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Ernie Acevedo & ImagenEncuentro Especial ... CD
Platano, 1996. Used .... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Adolescents OrquestaMillenium Hits ... CD
Korta, 1999. Used .... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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Rolando AguiloCuban Jam Session Vol 1 (Descarga Cubana) ... CD
Maype, Early 60s. New Copy .... $9.99 12.99
Classic Cuban jazz material from the group of trumpeter Rolando Aquilo – done in a style that's a bit tighter than some of the other Jam Session albums from the time, but still plenty darn great! Rolando's trumpet is firmly in the lead on most tracks, but the overall presentation is still ... read more CD

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Johnny AlbinoEl Unico ... CD
Disco Hit, 1990. Used .... $19.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Ley AlejandroDejame Entrar ... CD
BMG, 1999. Used .... $1.99
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New Marc AnthonyLibre ... CD
Sony, 2001. Used .... $0.99
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New Marc AnthonyTodo A Su Tiempo ... CD
Sony, 1999. Used .... $0.99
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New Marc AnthonyTodo A Su Tiempo ... CD
Sony, 1995. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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ArroyandoNew York Power ... CD
Pozo, Used .... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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New AztecaAzteca (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1972. New Copy .... $14.99
A crowning moment for the west coast Latin scene in the 70s – a wonderful Bay Area set that brings together some of the best talents working on that scene at the time! The set's got a great blend of modes – Latin soul, touches of funk, and plenty of the jazzy inflections you'd expect ... read more CD

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BabasonicosMiami ... CD
Sony, 1999. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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New BamboleoN No! Que Bueno Esta ... CD
Ahi-Nama, 2000. Used .... $3.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole. Slipcase has a small rip and a sticker.)

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New Ray BarrettoCan You Feel It ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $13.99
Sweet sounds from the days when Fania Records was one of the greatest things going on the New York scene – and some of its key artists got a chance to work for other labels! This set's one of the best examples of that moment – as Ray Barretto steps out here in some sweet soulful ... read more CD

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Ray BarrettoEl Ray Criollo ... CD
West Side Latino, 1966. New Copy .... $12.99
Ray Barretto just before the Latin Soul era – working in the excellent style he used on his Charanga Moderna album – a choppy groove that has plenty of weird twists and turns – always rhythmic, and always plenty darn soulful! The instrumentation here is a mix of small combo jazz ... read more CD

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Ray BarrettoLa Cuna ... CD
CTI (Japan), 1981. New Copy .... $13.99
A nice jammer from the "second wind" period of CTI – and a strong return to Latin jazz for Ray! The set's a great mixture of smooth CTI electric funk and Latin-oriented grooves – and it features work by Ray on congas and percussion, plus a list of players that includes Tito ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)
Also available La Cuna ... LP 9.99

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Joe BataanLost Sessions – New York 1976 ... CD
BGP (UK), 1976. New Copy .... $14.99
Joe Bataan working in a pronounced dancefloor soul mode! While the legendary Bataan was no stranger to the fusion of Latin, soul and funk, this some of the most club soul oriented sounds from Joe we've ever heard – and the sessions are seeing official release for the first time ever! The ... read more CD

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New Joe BataanSalsoul (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Big Break (UK), 1973. New Copy .... $14.99
A landmark album from Joe Bataan – so great, that it made the entire record company change its name! The record has Joe really bursting out after his seminal Latin Soul work of the late 60s – blending Latin rhythms and American soul into a whole new style of music – one that Joe ... read more CD
Also available Salsoul ... LP 9.99

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Johnny BlasKing Conga ... CD
CuBop/Ubiquity, 1999. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
A killer album of Latin jazz tracks! This is most likely the best album that Johnny Blas has cut for the Cubop label – and it's stone solid all the way through. Johnny's playing here with his new band – and most of the tracks have a nice stripped-down lineup that features piano, conga ... read more CD
Also available King Conga ... LP 12.99

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Rene BlochMucho Rock ... CD
Andex/VSOP, 1958. New Copy .... $10.99 11.99
Rene Bloch is probably best known for his work in a straighter Latin vein, but this excellent set from the late 50s has him "rocking" it up a bit with some really heavy sax! The approach is totally great – one that uses heavy Latin percussion on the bottom (played by Mongo ... read more CD

