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Franco De Vita has made a reputation for himself over the years for being a creative force in the Latin music industry, both for his work penning songs for other performers and for the songs he performs himself. On Stop + Algo Más, De Vita's artistic individualism shines through more clearly than ever before. His rare and precious harmonic complexity, innovative instrumental arrangements, and incisive lyricism seem to beckon the listener closer. The evocative combination of South American instrumentation otherwise seldom heard together creates a band sound and texture that set De Vita apart from his Latin pop counterparts. Highlights include the emotional, swaggering "Dónde Está el Amor" and the album's rhythmically ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Franco De Vita has made a reputation for himself over the years for being a creative force in the Latin music industry, both for his work penning songs for other performers and for the songs he performs himself. On Stop + Algo Más, De Vita's artistic individualism shines through more clearly than ever before. His rare and precious harmonic complexity, innovative instrumental arrangements, and incisive lyricism seem to beckon the listener closer. The evocative combination of South American instrumentation otherwise seldom heard together creates a band sound and texture that set De Vita apart from his Latin pop counterparts. Highlights include the emotional, swaggering "Dónde Está el Amor" and the album's rhythmically rich single, "Ay Dios." Though a number of selections entirely forgo Latino musical influences, Stop + Algo Más delivers even the pop selections with soul and dirt. De Vita's vocal performances are subtle and musical, by and large serving the songs and not self-serving. With the inclusion of two duets with Puerto Rican super songstress Olga Tañón, a few live cuts, and a companion DVD featuring videos and live performances, Stop + Algo Más goes above and beyond. Unlike the forbidding hand on its cover, Stop + Algo Más
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/4/2004
  • Label: Sony U.S. Latin
  • UPC: 037629328628
  • Catalog Number: 93286
  • Sales rank: 123,932

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Franco De Vita Primary Artist, Didjeridu
Sammy Figueroa Percussion
Julio Hernandez Bajo Sexto
Lee Levin Bateria
Manny López Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Luis Aquino Trumpet
Jorge Diaz Trombone
Angel "Angie" Machado Trumpet
Dan Warner Electric Guitar
Gustavo Aranguren Coros
Angel Torres Tenor Saxophone
Luisito Quintero Percussion
Luis Romero Piano, Keyboards, Didjeridu
Gilberto Bermúdez Coros
Arturo Cabrera Piano, Keyboards
Antonio Rayo Sr. Flamenco Guitar
Angel Melo cuatro
José Vincente Muñoz Bandola
Engelberth Sanchez Group Member
Sin Bandera Guest Appearance
Technical Credits
Franco De Vita Arranger, Composer, Producer, Concept
Cesar Sogbe Engineer
Luis Aquino Arranger
Mario Houben Graphic Design
Angel Carrasco Executive Producer
Rolando Alejandro Engineer
Luis Romero Arranger, Programming, Producer, String Arrangements, Concept
Vladimir Quintero Engineer
Arturo Cabrera Arranger, Programming, String Arrangements
Pedro Alfonso Arranger, String Arrangements, Direcccion de Cuerdas
Oliver Quintero Engineer, Pro-Tools
Colin Michaels Recording Assistant
Rolando Vitto Recording Assistant
César Pulido Executive Producer
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