A great little jazz album from Ray – more so than most of his earlier work from the 60s and 70s, and performed here with a great batch of players that include guest appearances by Kenny Burrell, Steve Turre, Eddie Gomez, and Joe Lovano. Adam Koller is in Ray's regular group – and he ... read moreCD
Astor Piazzolla & Horacio Ferrer —
En Persona ... CD RCA/BMG (Germany), 1971. Used ...
One of the more unusual albums in the career of Astor Piazzolla – a set that features his solo bandoneon alongside recitations from Horacio Ferrer – all in a mode that's completely captivating, and somewhat mystical! Ferrer's reciting his own writings, and Piazzolla's bandoneon is used ... read moreCD
A burner of a set from Tito Puente – very well titled to suit the energy of the session! The tracks are all highly rhythmic numbers – short, but filled with jazzy horn flourishes and the kind of snapping rhythms that made the Puente group one of the biggest crossover favorites of the ... read moreCD
One of the greatest Tito Puente albums from the 50s, and a spare percussion jam session that's right up there with his legendary Puente In Percussion album! The group features Mongo Santamaria, Bill Correa, Julito Collazo, and Enrigue Marti on percussion with Tito – and the only other ... read moreCD