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 Jul 28th 2013 1.00am–3.00am
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Candido “Serenade To A Savage” from Blue Note Grooves (Capital 1996) —originally recorded in 1970, and released on Candido's "Beautiful" LPBuy it!
Enrique Olivares Y Los Vampiros “Al's Place” from California Funk Rare Funk 45s from the Golden State (Jazzman Records 2010) —was a San Francisco band consisisting of Latino and Caucasian musicians.Buy it!
The Village Callers “Hector Part 1” from Latin Oldies Volume Four (Thump Records 2000) —Village Callers were one of the best bands in East Los Angeles in the late 60s. One of the 1st bands with with roots in the "Eastside Sound" of the time to utilize Latin percussion. Their repertoire was a mix of r&b, Latin & Latin Jazz.Buy it!
Joe Bravo “Sissy Strut” from Texas Funk Black Gold From The Lone Star State 1968-1975 (Jazzman Records 2005) —A covers of The Meters tune from 1969, from a funky Tex-Mex band featuring real nice percussion work. Originally released on the El Zarape label.Buy it!
Chatuye “Irarra Hayanh Gurigiya (That's How People Are)” from Heartbeat In the Music (Arhoolie Records 1992) —Garifuna music from Belizian musicians now working in the U.S.Buy it!
Cimarron “El Cimarrón (The Wild Bull)” from ¡Cimarrón! Joropo Music from the Plains of Colombia (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings folkways.si.edu 2011) —joropo music from the Orinoco plains of Colombia and VenezuelaBuy it!
Familia Colón “Aguinaldo Jibaro” from Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live at the Barns of Wolf Trap (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings folkways.si.edu 1993) —jibaro ensemble from Puerto RicoBuy it!
Los Hermanos Lovo “The Salvadorena” from Soy Salvadoreno (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings folkways.si.edu 2011) —the musicians all native to eastern El Salvador, with many having migrated to the U.S.Buy it!
Jefferson Goncalves “Baião Pra Jú” from Ar Puro (Blues Time Records 2008) —Jefferson is a world-class harmonica player, and he is also a fine guitarist.Buy it!
Blues Etílicos “A Cor Do Universo” from Cor Do Universo (Net Records 2003) —the band features the harmonica playing of Flavio Guimaraes, who truly is one of the finest harmonica players in the world.Buy it!
Prado Blues Band “Burrell's Riff” from Prado Blues Band (Chico Blues Records 2003) —features brothers Igor and Yuri Prado, on guitar and drums, respectively.Buy it!
Lydia Mendoza “Mi Problema” from La Gloria de Texas (Arhoolie 1993) —recorded in Lydia's daughter's living room after an official concert back in 1981. Just Lydia singing beautifully and accompanying herself on guitar.Buy it!
Ivan Cuesta y Sus Baltimore Vallenatos “A Ti, Colombia” (Arhoolie Records 1993) —Colombian vallenato music; Cuesta grew up in Colombia, before migrating to the U.S. (Baltimore, specifically.)Buy it!
Los Caimanes “La Azucena” from Music of México, Vol. 3: La Huasteca - Huapangos y Soñés Huastecos (Arhoolie Records 1995) —La Azucena translates to "The Lilly"Buy it!
Chico Trujiilo “Fuera De Mi Vidi” from El Gran Pecador (Barbes 2013) —Chico Trujillo is the band (rather than a specific person) from Chile.Buy it!
Cachao “A Gozar Con Mi Combo” from Ritmo de la Noche Rhythm of the Night The Very Best Of Latin Jazz (Sony 2002) —Cachao is Cuban bass player extraordinaire Israel "Cachao" LopezBuy it!
Armando Rodriguez & Victor Rendon Latin Jazz Orchestra “Where You At?” from Havana Blues (Palmetto www.palmetto-records.com 1998)Buy it!
Astrid Gilberto “Take Me To Aruanda” from The Very Best Of Latin Jazz 2 (Global Television Ltd. 1999)Buy it!
Chavela Ortiz and Brown Express “Besos Y Copas” from Brazos Films Presents Chulas Fronteras and Del Mero Corazon (Arhoolie 1995) —"Kisses and Drinks". Chavela was one of the few women fronting Norteno bands AND playing lead accordian.Buy it!
Conjunto Alma Jarocha “El Cascabel” from Music of México, Vol. 1: Veracruz Soñés Jarochos (Arhoolie Records 1994) —harp duet from bothers Rufino and Tirso Velasquez Cordoba.Buy it!
Fred Zimmerle & Trio San Antonio “Yo Me Enamore” from Conjuntos Nortenos Tex-Mex Conjuntos (Arhoolie 1989) —Fred led his trio beginning in the early 1950's.Buy it!
Tito Puente “Ti Mon Bo” from King Of Kings: The Very Best Of Tito Puente (BMG Heritage 2002)Buy it!
Chico O'Farrill “Malaguena” from Cuban Blues - The Chico O'Farrill Sessions (Verve www.vervemusicgroup.com 1996) —Malaguena was recorded in 1951 in New York City.Buy it!
Xavier Cugat “Begin The Beguine” from Cugat's Favorite Rumbas/Mambo At The Waldorf (Sony 2000) —...Beguine was originally released in 1954 on Columbia Records.Buy it!
Los Centzontles “El Ahualulco” from Raza de Oro (Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center 2010) —Los Cenzontles is a band, a nonprofit organization, a music academy, a community space for youth and families, and a hub for Latino artists – all working in tandem to amplify our Mexican roots here in the Bay Area and beyondBuy it!
Los Lobos “Las Amarillas” from La Pistola Y El Corazon (Slash / Warner Bros. 1988)Buy it!
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