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New Willie BoboBobo's Beat ... CD
Roulette, 1962. Used .... $9.99
An obscure album by Willie Bobo – and a great one too! The session predates Willie's more famous work on Verve, and it catches the percussionist as he's coming off of some very successful years in the Cal Tjader band – a place where he really picked up a flair for jazzy and lyrical ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Brooklyn SoundsBrooklyn Sounds ... CD
Salsa International, Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99 13.98
Proof that hard Latin didn't always happen on the uptown scene – and a self-titled cooker from this legendary combo from Brooklyn! The record's a killer all the way through – done with some very deep, dark trombone that colors the session like the best of Johnny Colon's material from ... read more CD

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Brooklyn SoundsLibre – Free ... CD
Salsa International, Mid 70s. New Copy .... $12.99 13.98
A smokin bit of salsa from 70s Brooklyn – one of a rare few albums cut by The Brooklyn Sounds, a totally great group with a really firey spirit! The set grooves hard from the first moment – with tight horn blasts over fast rhythm, and soulful vocals that really capture the spirit of ... read more CD

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Buena Vista Social ClubBuena Vista Social Club ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 1997. Used .... $2.99
You know the story. Ry Cooder got tired of playing with Ali Farka Toure, set his sights on another culture to plunder, and the rest is history! Who'd have ever thought the Cuban embargo would create a useful situation for a dried-out rocker to suddenly have great record sales again? Can't blame ... read more CD
(Includes original book and slipcase.)

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BwanaBwana ... CD
Acid Symposium, 1972. New Copy .... $8.99
An insanely wonderful bit of Latin funk! The groove is super heavy, and falls somewhere in between NuYorican soul and Chicano Power rock – with a sound that's pretty close to Black Sugar, but a little bit more psychedelic, due to the heavy guitars and keyboards in the grooves. Hard congas ... read more CD
Also available Bwana ... LP 9.99

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Angel CanalesEl Sentimento Del Latino En Nueva York ... CD
Selanac/Top Ten Hits, Late 70s. Used .... $11.99
A great lost 70s New York session from Angel and his group! The sound is very tight, with a smoothly produced salsa sound, but still a lot of rootsiness in the playing, and Angel's vocals are nice and soulful. Canales put the whole thing together himself, and issued it on his own Selanac label ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available El Sentimento Del Latino En Nueva York ... LP 23.99

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Domingo CandelarioSoho ... CD
Tumi (UK), 2011. Used .... $8.99
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(Digipack has a cutout notch.)

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Gustavo CeratiSiempre Es Hoy ... CD
Ariola/BMG, 2002. Used .... $3.99
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Charanga 76La Charanga 76 En El 79 ... CD
Pimienta/Universal, 1979. New Copy .... $9.99
Charanga 76 at the end of the 70s – but still grooving hard in the new charanga mode that made them such a hit at the time! The style here is a great combination of new advances in 70s salsa and older instrumentation from 60s charanga – violin, flute, and tight timbales mixed with some ... read more CD

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Choc Quib TownOro ... CD
Nacional, 2010. Used .... $5.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Willie ColonCosa Nuestra (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1972. Used .... $19.99
A monster album of 70s salsa – and one that has bad boy Willie Colon taking the Latin world by storm – forging the new sound that would push him and the New York scene into the frontline of 70s Latin! Willie's got a strength on the set that's very much in keeping with his machine gun ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Willie ColonFantasmas (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1981. Used .... $29.99
A brilliant new move for Willie Colon – a set that goes even further than his mid 70s classics with Ruben Blades, and pushes Willie into a Pan-American consciousness carried off with ambitious musical vision! The sound is still salsa at the core, but Willie's also brought in bits of other ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Willie ColonLo Mato (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1973. Used .... $24.99
This is about as strong as you can get from Willie Colon – he's holding a gun to some cat's head on the cover! (And hip hoppers think they invented the gangster image!) More than just a catchy picture, though, the image is really important at a symbolic level – as the guy Willie's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Conjunto ImpactoEl Regreso ... CD
Sols, 2013. New Copy .... $9.99
A great new set from this legendary Miami Latin combo – working here in a classic style that really shows their roots! The album's no-nonsense salsa right from the start – great rhythms at the core of each tune, some soaring work on trumpets and trombone to really give the cuts a jazzy ... read more CD

