Robin Jones & King Salsa —
Chango ... CD CuBop/Ubiquity, 1980s. Used ...
A great set of obscure sides by UK Latin bandleader Robin Jones – probably the country's greatest Latin talent ever (except, perhaps, for Snowboy) – working here in a mode that's even better than we've heard on some of his other recordings! The tracks on the set have a very percussion-h ... read moreCD
A great little meeting of Latin and jazz players – an oft-overlooked album in Puente's catalog of the time! The album features Woody leading a small group of jazz players – including Al Cohn, Paul Quinichette, Billy Byers, and Nick Travis – with extra timbales by Puente and ... read moreCD
A live set recorded as Tito Puente's 100th LP back in the early 90s – and proof that the percussionist was still cooking strongly in the later years of his life! Guests include Ismael Miranda, Celia Cruz, and Tito Nieves – and the 68 minute performance features tracks that include ... read moreCD
One of Kenton's greatest records, and the one in which he proves his dedication to Latin styles, by serving up a killer batch of Afro-Cuban tracks with an incredibly authentic feel. The great Johnny Richards handled the arrangements, and the tracks are long and drawn out, with plenty of solo space ... (Jazz, Latin)read moreCD