Flying South

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All Music Guide - Gregg Juke
An active force in Latin jazz since the '60s, Pete Escovedo is well-known in the San Francisco Bay area; not only as a seasoned percussionist and bandleader, but as the musical and spiritual head of the Familia Escovedo. His brother is fellow musician Coke Escovedo, and his children and relatives include percussionist/vocalist Sheila E., producer/bandleader/percussionist Peter Michael Escovedo, and Texas-based singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo. Flying South, a 1996 release, continues Escovedo's exploration of the musical region where Latin jazz, salsa, and pop meet. Featuring contributions from George Duke, Andy Narrell, and Najee, highlights include the title track, ...
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All Music Guide - Gregg Juke
An active force in Latin jazz since the '60s, Pete Escovedo is well-known in the San Francisco Bay area; not only as a seasoned percussionist and bandleader, but as the musical and spiritual head of the Familia Escovedo. His brother is fellow musician Coke Escovedo, and his children and relatives include percussionist/vocalist Sheila E., producer/bandleader/percussionist Peter Michael Escovedo, and Texas-based singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo. Flying South, a 1996 release, continues Escovedo's exploration of the musical region where Latin jazz, salsa, and pop meet. Featuring contributions from George Duke, Andy Narrell, and Najee, highlights include the title track, "Tiemblas," and a Cal Tjader composition, "Leyte." For fans of Koinania, Alex Acuna & the Unknowns, and pop/jazz/Latin crossover, this disc is a worthwhile buy.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/30/1996
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 013431468424
  • Catalog Number: 4684
  • Sales rank: 253,254

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Flying South (1:36)
  2. 2 All This Love (6:35)
  3. 3 Cabo Frio (5:44)
  4. 4 Tiemblas (3:37)
  5. 5 Flying Easy (5:36)
  6. 6 Still Life (3:41)
  7. 7 Esta Noche (7:26)
  8. 8 Como Rien (4:57)
  9. 9 Leyte (4:54)
  10. 10 Canto Para Chango (5:09)
  11. 11 El Alma de Carnival - Pastiche (1:17)
  12. 12 [Untitled Hidden Track] (4:25)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Pete Escovedo Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Percussion, Bongos, Conga, Drums, Timbales, Vocals, Bells, Overdubs, Guiro
Lalah Hathaway Vocals
Gerald Albright Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
George Duke Piano, Keyboards
Najee Flute, Soprano Saxophone
Andy Narell Steel Drums, Steel Pan
Pastiche Vocals
Ray Obiedo Bass, Guitar, Piano
Nikita Germaine Vocals
David Matthews Piano
Francisco Aguabella Percussion, Drums, Iya, Bata Drums
David Belove Bass
Jeff Cressman Trombone
Sheila E. Percussion, Conga, Drums, Noise, Shekere
Sheila Escovedo Percussion, Conga, Drums, Noise, Shekere, Crowd Noise
Louis Fasman Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Steve Fontano Overdubs
Dave Gregoric Trombone
Melecio Magdaluyo Flute, Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Rebeca Mauleón Piano
Harold Muniz Bata Drums
John Santos Percussion, Vocals, Okonkolo, Shekere, Bata Drums
Norbert Stachel Flute
Marc van Wageningen Bass
Wayne Wallace Trombone, Keyboards
Marty Wehner Trombone
David Yamasaki Guitar
Paul van Wageningen Drums
Murray Low Piano, Keyboards
Norbert Satchel Flute
Brittney Escovedo Percussion, Noise, Crowd Noise
Juan Escovedo Percussion, Bongos, Conga, Noise, Crowd Noise
Juanita Escovedo Percussion, Noise, Guiro, Crowd Noise
Pops Escovedo Percussion, Noise, Crowd Noise
Robbie Kwock Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Mom Escovedo Percussion
Robbie Kowck Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Technical Credits
Lalah Hathaway Contributor, Vocal Arrangements
Gerald Albright Contributor
Pete Escovedo Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Contributor, overdub engineer, Illustrations
Najee Contributor
Pastiche Contributor
Ray Obiedo Engineer, Contributor
Eldra DeBarge Composer
Sheila E. Contributor
Steve Fontano overdub engineer
Dave Gregoric Contributor
George Horn Mastering
Peter Michael Producer
Tony Mills Engineer
Harold Muniz Contributor
Wayne Wallace Arranger, Horn Arrangements
Abby Andrews Art Direction
Eric Thomas Engineer
Tom Size Engineer
E. Smith Composer
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