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New Conjunto Quisqueya with Jose Miguel ClassSello De Calidad ... CD
Heaven Records, 1992. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Jack CostanzoBack From Havana ... CD
CuBop/Ubiquity, 2001. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
A real treasure – and the best album in years from Latin percussion maestro Jack "Mr Bongo" Costanzo! Jack's moved past the bongo rhythms that he was famous for in the 50s and 60s, and is working here as the lead congolero in a tight group that features some bright young west coast ... read more CD

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Jack CostanzoScorching The Skins ... CD
CuBop/Ubiquity, 2002. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
A slammer from percussionist Jack Costanzo – returning to the strength of his work from the 50s and 60s! Jack's playing here with a host of strong California Latin jazz musicians – in a freer style than his earlier work for Liberty, and filled with a fire that you'd hardly expect, ... read more CD

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Celia CruzSiempre Vivire ... CD
Sony, 2000. Used .... $3.99
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(BMG Direct pressing.)

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Joe CubaComin' At You ... CD
Seeco, Early 60s. New Copy .... $12.99
The young Joe Cuba's coming on plenty strong here – working with a stripped-down sextet that was his answer to the larger, stuffier Latin groups of the previous generation! Cuba's combo has plenty of fire right from the start – and a sublime mix of jazz and percussion that's a key link ... read more CD

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Joe Cuba SextetBeginning Rituals ... CD
Seeco/Pimienta, Early 60s. New Copy .... $13.99
A nice little collection of early work by the Joe Cuba Sextet – recorded before Joe's Latin Soul years, when he was recording for the Seeco label, and turning out some of the best small combo Latin of his time! Joe's approach was a lot more percussive than many of his contemporaries – ... read more CD

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Dandy's Dandy (Johnny Rodriguez Jr)Dandy's Dandy – A Latin Affair ... CD
Latin Percussion Ventures, 1979. New Copy .... $6.99 11.99
An obscure but excellent session – recorded at the end of the 70s with some of the best players in the New York salsa underground! The music is extremely vibrant – and the styles of the tracks range from hard Afro-Cuban percussion grooving to tight Latin jazz in a classic mode – ... read more CD

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Danzas PanamaSongs Of The Mestizos ... CD
Alula, 2005. Used .... $12.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Oscar D'LeonLa Formula Original ... CD
RMM, 1999. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Barcode has sticker.)

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Oscar D'LeonSonero Del Mundo ... CD
RMM, 1996. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Estrellas De AreitoLos Heroes ... CD
World Circuit, 1998. Used 2CDs .... $6.99
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FajardoFajardo En El Japon ... CD
Uniko (Canada), 1961. New Copy .... $12.99
We're not sure if Jose Fajardo actually recorded this album in Japan, but we can say that it's a great little smoker that stands with his best from the early 60s – filled with lively pachanga rhythms, and graced with plenty of his own deft work on flute! The vibe is upbeat and lively – ... read more CD

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FajardoFajardo's Boogaloo ... CD
Kubaney/Uniko (Canada), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $12.99
A lost little album from Latin flute legend Fajardo – and easily one of his grooviest records ever! Fajardo's probably best known for his charanga recordings of the early 60s – but this smoking set has the reedman stepping out wonderfully on a host of Latin Soul tunes to rival the best ... read more CD

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Jose FajardoMister Pachanga ... CD
Columbia/Uniko (Canada), 1963. New Copy .... $12.99
A great little set from flautist Jose Fajardo – recorded during that brief early 60s period when Columbia was putting out some of the strongest pachanga records on the New York scene! Fajardo's work on flute is completely wonderful – that hard, punctuated approach to the instrument ... read more CD

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Fania All-StarsLatin-Soul-Rock (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1974. Used .... $33.99
A wicked batch of funky tracks from the Fania All Stars – one of their greatest albums, and one with a good story to boot! Supposedly, the group were all set to do an all-star concert with some very famous guests, but the whole thing turned out to be a disaster with lots of problems in the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Fania All-StarsRhythm Machine ... CD
Columbia/Discos 605, 1977. New Copy .... $12.99 13.99
One of the proudest moments of the New York Latin underground – a time when some of its best players wound up playing for Columbia, through a brief affiliation between Fania and the larger label! And although you might think that the album would totally sell out the group's best points, it's ... read more CD

