Latin Jazz: La Combinación Perfecta

Latin Jazz: La Combinación Perfecta

Various Artists SFW40802

Released in conjunction with the book and the traveling exhibition of the same name, La Combinación Perfecta is a superb collection of classic Latin jazz performed by some of its most important innovators. From established Latin legends Tito Puente and Mongo Santamaría to renowned jazz icons Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, this release is a riveting journey through one of the most important American genres to emerge out of the 20th century. For the casual listener, this collection of landmark recordings outlines the historical development of Latin jazz. Simultaneously, for the aficionado, it provides fresh insight into the musical connections and innovations that make the tradition a rich and dynamic genre.

A companion book is also available here.

Lanzado en conjunto con el libro y la exposición itinerante del mismo nombre, Latin Jazz: La Combinación Perfecta es una colección magnífica de jazz latino clásico presentado por algunos de sus más importantes innovadores. Desde leyendas latinas como Tito Puente y Mongo Santamaría a los reconocidos ídolos del jazz Dizzy Gillespie y Charlie Parker, esta grabación es un viaje intenso a través uno de lo más importantes géneros americanos surgido en el siglo veinte. Para el oyente casual, esta colección de grabaciones clave presenta el desarrollo histórico del jazz latino. Simultáneamente para el aficionado, ofrece una vista nueva sobre las conexiones e innovaciones musicales que hacen de esta tradición un género rico y dinámico.

Year Released 2002
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2002 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) Jazz & Ragtime; Latin; World
Country(s) Cuba; Panama; Puerto Rico; United States
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101 Tanga Machito & the Afro-Cubans 3:53 Not Available for Download
102 Manteca Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra with Chano Pozo 3:09 Not Available for Download
103 The Peanut Vendor (El Manisero) Stan Kenton and His Orchestra 2:46 Not Available for Download
104 Mango Mangüé Charlie Parker with Machito and His Afro-Cuban Orchestra 2:59 Not Available for Download
105 Mambo Machito and His Afro-Cuban Orchestra featuring Charlie Parker 3:19 Not Available for Download
106 Mambo Beat Tito Puente 4:11 Not Available for Download
107 Mambo Inn The George Shearing Quintet 3:13 Not Available for Download
108 Afro-Blue Mongo Santamaria 3:58 Not Available for Download
109 Soul Sauce (Guachi Guaro) Cal Tjader 2:26 Not Available for Download
110 Juana Mil Ciento Irakere 6:31 Not Available for Download
111 Giant Steps (Pasos Gigantes) Justo Almario and Alex Acuña 6:10 Not Available for Download
112 Bye-Ya Jerry González 6:49 Not Available for Download
113 Friday Morning Paquito D'Rivera and Arturo Sandoval 6:35 Not Available for Download
114 Los Aretes de la Luna David Sánchez 5:01 Not Available for Download
115 Con Poco Coco Chucho Valdés 8:32 Not Available for Download
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