Latin Hemispheres (Music)
Providing a wide spectrum of contemporary tunes, beats, sounds and pulsations all with the Latin touch. From club dance to traditional rhythms, from tock to jazz, from chill to throb. Two hours of fun, grace, weird and the human spirit. ¡Asi nos gusta!
Sun Sep 21st 2014 1.00am–3.00am
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Don Santiago Jimenez “El Satelite” from His First and Last Recordings 1937 and 1979 (Arhoolie 1994)Buy it!
Don Santiago Jimenez “La Duena De La Llave” from His First and Last Recordings 1937 and 1979 (Arhoolie 1994) —Don Santiago is the poppa of Flaco and Santiago Jr.Buy it!
Kako & His Orchestra “Shingaling Shingaling” from Sabroso The Afro-Latin Groove (Rhino 1998) —This one is from 1967, with Francisco "Kako" Bastar on timbales.Buy it!
David Sánchez “Street Scenes” from Ritmo De La Noche Rhythm Of The Night The Very Best Of Latin Jazz (Sony 2002) —A relatively recent cut, from Sanchez' 1996 album Street Scenes.Buy it!
Machito And His Afro-Cuban Orchestra “Asia Minor” from Manteca The Roots Of Afro-Cuban Jazz (Giant Steps 2003) —Francisco Raúl Gutiérrez Grillo, February 16, 1908? Highly influential musician, helping to refine Afro-Cuban jazz and create both Cubop and salsa music. He was raised in Havana, & formed the Afro-Cubans in NYC in 1940.Buy it!
Hook Herrera “La Guanabana” from No Matter What I Do (self-released 2011) —Hook's typically thought of as a bluesman, but he's really much more than that. He's on harmonica here, with Sergio Guitierrez on lead vocal.Buy it!
Santiago Jimenez Jr. “Ay te dejo en San Antonio” from They All Played For Us Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration (Arhoolie 2012)Buy it!
Los Cenzontles “Voy Caminando” from They All Played For Us Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration (Arhoolie 2012) —"I Go Walking" is the English translation of the song title. This song, as well as the Jimenez track, are from the 50th Anniversary 4-disc set and book released by Arhoolie Records.Buy it!
Lydia Mendoza “Contestacion A Amor ue Malo Eres” from First Queen Of Tejano Music (Arhoolie 1996) —Lydia's voice was amazing. The recordings on this disc were 1st made by IDEAL Records during the '50s and '60s.Buy it!
Igor Prado Band “Ice Man Groove” from Watch Me Move! (Chico Blues Records 2010) —This band is much too young to sound this good - many of the members still haven't reached their 30th birthdays. Igor is one of the hottest blues and soul guitarists working today.Buy it!
Jefferson Goncalves “Se Liga” from Ar Puro (Blues Time Records 2008) —Since I don't speak or read Portuguese, the liner notes to this are pretty much undecipherable. The music, however, is not - it's good stuff, with loads of soul.Buy it!
Blues Etílicos “Salamandra” (Natasha Records 1994) —"Cookin' with Gas" blues band, or something there abouts. The band features one of the World's finest harmonica players, Flavio Guimaraes.Buy it!
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