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United Nations of Messidor
     

United Nations of Messidor

 
An effective two-disc compilation of contemporary Latin music drawn from the catalog of German label Messidor Musik. The selections range from the highly traditional to the highly fused -- there are a lot of hybrid approaches on display here, giving rise to some spectacularly showy jazz-footed playing. Finger-popping, toe-tapping stuff, this, and very enjoyable

Overview

An effective two-disc compilation of contemporary Latin music drawn from the catalog of German label Messidor Musik. The selections range from the highly traditional to the highly fused -- there are a lot of hybrid approaches on display here, giving rise to some spectacularly showy jazz-footed playing. Finger-popping, toe-tapping stuff, this, and very enjoyable throughout.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/20/1996
Label:
Messidor
UPC:
0733751584023
catalogNumber:
15840

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Irakere   Track Performer
Charlie Palmieri   Percussion,Piano,Track Performer
Astor Piazzolla   Bandoneon,Track Performer
Bebo Valdés   Piano,Track Performer,Piano (Grand)
Paquito D'Rivera   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Track Performer
Jorge Dalto   Piano
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet,Soloist
Fareed Haque   Guitar
Jerome Richardson   Tenor Saxophone
Gonzalo Rubalcaba   Piano,Track Performer
Arturo Sandoval   Trumpet
Carlos Franzetti   Piano
Chucho Valdés   Track Performer,Soloist,Piano (Grand)
Giovanni Hidalgo   Percussion,Conga,Timbales,Timpani,Track Performer,Shekere
Michael Philip Mossman   Trumpet
Paulo Moura   Alto Saxophone,Track Performer
Danilo Pérez   Piano
Rene Toledo   Guitar
Pete Yellin   Alto Saxophone
Jerry Gonzalez   Trumpet
Jaime Torres   Track Performer,Charango
Eddie Alex   Alto Saxophone
Robby Ameen   Drums,Guiro
Carlos Averhoff   Saxophone
Mario Bauzá   Background Vocals,Track Performer
John Benítez   Electric Bass
Steve Berrios   Drums
Rolando Napoleon Briceno   Alto Saxophone
Felipe Cabbera   Bass
Pablo Calogero   Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Rudy Calzado   Vocals,Background Vocals
Augustin Carbonell   Guitar,Track Performer
Gerry Chamberlain   Trombone
Daniel Colette   Trumpet
Mike Collazo   Timbales,Timpani
Hector Console   Bass
José Luis Cortés   Saxophone
Stanton Davis   Trumpet
Adela Dalto   Vocals,Background Vocals
Zach Danziger   Drums
Jorge Degas   Bass
Jose Alexis Diaz   Percussion
Manny Duran   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Guillermo Edghill   Bass
Bruce Eidem   Trombone
Eric Figueroa   Piano
David Finck   Bass
Bob Franceschini   Saxophone,Alto Saxophone
Elvira Franco   Vocals,Background Vocals
Jose Gazmey   Bass
Joe Gonzalez   Percussion,Bongos,Bass Guitar,cowbell
Joe Francis Gonzales   Bass,Percussion,Bongos,Bass Guitar,cowbell
Don Hayward   Trombone
Horacio "El Negro" Hernández   Drums
Oscar Hernandez   Synthesizer,Piano
Rigo Herrera   Percussion
Conrad Herwig   Trombone
Ralph Irizarry   Timbales,Timpani
Little Johnny   cowbell,Guiro
Ross Konikoff   Trumpet
Jorge Laboy   Guitar
Wolfgang Loos   Keyboards
Larry Lunetta   Trumpet
Jose Madera   Percussion
Frank Malabé   Conga
Yolanda Maldonado   Vocals,Background Vocals
Stefi Marcus   Bass
Juanito Marquez   Guitar,cowbell
Nicky Marrero   Timbales,Timpani
Reynaldo Melián Álvarez   Trumpet
Carlos Morales   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Amuni Nacer   Piano,Keyboards
Nicky Orta   Electric Bass
Victor Paz   Trumpet
Carlos Pérez   Drums
Marcus Persiani   Piano
Douglas Purviance   Trombone
Enrique Pla   Drums
Dioris Rivera   Tenor Saxophone,Background Vocals
Rogelio Rivero   Timpani
Michael Rodach   Guitar
Bobby Rodriguez   Bass
John "Dandy" Rodriguez   Bass,Bass Guitar
Bobby Sanabria   Drums,Timbales,Timpani,Cascara
David Sanchez   Tenor Saxophone
Burkhard Schaffer   Drums
Diego Urcola   Trumpet
Oscar Valdés   Percussion
Carlos "Patato" Valdes   Bongos,Conga,Maracas,Track Performer,Guiro
Victor Valdes   Percussion
Jorge Varona   Trumpet
Germán Velazco   Saxophone
Tommy Villarini   Trumpet
Mark Walker   Drums
Artie Webb   Flute
Pablo Ziegler   Piano
Vince Cherico   Drums
Jorge Alfonso   Conga
Diego Amaya   Hand Clapping,Palmas
Carlos del Puerto   Bass
Enrique Fernandez   Flute,Tenor Saxophone,Background Vocals
Antonio Reyes   Hand Clapping,Palmas
J.P. Torres   Trombone
Gerardo Rosales   Bongos,Guiro
Jose Mangual   Bass,Bongos,Bass Guitar
Rafael Carrasco   Flute
Lazaro Cruz   Trumpet
Oscar Lopez Ruiz   Guitar
Felipe Cabrera   Bass
Joe Santiago   Bass
Ray Santos   Conductor,Background Vocals
Mike Orta   Piano
John Di Martino   Percussion,Piano
Gabriel Machado   Conga
Paoli Mejias   Conga,Shekere
Amuni Naver   Piano
Juan "Papo" Pepín   Conga
Roberto Vizcaíno   Percussion
Nathan Durham   Trombone,Bass Trombone
Raul Olarte   Quena
Tracy Turner   Flugelhorn,French Horn
Gregory Williams   Flugelhorn,French Horn
Jorge Gordillo   Percussion
Sabu Rosado   Percussion,Shekere
Amadito Valdés   Timbales,Timpani
Carlos Emilio Morales   Electric Guitar
Pepe Jimenez   Percussion
Quinteto Tango Nuevo   Track Performer
Mario Nadal   Bass
Fernando Suárez Paz   Viola
Andreas Weiser   Percussion
Johnny Rodriguez   Percussion,Bass Guitar

