Latin jazz has been an important and evolving current in jazz since the mid-1940s, When Dizzy Gillespie invited the legendary Cuban Conga drummer Chano Pozo to join his Big Band. However, Latin rhythms were present in jazz even earlier, as proven by such recordings as Louis Armstrong 1930 “The Peanut vendor” (a reworking of Cuban pianist and conductor Moisés Simons’ “el manicero”). even such an iconic jazz piece as W. C. Handy’s 1914 “St. Louis blues” has a habanera-tresillo bass Line. Latin jazz would gain prominence in the 1950s and 1960s, with such celebrated figures as Ray Barretto, cándido camero, Tito puente, Bebo Valdés, Pérez Prado, and Mongo Santamaría. Many American artists, such as Gerald Wilson, Quincy Jones, and the aforementioned Dizzy Gillespie, even composed their own Latin songs, as did pianist Herbie Hancock, whose “watermelon Man” became a hit after Being recorded by Mongo Santamaría. This LP compiles some of the genre’s finest performances.


A1 Afro blue - Camero, Candido
A2 Descarga Cubana - Cachao
A3 Love for sale - Mendes, Sergio
A4 Special del bebo - Valdés, Bebo
A5 Viva Tirado - Wilson, Gerald Orchestra / Durán, Modesto
A6 Titoro - Montez, Bobby
A7 Watermelon man - Hancock, Herbie

B1 Speak low - Tjader, Cal Septet / Peraza, Armando
B2 Summertime - Barretto, Ray
B3 Temptation - Cuba, Joe
B4 Oye cómo va - Puente, Tito
B5 Conmigo - Palmieri, Eddie
B6 Lluvia con nieve - Mon Rivera, Efraín
B7 Watermelon man - Santamaría, Mongo
B8 Soul bossa nova - Jones, Quincy
B9 Amor - King, Ben E.
B10 Quizás, quizás, quizás - Prado, Perez

VARIOS LP The Best Of Latin Jazz

21,90 € Precio
17,90 €Precio de oferta

Label: New Continent ‎– 101022

Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Limited Gatefold Edition

Country: Europe

Released: 2019


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