Jazz con Sabor Hugo Mendez

Taking a little step away from the rawer African and Caribbean sounds to music from an altogether different time and place, this mix celebrates the pioneers and classics of Afro-Cuban jazz – Art Blakey, Chano Pozo, Art Farmer, Horace Silver, Cachao, Walfredo de los Reyes and co….

Musical experiments that melded Latin rhythm with be-bop to produce classic sounds that were way ahead of their time and still resonate today – hard to believe some of this music is over 50 years old!  Mix yourself a cocktail and travel back to another era…

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Tony Bennett intro
Dizzy Gillespie & Chano Pozo – Tin Tin Deo
Art Blakey
Art Farmer – Mau Mau
Walfredo de los Reyes & Cachao
Ahmad Jamal – Taboo
Quartette tres Bien – Bossa tres bien
Eddie Cano – I can’t cry any more
Os Candomberos
George Benson – shadow dancers
Frank Foster – Baby Ann
Ralph Robles – Caliente Brass
Joe Harriott quintet – Senor Blues

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