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CandidoDancin' & Prancin' (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $8.99
A key chapter in the rich long legacy of Candido on record – a set that pushes the percussion maestro strongly into the disco generation – with wonderful results that are still massively strong all these many years later! Candido had always been one of the funkiest conga players around – especially as his music moved into the 70s – but here, he really takes off with some sublime disco arrangements – full clubby grooves that are some of the best Salsoul sounds of the time, yet which still leave plenty of room for Candi's congas! The congas participate in the rhythms at every level – and often take on a nice solo spotlight too – and all tracks are nice and long, with killers that include a club remake of "Thousand Finger Man", plus "Dancin & Prancin", "Jingo", and "Rock & Shuffle". CD features a massive amount of bonus tracks – more than on the album – with gems from singles that include "Jingo (original 12" version)", "Thousand Finger Man (12" ext version)", "Jingo (Shep Pettibone mix)", "Thousand Finger Man (single)", "Jingo (single)", and "Jingo (inst)". CD

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LibreCon Salsa . . . Con Ritmo – Vol 1 ... LP
Salsoul, 1976. Very Good+ ... $39.99
A fantastic bit of 70's Latin jazz by the great Manny Oquendo and his legendary Libre group. The sound is prime 70's New York, and the record's filled with great players like Andy Gonzalez, Dave Valentin, Ronnie Cuber, Milton Cardona, and Marty Sheller, who does the arrangements. The record's got a great version of Charlie Parker's "Donna Lee", done in a Latin medley with "A Gozar Y Bailar". Other tracks include "Saoco", "Risque", "Lamento Borincano", and "Bamboleate". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ CandidoCandi's Funk ... LP
Salsoul, 1980. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A mighty set of club tunes from the legendary Candido – and proof that the congolero was still going strong at the end of the 70s! The set's got a nice stretched out feel – one that takes the fuller disco arrangements of Salsoul, and peppers them with some harder-hitting percussion work by Candido – making for a style that's surprisingly funky at times, and touched by some nice earthy percussion elements! Arrangements are by Carlos Franzetti and Joe Cain, with plenty of room for conga solos – and titles include "Candi's Funk", "Do You Wanna Dance", "Samba Funk", and "Super City". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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