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Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have
some signs of use (although not major ones).
May have slight surface noise when played.
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cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.
Xavier Cugat takes on the tango mode, and handles it with his great flair for the dramatic – on titles that include "Charisse", "Orchids In The Moonlight", "Adios Muchachos", and "La Cumparsita". LP, Vinyl record album
Very groovy stuff from Cugie! It's the late 60s, and he's got more of a pop Latin groove than earlier – and lays down some nice peppy covers of pop material, plus a few other Latin standards. Not exactly Latin soul – but not that far off, either. Includes a great version of "Samb ... LP, Vinyl record album
The title's no lie, since this is one of Pacheco's hardest swinging Latin jazz albums! The record's got a number of nice long tracks played by a very tight band, and it features loads of Pacheco's jazzy flute work on tracks like "Latin Gravy", "Asi Son Bonco", "Sugar Frost ... LP, Vinyl record album
An early stunner from Ray Barretto – and an album that really has the percussionist coming into his own! There's only a bit of a trace of more popular Latin modes on this set – as Ray really takes off in this new territory of bold rhythms, dark inflections, and jazzy touches that ... LP, Vinyl record album
Orquesta Aragon's set to hit the moon on this one – posed on the cover in front of a cheesy rocket ship, bags packed, and instruments ready to go. The album's one of the group's more obscure ones, but it features plenty of prime mid 60s jamming, and a set list that includes "Aladino" ... LP, Vinyl record album
Eddie Palmieri and the Coco label were a team that couldn't be beat – and this beautiful album is complete proof of that fact! The set's a wonderful batch of tunes – expanded arrangements from Eddie with just the right touches of funk, jazz, or rootsy instrumentation, shifting moods ... LP, Vinyl record album
Piano, organ, and flute from Nestor Torres – in a setting with a bit more edge than some of his later work! Titles include "No Me Provoques", "Mi Amiga", "Di Corazon", "Gracias Te Doy", "Rezongando", "Azul Seco", and "Mi ... LP, Vinyl record album