Som, Sangue e Raca"
Dom Salvador e Abolicao

"Rio Claro Suite"
Dom Salvador Quartet