Machito And His Afro-Cubans* - Freezelandia (CD)
Zambia 3. Que Me Pasa 4. Babarabatiri 5. Tanga 6. Mani Picao 7. Holiday Mambo 8. Tanga 9. Carambola Picadillo New York, February 7, Farrill, arr, cond. This item belongs to the categories: Proper Box. You may also enjoy these related titles:. Esential Miles by Miles Davis. Search Copacetic. Just in:. Kenya Machito PCD Guampampiro Machito TCD Freezelandia Machito TCD Carambola Machito TCD He made numerous recordings from the s to the s, many with Graciela as singer.
Machito changed to a smaller ensemble format intouring Europe extensively. He brought his son and daughter into the band, and received a Grammy Award inone year before he died. Machito's music had an effect on the careers of many musicians who played in the Afro-Cubans over the years, and on those who were attracted to Latin jazz after hearing him. An intersection in East Harlem is named "Machito Square" in his honor. Machito gave conflicting accounts of his birth.
Other accounts place his Machito And His Afro-Cubans* - Freezelandia (CD) in Tampa, Floridamaking him an American of Cuban ancestry. Her parents raised both of them. The band had an early hit with "Sopa de Pichon" in Its title is slang for "pigeon soup", a Puerto Rican joke about nearly starving as an immigrant in New York. Machito and the Afro-Cubans, were among the first to fuse Afro-Cuban rhythms with jazz improvisation and arrangements for a big band.
Machito was the front man and maraca player of the Afro Cubans, while Bauza determined the character of the band as musical director. Military and served in World War II. One of the items in the Kenton orchestra's repertoire was an idiomatic Afro-Cuban number known as "Machito," composed by Stan Kenton with Pete Rugolo and released as a Capitol 78 in After a few months of training, he suffered a leg injury and was discharged in October.
Earlier, anticipating a long absence of the band's leader, Bauza had sent for Machito's younger Machito And His Afro-Cubans* - Freezelandia (CD) sister Graciela, who traveled to New York from Havana where she had been touring with El Trio Garcia, and singing lead with the all-female Orquesta Anacaona.
Adding to the percussion, Graciela played claves alongside Machito's Machito And His Afro-Cubans* - Freezelandia (CD). Beginning inteenager Willie Bobo helped move the band's gear to gigs in Upper Manhattanjust so he could watch them play. Later, Machito helped him get positions in other Latin bands. Many years later, George Shearing pointed to Machito and Willie Bobo as two musicians who helped him learn "what Latin music was about".
Machito accepted a recording date with Stan Kenton in Decemberplaying maracas on the tune "The Peanut Vendor", which was a hit for Kenton. Machito named that style of music when he recorded an arrangement of Bauza's "Tanga" with the new title "Cubop City" in Four stylii were used to transfer these records.
They are 3. These were recorded flat Machito And His Afro-Cubans* - Freezelandia (CD) then also equalized with Turnover: The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L. Compilations - Other albums which feature this performance of the song. Covers - Performances of a song with the same name by different artists. Mambo Jambo. Mambo Is Here to Stay. Finaliza un Amor. Raul Diaz. Negro Nanamboro. Tu Felicidad. Julio Beque. Hay Que Recordar.
Oboe Mambo. Track Listing - Disc 4. Afro Cuban Machito And His Afro-Cubans* - Freezelandia (CD) Suite. Que Me Pasa. Mani Picao. Holiday Mambo. Tito Puente. Release Date November 19, Genre Latin. Styles Cuban Traditions. Recording Date June 27, - November 17, Sopa de Pichon Frank Grillo. Parabola Negra Obdulio Morales. Tingo Talango Julio Cuevas.
Yambu Machito. Rascando Siempre Rascando Julio Cuevas. Intermezzo Souvenir de Vienna Machito And His Afro-Cubans* - Freezelandia (CD) Provost. Paella Frank Grillo. Que Vengan los Rumberos Gilberto Valdez.
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