Great Joe Cuba set from the mid 60's. This one was recorded slightly before Joe hit it big with his Latin soul hit "Bang Bang", and the sound's a mix of Latin jazz and tracks that have more of a Latin soul sound. The lineup includes the classic sextet, and tracks include "Oye ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great little 80s album by Manny Oquendo's Libre group – recorded after their classic Salsoul LPs, but every bit as great! The group are in incredible form – very tight, with loads of jazzy touches, and an approach to the groove that won't quit. Players include Andy Gonzalez, Jerry ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "Algun Dia", "Borinquen Mia", "Ese Soy Yo", "Voy", and "El Loco". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)
Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers —
Heat! ... LP Prestige, 1968. Very Good- ....
Brilliant work – and one of Pucho's greatest albums ever! This one really gets all the elements right – from Latin jazz, to boogaloo soul, to some of that funkiness that was creeping into the group's work at the time. The fantastic Pazant Brothers (Eddie & Al) are on sax and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear, partially split top and bottom seams, and some stains on the back.)
Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers —
Tough! ... LP Prestige, 1966. Very Good ....
Killer Latin soul from Pucho and crew – and an album that's one of their greatest! The record is also one of the earliest by the group, and it features a different lineup than later ones – with William Bivens on vibes, Claude Bartee on tenor, and Vince McEwan on trumpet. There's a bit ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover's back paste-on has some stains, an ink stamp, and a bit of pen.)