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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD has all of the music originally on the two LPs Cal Tjader Goes Latin and The Cal Tjader Quintet. Since each album had two sessions apiece, the CD does a fine job of giving one a sampling of the influential vibraphonist's popular Latin jazz groups of the era. Among the key sideman are flutist Paul Horn; Jose "Chombo" Silva on tenor; pianists Lonnie Hewitt, Vince Guaraldi, and Manuel Duran; and Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo on percussion. The music a mixture of Latinized standards and newer originals is quite appealing, showing why this infectious blending of bop with Latin rhythms has always been one of the most accessible styles...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
This CD has all of the music originally on the two LPs Cal Tjader Goes Latin and The Cal Tjader Quintet. Since each album had two sessions apiece, the CD does a fine job of giving one a sampling of the influential vibraphonist's popular Latin jazz groups of the era. Among the key sideman are flutist Paul Horn; Jose "Chombo" Silva on tenor; pianists Lonnie Hewitt, Vince Guaraldi, and Manuel Duran; and Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo on percussion. The music a mixture of Latinized standards and newer originals is quite appealing, showing why this infectious blending of bop with Latin rhythms has always been one of the most accessible styles of jazz.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/21/1993
  • Label: Fantasy
  • UPC: 025218243025
  • Catalog Number: 24730
  • Sales rank: 6,966

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mi China (2:15)
  2. 2 Close Your Eyes (3:11)
  3. 3 Mambo At The "M" (4:39)
  4. 4 Contigo (2:40)
  5. 5 Bonita (2:28)
  6. 6 The Lady Is a Tramp (4:32)
  7. 7 Black Orchid (3:23)
  8. 8 Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe (3:44)
  9. 9 I've Waited So Long (2:07)
  10. 10 Out of Nowhere (3:26)
  11. 11 Cuajira At The Blackhawk (5:20)
  12. 12 I Want to Be Happy (3:15)
  13. 13 The Nearness of You (3:54)
  14. 14 Pete Kelly's Blues (3:48)
  15. 15 A Minor Goof (3:53)
  16. 16 Undecided (3:23)
  17. 17 Philadelphia Mambo (3:20)
  18. 18 Flamingo (4:12)
  19. 19 Stompin' At The Savoy (4:00)
  20. 20 Laura (3:21)
  21. 21 Lullaby of Birdland (4:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cal Tjader Primary Artist, Vibes
Paul Horn Flute
Vince Guaraldi Piano
Manuel Duran Piano
Luis Miranda Conga
Al McKibbon Bass
Eugene Wright Bass
Willie Bobo Drums, Timbales
Carlos Duran Bass
Lonnie Hewitt Piano
Luis Kant Conga
Mongo Santamaría Conga
Jose Silva Tenor Saxophone
Bayardo Velarde Timbales
Technical Credits
Paul Horn Contributor
Vince Guaraldi Contributor
Harold Arlen Composer
Ray Heindorf Composer
Manuel Duran Contributor
Luis Miranda Contributor
Al McKibbon Contributor
Eugene Wright Contributor
Sammy Cahn Composer
Phil DeLancie Engineer
Carlos Duran Contributor
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Lonnie Hewitt Contributor
Luis Kant Contributor
Mongo Santamaría Contributor
Jose Silva Contributor
Bayardo Velarde Contributor
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