Re: free latin jazz?
>>A lot of my favorite latin stuff isn't strictly latin jazz, but hardMuch appreciated. I've heard the Fania All-Stars, Latinaires,
>>salsa/boogaloo that veers into jazzier or more "out" territories.
>>Will compile a shortlist if anyone seems interested--
>Johnny Colon _Boogaloo Blues_
>Joe Cuba _Bustin' Out_
>Fania All-Stars _Latin-Soul-Rock_
>Orchestra Harlow _El Exigente_ (or _Everybody's
>Got Something to Hide Except for Me & My Monkey_)
>King Nando _Shing-a-Ling with King Nando & his Orchestra_
>Latinaires _Camel Walk_
>Sabu Martinez _Afro Temple_
>Louie Ramirez _Ali Baba_
>Pete Rodríguez y su Conjunto _Latin Boogaloo_
>Bobby Valentin _Let's Turn On/Arrebatarnos_
and Sabu Martinez, but will give the others a spin when time/
>Just as almost all of the above have a dispensable balladHey, there has to be a balance. If more records were solid
>or two, they also have numerous smoking descargas & son
>montuños (my favorite styles).
*all* the way through, our wallets would constantly be empty. :)
>I've left off amazing bands like Sapo, Seguida, Chango, NicoAlso heard Gomez (P-Vine), Black Sugar & Chango.
>Gomez, Black Sugar, & Tierra coz they're way more Latin rock--
>but they're all firmly rooted enough that they'd probably make
>a good transition from a rockist stance to the hard salsa/
>boogaloo bands above.
>Good sources for this stuff:Have used them for years, at least outside of ordering direct
from Brazil, Japan etc., which is always cheaper.
>Hope that helps!Yes, thanks.
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