Tras La Tormenta

Tras La Tormenta

by Willie Colón


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Tras La Tormenta

Tras la Tormenta marks yet another chapter in one of salsa's most prosperous collaborations: trombonist/arranger/vocalist Willie Colón and the powerhouse sonero Rubén Blades. With his trademark all-trombone horn section and rich vocal timbre, Colón and his band sound unmistakably powerful and dark. Blades, as the world has come to expect, is an incisive, fiery improviser. From the tribute to cantante and labelmate "Homenaje a Hector Lavoe," with its haunting rhumba-driven trombone intro, to the wave-like sway of bomba "Desahucio," Colón's ability as an arranger is evident, and unparalleled. With a band sound as big and dramatic as the artist's former days on the Fania label, and the big-budget shine offered by Sony, they are the Colón and Blades that their fans have come to know and love, as every note rings clear. The repertoire is expertly chosen, featuring songs from some of the most distinguished writers in the genre. Danceability and artistic excellence converge to make a fantastic modern salsa record.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/31/1995
Label: Sony U.S. Latin
UPC: 0037628149828
catalogNumber: 81498

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Willie Colón   Primary Artist,Trombone,Vocals,Background Vocals
Rubén Blades   Background Vocals,Track Performer
Milton Cardona   Conga,Background Vocals
Andreu Johnny Almendra   Percussion,Timbales
Sal Cuevas   Bass
Oscar Hernandez   Piano
Nestor Sanchez   Background Vocals
Leopoldo Pineda   Trombone
Jose Mangual   Guitar,Bongos,Maracas,Background Vocals
Luis Lopez   Trombone
Eddy Ganz   Background Vocals
Louis Kahn   Trombone
Prof. Joe Torres   Piano

Technical Credits

Rubén Blades   Producer
Willie Colón   Arranger,Producer
Marty Sheller   Arranger
Humberto Ramírez   Arranger
Oscar Hernandez   Director,Producer
Rory Young   Engineer
Mario Houben   Art Direction
Isidro Infante   Producer
Cucco Peña   Arranger,Producer

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