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Chano Pozo With Dizzy GillespieManteca – The Real Birth Of Cubop – Historic Live Recordings ... CD
Tumbao (Spain), 1948. Used ... $9.99
A crackling set – recorded in 1948, a seminal year for bop, Latin jazz, and the Cubop fusion of the two idioms! The group on the set features Dizzy's combo with congolero Chano Pozo, the brilliant talent who worked with Diz to Latinize his sound, and take the bebop groove to a whole new audience. The first 7 tracks on the CD are from a live concert in Pasadena – featuring players Dave Burns, James Moody, Ernie Henry, Diz, and Cano – on tracks that include "Emanon", "Cool Ya Roo", "Stay On It", "Good Bait", and "Manteca". The next 9 tracks were recorded at the Royal Roost in New York – by the same group, plus Johnny Hartman vocals on one track. Titles include "Taboo", "The Squirrel", "I Should Care", "Guarachi Guaro", and "Oo Pop A Da". CD
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Dizzy Gillespie & MachitoAfro-Cuban Jazz Moods ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1975. Used ... $2.99
A great Dizzy Gillespie Latin session recorded during the mid 70s – proof that he could still hold onto the cubop spirit of the old days! The session features a larger group arranged and conducted by Chico O'Farril – who manages to keep a solidly Cuban groove at the base, but really let Dizzy open up with some broader horn flourishes at the top. Given the quality of actual Cuban jazz at the time, this set may well beat most of what was going on in Havana – thanks to solid solos from Dizzy, and backings from a group led by Machito, and featuring players who include Mario Bauza, Jorge Dalto, Manny Duran, Mauricio Smith, and Victor Paz. Side one features the extended "Oro, Incienso y Mirra", and side two is a 3-part suite, "Three Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods". CD

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Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz OrchestraCuba – The Conversation Continues ... CD
Motema, 2015. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
A brilliant meeting of modes from the mighty Arturo O'Farrill – a set that combines a rich tapestry of Cuban styles with American jazz elements from the cubop years and beyond – all into a spacious double-length set of performances that brings together musicians from around the globe, all recording in Havana under Arturo's direction! The tracks are often ambitious, but never overly-complicated – and instead almost take us back to the clarity of vision that we first loved in the older Afro-Cuban experiments of Machito with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie – and the ability of those records to throw out many ideas at once, yet keep things very fluid and forward-moving at all times. Most tunes were written especially for the project – and titles include "Vaca Frita", "Second Line Soca", "El Bombon", "Just One Moment", "The Triumphant Journey", "Afro Latin Jazz Suite", "Guajira Simple", "Alabanza", "Blues Guaguanco", and "There's A Statue Of Jose Marti In Central Park". CD

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✨✧ Bud PowellBirdland 1953 (3CD set) ... CD
ESP, 1953. Used 3 CDs ... $18.99
A comprehensive set of live recordings by Bud Powell – recorded in that magical year of 1953, on location at the Birdland nightclub! This set's the biggest and best we've ever seen of these performances – and not only includes a wealth of trio tracks, but also some cuts with Charlie Parker on alto or Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet. Bud's piano alone is worth the price of admission, though – and these radio broadcasts capture him at the height of his bop powers – working with shifting lineups that include either Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, Franklin Skeetes, or George Duvivier on bass – and either Art Taylor, Roy Haynes, or Sonny Payne on drums. Candido joins in on the Charlie Parker cuts, giving things a bit of a cubop swing – and the set features 49 tracks in all on 3CDs! CD

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Axel Tosca/Amaury Acosta/Luques CUrtisCu-Bop – Original Soundtrack (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Think (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $23.99
Latin jazz and a whole lot more – served up in this excellent soundtrack that takes us back to the glory days of the cubop sound of the late 40s, but also adds in a lot of contemporary styles too! The music is played by a few different groups, all recording for the film, but the whole thing has a nicely unified vibe overall – a sound that's contemporary overall, given the recording quality and some of the arrangements – and which flows out nicely in a mix of modal, lyrical, and Latin-styled numbers. Players in the groups include Axel Tosca and Rolando Luna on piano, Cesar Lopez on alto, Julio Padron and Kelvin Barretto on trumpet, Dagoberto Quintana on timbales, and Otto Cantana and Adel Gonzalez on percussion. Titles include "Avenida 15" by Unity, "Del Sasser" by Los Cubanos/Cu-Bop, "Mi Ayer" by Havana Jam Session Venderacion, "Benjamin Franklin" by Unity, "La Tarde" by Los Cubanos/Cu-Bop, "Perfidia" by Habana Jam Session/Crema Nota, and "Maria Cervantes" by Habana Jam Session/Live. CD

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Jose MangualTribute To Chano Pozo ... CD
Velvet, 1977. New Copy ... About June 20, 2016 (delayed)
One of the legendary releases on the True Ventures label, and a killer batch of percussion tracks dedicated to the late conga player who created the "Cubop" sound with Dizzy Gillespie. Jose Mangual's joined by Milton Cardona, Julio Castro, Alfred Rodriguez, and Jimmy Sabater – and the set's mostly percussion, plus trumpet and piano. Titles include "Manteca 77", "Down To Basics", "Sonando Con Puerto Rico", "Sambala", and "Guaguanco Chano". CD

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