An ambitious record from Paquito D'Rivera, but a great one too – a set that features the Cuban saxophonist playing in a slightly expanded Latin jazz setting – with small combo grooving that's often augmented by larger string arrangements! The core groove is wonderful – very much ... (Jazz, Latin)read moreCD
Some of the best of the best of The Fania All Stars – magical music from that short stint when the combo were recording for Columbia Records in the late 70s! While at Columbia, the group grew even more than the styles of their roots at the Fania label – picking up some hipper touches ... read moreCD
Pepe Luis Y Su Orquesta/Conjunto De Mango Y Solomon/Trio Avileno —
Picante ... LP Columbia (Mexico), 1960s. Very Good+ ...
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The complete selection of work recorded by Machito for Columbia Records in the 50s – finally issued together in one package, with the sort of sound and notes they deserve! Most of the sides were cut at the time that Machito was working with Mario Bauza, and they've got a solid jazz-based ... read moreCD
A crossover Latin Funk classic – with the kind of soaring guitar/organ grooves that were the brilliant sound of the 70s for the West Coast scene, a whole new way of playing Latin Soul that blew away the New York sound of the late 70s. Titles include "Persuasion", "Evil ... (Rock, Latin)read moreLP, Vinyl record album