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Live In Quad

LP (Item 84663) Fania, 1974 — Condition: Used
2LP Gatefold
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4.80 6

The "quad" here seems to be mostly conceptual – but the "live" part of the set is definitely in place! The album's a real stormer – one of the best mid 70s sides from Larry Harlow's excellent group, recorded in front of a small but enthusiastic crowd, and done with the same sort of energy as the best live albums on Fania at the time – a cooking sort of energy that connects that musicians and the audience wonderfully, and shows the sheer raw power of New York Latin during these legendary years. There's some really great live tracks on the set – including the massive 11 minute "Descarga Final" – worth the price of the record alone – the percussive "Tumba Y Bongo", and the cuts "Mayari" and "Jovenes De Muelle". Other tracks include "La Cartera", "Gracia Divina", and "Senor Sereno". (Multi-colored label pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, some seam splitting, and initials in marker.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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