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Fania All-StarsViva La Charanga ... CD
Fania/Edenways (France), 1986. Used .... $11.99
The Fania All Stars pay tribute to a form that inspired many of its players – but which faded from Latin vogue before the group was properly formed in the late 60s. The session's a nice bit of retro Latin, with some strong late era salsa touches. Titles include "Guajira Con Tumbao" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Roberto FazAhi Na Ma ... CD
Uniko (Canada), 1958. New Copy .... $12.99
Really lively work from Roberto Faz – just the kind of sweet combo work that made his music so great! Roberto feels like he's a few years ahead of the rest of the pack here – still sometimes working in a lusher mode with his band, but often hitting these moments with a sharper punch, ... read more CD

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Felito FelixCantos De Tierra Adentro ... CD
Lixdel (Puerto Rico), Used .... $0.99
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(Out of print.)

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Jorge FernandoVelho Fado ... CD
Times Square/Silva Screen, 2001. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Ibrahim FerrerAy, Candela ... CD
Escondida, 2005. Used .... $3.99
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Ibrahim FerrerBuenos Hermanos ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2003. Used .... $5.99
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Pedro Luis FerrerNatural ... CD
Escondida, 2006. Used .... $2.99
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(Includes original slipcase.)

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Hamlet Fiorilli & His Latin Jazz ExperienceDescarumbiando ... CD
Freiaudio, 2009. Used .... $9.99
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Nico Gomez & His Afro Percussion Inc.Ritual (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Omega/P-Vine (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $22.99
Fierce funky grooves from the legendary Nico Gomez – a set cooked up in Europe, but heavy with influences from the other side of the Atlantic – from Havana all the way up to New York! There's definitely a Latin groove to the record – one that's similar to other Gomez productions ... read more CD

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New Ruben GonzalezChanchullo ... CD
World Circuit, 2000. Used .... $3.99
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Willie GonzalezGrandes Exitos Vol 2 ... CD
MP, 1998. Used .... $6.99
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Grupo De Experimentacion Sonora Del ICAICGrupo De Experimentacion Sonora Del ICAIC Vol 2 ... CD
Egrem (Cuba), Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
A really amazing session from this groundbreaking Cuban group – hard to describe accurately in words, and done with a really evocative feel that's way beyond the colder sounds you might guess from the "experimental" in their name! Instead, the vibe here is really warm and ... read more CD

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HailaTributo a Celia Cruz ... CD
Pimienta, 2003. Used .... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Har-You Percussion GroupHar-You Percussion Group – Sounds Of The Ghetto Youth (plus bonus track) ... CD
ESP, 1969. New Copy .... $10.99 15.99
A legendary bit of Latin from the New York scene of the 60s – recorded by a host of youthful players working under the direction of percussionist Montego Joe! The group's name is a contraction of "Harlem Youth" – a program in which all players participated, as part of an ... read more CD

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HildemaroAmaneci Contigo/Sin Tabu ... CD
TH, 1980s. Used .... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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IrakereBailando Asi ... CD
Areito/Egrem (Cuba), 1985. New Copy .... $13.99 15.98
Warm, wonderful work from Irakere – a combo who are working here in a style that's more straightforward than some of their material from the 70s – but equally nice, and played with a rock-solid blend of Latin and jazz that comes off perfectly throughout! Chucho Valdes is at the head of ... read more CD

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IrakereChekere Son ... CD
JVC/Uniko (Canada), 1981. New Copy .... $12.99
A great early 80s session from Irakere – and one that really upgrades the funkier side of their groove! The approach is still that great mix of Cuban roots and Latin jazz we've always loved from the group – but there's also a bit tighter production, and great use of keyboards from ... read more CD

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IrakereIrakere (1974) ... CD
Areito/Uniko (Cuba), 1974. New Copy .... $12.99
A fantastic blend of funk, jazz, and Cuban rhythms – served up by the youthful Irakere, working here at the height of their powers! There's a sense of boundless energy throughout the entire record – an effort to try on so many things at once, and somehow get them all really right ... read more CD

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IrakereIrakere 2 ... CD
Columbia/Uniko (Canada), 1980. New Copy .... $12.99
The second Columbia album for this amazing Cuban combo – and a record that really helped get the talents of Irakere a lot of overdue exposure here in the US! The record's surprisingly tight – especially for a major label effort of the time – really committed to the deepest sides ... read more CD