Technical Credits

Charlie Palmieri   Producer
Astor Piazzolla   Producer
Bebo Valdés   Composer
Paquito D'Rivera   Composer,Producer
Jorge Dalto   Producer
Gonzalo Rubalcaba   Arranger
Carlos Franzetti   Arranger
Chucho Valdés   Arranger
Giovanni Hidalgo   Producer
Seis Del Solar   Producer
Jaime Torres   Producer
Joe Zawinul   Composer
Mario Bauzá   Director,Producer,Musical Director
Rudy Calzado   Composer
Brenda Feliciano   Producer
Oscar Hernandez   Composer
Jesus   Arranger
Wolfgang Loos   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Engineer
Carlos "Patato" Valdes   Producer
Tommy Villarini   Producer
Keith Walsh   Engineer
Götz A. Wörner   Producer,Executive Producer
Irving Greenbaum   Engineer
Diego Amaya   Contributor
Antonio Reyes   Contributor
Manuel Sanjurjo   Producer,Engineer
Juan G. "Pericles" Covas   Engineer
Bernd Deutscher   Cover Design
Ray Santos   Arranger,Composer
José Luis Crespo   Engineer
Carmen T. Barrow   Executive Producer
Uwe Feltens   Producer,Executive Producer
Henry Montalvo   Executive Producer
Österreichischer Rundfunk   Engineer
Johannes Wohlleben   Engineer
Raul Olarte   Contributor
Tracy Turner   Contributor
Gregory Williams   Contributor
Luis Covarrubias Álvarez   Producer
Valdes   Arranger
Fernando Hernandez   Executive Producer
Luis ''Kako'' Alvarez   Producer
Gregor Hornacek   Engineer
Cesar Portillo de la Luz   Composer
Tchiakowski   Composer

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