Chico & Rita

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All Music Guide - Mariano Prunes
Cuban jazz legend Bebo Valdés is in charge of this wonderful soundtrack for Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal's animated film about the romance between a singer and a pianist, set in La Havana and New York of the '40s and '50s. In addition to Valdés, the main performers include Freddy Cole, Jimmy Heath, Idania Valdés, Germán Velasco, and Amadito Valdés, in a collection of both originals and jazz and bolero standards arranged by Michael Philip Mossman. Estrella Morente sings the main title song, "Lily."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mariano Prunes
Cuban jazz legend Bebo Valdés is in charge of this wonderful soundtrack for Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal's animated film about the romance between a singer and a pianist, set in La Havana and New York of the '40s and '50s. In addition to Valdés, the main performers include Freddy Cole, Jimmy Heath, Idania Valdés, Germán Velasco, and Amadito Valdés, in a collection of both originals and jazz and bolero standards arranged by Michael Philip Mossman. Estrella Morente sings the main title song, "Lily."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/3/2012
  • Label: Red Int / Red Ink
  • UPC: 886978944221
  • Catalog Number: 894422
  • Sales rank: 66,627

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Cachao Creador Del Mambo - Bebo Valdés Big Band (0:45)
  2. 2 Blues For Andre/Bebo's Blues (4:30)
  3. 3 Besame Mucho - Idana Valdes (2:05)
  4. 4 Con Poco Coco (2:40)
  5. 5 Ebony Concerto/Allegro Moderato (1:16)
  6. 6 Persecucion (1:31)
  7. 7 Celia - Rolando Luna (2:24)
  8. 8 Paran Pan Pan - Yissi García (3:00)
  9. 9 Sabor A Mi - Idana Valdes (1:16)
  10. 10 Ay Que Mala E/Rumba (1:48)
  11. 11 Sabor A Mi (3:26)
  12. 12 A Mayra/Desamor and Coda (1:49)
  13. 13 A Mayra/Descarga (2:04)
  14. 14 A Mayra/Sad Walk (0:30)
  15. 15 Chico's Dream: On the Town/Fascinating Rhythm/El Manisero/As Time Goes (1:23)
  16. 16 Ecuacion - Bebo Valdés Big Band (3:27)
  17. 17 Tin Tin Deo - Yaroldi Abreu (3:16)
  18. 18 Chano Pozo (0:55)
  19. 19 Nocturno En Batanga - Bebo Valdés Big Band (2:44)
  20. 20 Nocturno En Batanga - Bebo Valdés Big Band (0:29)
  21. 21 Love For Sale - Idana Valdes (1:44)
  22. 22 Love For Sale (0:41)
  23. 23 Lily - Freddy Cole (1:42)
  24. 24 Stardust - Pete Van Nostrand (1:18)
  25. 25 A Mayra - Dany Noel (2:42)
  26. 26 Vanguard Strings (0:30)
  27. 27 Mambo Herd - Amadito Valdés (1:44)
  28. 28 Deportacion (1:30)
  29. 29 Lily - Estrella Morente (5:49)
  30. 30 La Bella Cubana (4:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bebo Valdés Primary Artist, Piano, Conductor, Track Performer
Antonio Hart Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Heath Tenor Saxophone, Soloist, Guest Appearance
Luis Bonilla Trombone
Michael Philip Mossman Trumpet, Conductor
Gary Smulyan Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone
Steve Berrios Drums
Stephanie Cummins Cello
Mark Feldman Violin
Andy González Upright Bass
Joyce Hammann Violin
Horacio "El Negro" Hernández Drums
Conrad Herwig Trombone
Douglas Purviance Trombone
Carol Pool Violin
Bobby Porcelli Alto Saxophone
Laura Seaton Violin
Gary Valente Trombone
Germán Velazco Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Estrella Morente Vocals
John Walsh Trumpet
David Blinn Viola
Antoine Silverman Violin
Arturo O'Farrill Piano
Belinda Whitney Violin
Rubén Rodríguez Upright Bass
Dafnis Prieto Drums
Amadito Valdés Timbales, Bottle, Glasses
Bobby Lavelle Tenor Saxophone
Adél Rodriguez Bongos
Jim Seeley Trumpet
Yaroldi Abreu Conga
Ted Ackerman Cello
Jeb Patton Piano
Geandelaxis Bell Trombone
Katherine Cherbas Cello
Rodney Barreto Drums
Ivan Renta Tenor Saxophone
Rolando Luna Piano
Kenji Bunch Viola
Seneca Black Trumpet
Carlos Sarduy Trumpet
Erica Vonkleist Tenor Saxophone
David Wong Upright Bass
Frances Rowell Cello
Idana Valdes Vocals
Debra Shufelt-Dine Viola
Dany Noel Upright Bass
Tony Rosa Conga
Inoidel González Tenor Saxophone
Ricardo Santa Cruz Vocals, Claves
Jorge Reyes Conductor, Upright Bass
Pedrito Martínez Vocals
Michael Rodriguez Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Roberto Quintero Bongos
Pete Van Nostrand Drums
Farhad Sohrabí Violin
Pedro Pablo Rodríguez Conga
Dora Aguirre González Vocals, Claves
Yarima Blanco Ramos Guitar, Tres
Georgia Aguirre Conductor, Vocals, Choir, Chorus, Upright Bass
Ángel Pedro Bolaños Conga
Paul Woodiell Violin
Maykel González Trumpet
Yoan Alapón Terry Cuban Percussion
Yissi García Bongos, Maracas
Raúl Alapón Moreno Conga
Technical Credits
Leonard Bernstein Composer
George Gershwin Composer
Igor Stravinsky Composer
Tito Puente Composer
Bebo Valdés Arranger, Composer, Adaptation
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Bud Powell Composer
Michael Philip Mossman Arranger, Composer, Orchestral Arrangements
Alvaro Carrillo Composer
Jim Anderson Engineer
Betty Comden Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Adolph Green Composer
Juanito Marquez Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Alan Silverman Mastering
Fernando Trueba Liner Notes
Consuelo Velázquez Composer
Moisés Simmons Composer
Jose White Composer
César Monges Composer
Nat Chediak Composer
Pedro Ugarte Engineer
Salomé Limón Engineer
Melisa Nanni Engineer
Dany Noel Arranger
Herman Hupfeld Composer
Ricardo Santa Cruz Arranger
Jorge Reyes Arranger
Dominio Publico Composer
C. Vidal Composer
Walter Gilbert Fuller Composer
Luciano Pozo González Composer
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