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IrakereQuince Minutos ... CD
Egrem (Cuba), 1986. New Copy .... $13.99 15.98
An unusual 80s session from Irakere – one that seems to have them taking on the new decade's funky modes to replace some of the styles they used in the 70s! There's still lots of Latin jazz at the core of the set, but a few tunes show some more modern elements too – a bit of drum ... read more CD

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Steve JordanReturn Of El Parche ... CD
Rounder, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used .... $6.99
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Enrique JorrinLa Muerte Llego ... CD
ARO/Uniko (Canada), 1960. New Copy .... $12.99
An early 60s killer from Enrique Jorrin – just the kind of Cuban-born grooves we really love from the time! The group's got a lively charanga feel, with violin in the lead sometimes as much as the vocals – stepping over lively rhythms with bold piano on most numbers, in this style that' ... read more CD

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New Joe KingDoble Sentimiento ... CD
Omega, 1995. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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La Crema De New YorkEl Party ... CD
United Artists/West Side Latino, Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
A crack set of early 70s Latin, played by "the cream of New York" – a group that includes Louie Ramirez on piano, vibes, and organ, and Mauricio Smith on flute and sax! The whole album's pretty darn great, with a really strong jazzy touch – thanks to great work by Ramirez and ... read more CD

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Latin DimensionsBest Of The Latin Dimensions ... CD
Rareza (Colombia), Early 70s. New Copy .... $13.99
Smoking salsa from Latin Dimensions – pulled from the post-Latin Soul years of the group! The cover on the set's from their soulful side for Columbia Records – but it seems as if most of the work is from the time after that date – as the lyrics here are mostly in Spanish, and the ... read more CD

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Pupi LegarretaQue Lio! ... CD
Uniko (Canada), 1965. New Copy .... $12.99
The album's got a 70s-styled cover, but the groove is pure 60s charanga from the mighty Pupi Legarreta – a smoking set filled with lively rhythms, some tight piano and flute, and loads of great solos from the leader over the top! Vocals are mostly in a chorus mode, and leap along with the ... read more CD

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Ottmar Liebert & Luna NegraRumba Collection 1992 to 1997 ... CD
Epic, 1990s. Used .... $3.99
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(Punch through barcode.)

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New Angel LopezEn Mi Soledad ... CD
Sony, 2002. Used .... $1.99
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Los PanchosSiglo Veinte ... CD
Sony, Late 50s. Used .... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Los Van VanLegendary Los Van Van – 30 Years Of Cuba's Greatest Dance Band ... CD
Ashe, 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CDs .... Just Sold Out!
2CDs and a really massive book, too! CD
(Out of print. Slipcover has a cutout mark.)

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New Alfonso LovoLa Gigantona ... CD
Numero, 1976. New Copy .... $13.99 16.98
Funky fusion with plenty of Latin touches – a really compelling set from the Nicaraguan scene of the 70s! The album's got the same criss-crossing of influences you'd hear in some of the best Bay Area projects of this type – no surprise since Jose Chepito Areas is a key member of the ... read more CD
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La Gigantona ... LP 18.99
La Gigantona ... CD 9.99

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Alfonso LovoLa Gigantona ... CD
Numero, 1976. Used .... $9.99
Funky fusion with plenty of Latin touches – a really compelling set from the Nicaraguan scene of the 70s! The album's got the same criss-crossing of influences you'd hear in some of the best Bay Area projects of this type – no surprise since Jose Chepito Areas is a key member of the ... read more CD
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La Gigantona ... CD 13.99
La Gigantona ... LP 18.99

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New Manny ManuelSerenata ... CD
Universal, 2005. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(BMG club pressing.)

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Victor ManuelleHistoria De Un Sonero (CD & DVD) ... CD
Norte/Sony, 2008. Used CD & DVD .... $4.99
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(DVD has no region information.)

