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Evolution

LP (Item 41995) Warner, 1973 — Condition: Used
Gatefold
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Malo may be evolving a bit, but they're still right in the pocket as far as we're concerned! This excellent west coast Latin ensemble mixes together jazz, funk, soul, and slight touches of Chicano rock – into a heavy groove that was one of the best-conceived at the time. Jorge Santana lays down lots of heavy guitar licks, Francisco Aguabella's on percussion and congas, and Ron DeMasi plays plenty of hot lines on the Hammond organ and electric piano. Titles include "Moving Away", "I Don't Know", "Merengue", "Street Man", and "Entrance To Paradise". (Cover has a cut corner & some light wear.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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