Tito Puente —
El Rey ... CD Picante/Concord, 1984. Used ...
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80s work from Tito – but very nicely grooving, with a small combo that has a nice jazzy finish, and lots of strong west coast Latin work from the likes of players like Francisco Aguabella, Jorge Dalto, Jose Madera, and Johnny Rodriguez. The set was recorded live in SF – and titles ... read moreCD
A stone cooker from Tito Puente's great back to basics years of the 80s – a time when he was really moving towards the Latin jazz of his roots – working without any singers, or any contemporary gimmicks, and letting loose with tight combos and top-line jazz players! This set features ... read moreCD
A great live set led by conga master Pancho Sanchez – one that ranges from blistering Latin and salsa-based jams, to more straight forward jazzy numbers. Pancho's crew includes Tony Banda on bass, Ramon Banda on timpales, Jose Rodriguez on bongos and an assortment of percussion, Art Velasco ... read moreCD
Tight, hard and straight ahead Latin jazz from one of the greats of the 80s! Poncho's work on Concord/Picante is always a treat – and this record's a very nice batch of no-nonsense Latin jazz tracks, played with strong arrangements, and a sweet west coast vibe. Titles include "Co Co My ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A smoking live set from percussionist Poncho Sanchez – recorded live at Montreux in a style that's very much like the hardest-jamming of his albums for Concord/Picante! Titles include "Out Of Sight", "Watermelon Man", "Conmigo", "One Mint Julep", " ... (DVDs & Videos, Latin)read moreCD
Poncho Sanchez is a genius – one of the leading lights of the west coast Latin scene at the end of the 70s, and a musician who's never failed to give us his best over the decades – so much so, that he may well be one of the few (along with Eddie Palmieri) who've continued to keep the ... (Jazz, Latin)read moreCD
Poncho Sanchez & Terence Blanchard —
Chano Y Dizzy ... CD Concord, 2011. Used ...
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A pretty wonderful tribute to the pioneering talents of conga great Chano Pozo and jazz trumpet giant Dizzy Gillespie – led by Poncho Sanchez and Terrence Blanchard! The set gets off to an incredible start on a medley in which the players so deftly blend Latin percussion, vocals and rhythms ... read moreCD
A soaring stormer from the Spanish Harlem Orchestra – a contemporary group, but one who plays with some really classic Latin jazz modes! The group's always been great, but this may well be their best album to date – full of rich tones, bold colors, and tight rhythms that keep things ... read moreCD