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Machito With Graciela - Worlds Greatest Latin Band (4-Track Cartridge, Album)

02.10.2012 / / Opera

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  1. Like many of the later GNP records, The World's Greatest Latin Band is an exercise in competence but not excitement. There are songs sung by Graciela (not enough), songs sung by Machito and trio, a trumpet solo by Jimmy Zito, and a sax solo by Aaron Sachs. "Bernie's Tune" and Miles Davis' "Pent-Up House" are tacked on the ends of each side; neither jazz nor Latin fans should expect much 5/
  2. Find Machito discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. Perhaps the best Latin jazz bandleader of the s and '50s, he set lofty standards for the fusion of American and Afro-Cuban rhythms.
  3. Machito discography and songs: Music profile for Machito, born 16 February Genres: Afro-Cuban Jazz, Mambo, Big Band. Albums include Kenya, Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods, and Nu Yorica Roots! The Rise of Latin Music in New York City in the s: Mambo, Descarga, Boogaloo, Latin Jazz.
  4. Aug 01,  · Machito emigrated to the United States in , after years of being a professional musician in Cuba. The timing was perfect, as Afro-Cuban jazz (a variety of Latin .
  5. Machito: The World Greatest Latin Band (Album) 4 versions: Vogue Schallplatten: CDVR Germany: Sell This Version: 4 versions: Dizzy Gillespie Y Machito: Dizzy Gillespie Y Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods (Album)
  6. In , Machito's sister Graciela facilitated an introduction to the clarinettist and saxophonist Mario Bauza at the Havana Municipal Conservatory of Music. Bauza and Machito eventually became lifelong friends and moved to Manhattan, New York, where they played music for several Latin-style dance bands, including La Estrella Habanera.
  7. Find Machito bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Perhaps the best Latin jazz bandleader of the.
  8. Machito GNP GNP (label) Latin (CD, LP) Fairly standard work from Machito, with a number of vocal cuts that feature either Machito or Graciela – but a record that really shines in the jazzy moments! These cuts include a version of "Pent-Up House", with a sax solo by Aaron Sachs, a reading of "Tenderly" with a trumpet solo by Jimmy Zito, and Brand: GNP (Label).

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