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Silvestre MendezOriza ... CD
Seeco, 1958. New Copy .... $12.99
Fantastic work from the 50s New York scene – and a legendary set that offers up its own interpretation of Santerian rhythms! The groove on the set is very percussion-heavy – and done with that rich sort of vibe you might get on some of the classic Sabu Martinez records – or maybe ... read more CD

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Ismael MirandaAsi Se Compone Un Son ... CD
Fania, 1973. New Copy .... $12.99
A key early moment for the great Ismael Rivera – really stepping out here strongly with a tight group of his own! Ismael's in the lead on vocals, but his arrangements for the group are quite strong too – cast in that best mix of jazz and Latin roots that you'll find in forward-thinking ... read more CD

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Bobby MontezPachanga Y Cha Cha Cha ... CD
World Pacific/Melodias (Colombia), Early 60s. New Copy .... $12.99
One of the rare gems from the wonderful Bobby Montez – a leader who only cut a rare few Latin albums at the start of the 60s – all of them great! This set has Bobby working strongly in a pachanga mode, but still with all the exotic jazzy inflections that make his other records so great ... read more CD

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Bobby MontezViva Montez! ... CD
World Pacific/Melodias (Colombia), 1961. New Copy .... $12.99
An incredible album of Latin jazz! The great vibist Bobby Montez leads one of the hippest combos you'll ever hear on record – a modal quintet that grooves like no other Latin combo we can think of – topped with wonderful vibes from the leader, on an album that's totally unique – ... read more CD

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Frankie MoralesA Toda Velocidad ... CD
Muziq Inc, 2007. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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NavaNava ... CD
Palm, 2000. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Eliades OchoaTribute To The Cuarteto Patria ... CD
Higher Octave, 2000. Used .... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Olguita & George HernandezLatinsville ... CD
World Pacific/Palladium (Spain), 1962. New Copy .... $12.99 14.98
A gem of a record from this overlooked singer of the 60s – a Puerto Rican vocalist who got her start in New York, but recorded this sweet session for the west coast jazz label World Pacific – at a time when the imprint was really cooking up some great Latin dates with a very unusual ... read more CD

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Orquesta AragonJa Ja Pacha ... CD
Discuba, Early 60s. New Copy .... $12.99
Sweet pachanga grooves from Orquesta Aragon – and a set that's a lot more stripped down than some of their material from the 50s! There's still a few echoes of the cha cha groove here, but the overall approach is definitely in keeping with the image on the cover – light flute lines ... read more CD

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Orquesta BroadwayTiqui Tiqui ... CD
West Side Latino, Mid 60s. New Copy .... $12.99
Classic 60s sounds from this cool charanga group – one who definitely have the New York vibe you'd expect from the Broadway in their name! Percussion, piano, and all the string instruments are right on the money – using the latter in ways nobody would have expected a decade before, ... read more CD

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Orquesta De La LuzSalsa No Tiene Frontera ... CD
Ariola (Japan), 1991. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Orquesta El MacabeoLluvia Con Sol ... CD
Disco De Hoy, 2013. New Copy .... $9.99
These guys just keep getting better and better – and this time around, they've got such a tight groove, it's hard not to compare the group with some of the best of the 70s salsa generation! Rhythms are right on the money, and the instrumentation is completely sublime – very jazzy, with ... read more CD

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Orquesta La DistinguidaTributo Al Papa De La Salsa – Frankie Ruiz ... CD
Orquesta La Distinguida, 2006. Used .... $8.99
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Orquesta Super EstrellasBailarin ... CD
Musicafrique, 1978. Used .... $24.99
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(Out of print.)

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Luis Perico OrtizMy Own Image ... CD
Latin Percussion Ventures, 1978. New Copy .... $6.99 16.95
A hell of a trumpeter – making his debut here on one of the grooviest albums on the legendary Latin Percussion label! The session's a bit fuller than some of the other LP albums – a crackling blend of jazz, funk, and Latin rhythms – warm, but with some pretty complicated moments, ... read more CD

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PachecoLatin Jam ... CD
Fania/Uniko (Canada), 1965. New Copy .... $12.99
The title's no lie – as the album's one of Pacheo's hardest-swinging albums! The set is miles away from the more composed style of Pacheco's charanga years – and has him really opening up with a descarga style that has lots of jazzy touches. Jose Chombo Silva plays some great tenor on ... read more CD

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Nelson PadronNelson Drums Loco ... CD
Bluebell/Nostalgia, 1963. New Copy .... $11.99 12.98
Lots of loco drums from Nelson Padron – a set that's got a slightly different feel than some of the other work we've heard from the Latin Percussionist – and we mean that in a good way! The record was cut with a nice use of echo in the mix – creating an almost watery sound at ... read more CD
 
 



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