Louie Bellson & Walfredo De Los Reyes : Ecue – Ritmos Cubanos (OJC pressing) (LP, Vinyl record album) -- Dusty Groove is Chicago's Online Record Store
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Ecue – Ritmos Cubanos (OJC pressing)

LP (Item 177133) Pablo/OJC, 1978 — Condition: Sealed
A strangely wonderful Latin set with a very drum-heavy approach! Cuban percussionist Walfredo plays in a large group with Louie Belson on the regular kit and "moog drum" – and the rest of the group features strong Latin players like Francisco Aguabella, Clare Fischer, Emil Richards, and Cachao. Very nice stuff, with a strong groove that you wouldn't expect from the usual Pablo material. Titles include "Ecue", "Salsa In Cinco", "Sentido En Seis", and "Javilla".  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Early 90s OJC pressing, still sealed with review sticker.)

Sealed

This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

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