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Latin Dimensions Vol 2

LP (Item 4377) Mericana, 1974 — Condition: Near Mint-

A sweet set of 70s salsa from Latin Dimension – a group who are both at home with traditional Latin modes, and some of the hipper touches of their time! The group's heavy on percussion, but also have lots of jazzy touches too – thanks to use of sax and flute on the record, which gives the set a nicely soulful vibe – especially alongside the piano Eddie Lebron, who also handles the arrangements! There's a sweet shifting of modes throughout – the kind of depth you'd expect from a bigger Latin act, but delivered with the lean, upfront quality that we love from these early Salsoul sessions – and titles include "El Fumigador", "Que Salsa, Tiene Esa Orquesta", "Oiga Senor", and "Ay Guajira".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original pressing! Cover has some light wear, but vinyl is great.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

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