Machito

Kenya + with Flute and Boot (MM 827)

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1958

Kenya + with Flute and Boot

Machito

Malanga Music

8436542018036

MMR 145017

MM 827

JAZZ

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Kenya + with Flute and Boot

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CD 8,26 €

2 LPs ON 1 CD

This release presents two splendid albums by the celebrated Cuban conga performer Machito (1912-1984), both of which include accompaniment by first-rate jazz stars. The LPs are "Kenya-Afro Cuban Jazz" (Roulette SR-52006), on which Machito is joined by Cannonball Adderley, and "With Flute ti Boot (Roulette SR-52026), featuring Herbie Mann (who also plays on "Kenya" and composed all of the tunes here). These sessions also boast such outstanding musicians as Johnny Griffin, Curtis Fuller, and Joe Newman.

PERSONNEL:

TRACKS [1-12]: KENYA - AFRO CUBAN JAZZ ( 4 Stars Downbeat Magazine)

Machito (maracas & leader)
Cannonball Adderley, Joe Livramento (as),
Doc Cheatham, Paul Cohen, Joe Newman, Francis Williams, Frank “Paquito” Davilla (tp)
Mario Bauza (tp, dir), Bart Varsalona (b-tb)
Curtis Fuller, Santo Russo, Eddie Bert, Rex Peer [replaces Bert on 11-12] (tb)
Herbie Mann (fl), Johnny Griffin, Ray Santos, Jr., Bob McCullen, José Madera, Sr. (ts)
Leslie Johnakins (bar), René Hernández (p, cga), Roberto Rodríguez (b)
Cándido Camero, José Mangual, Ubaldo Nieto, Pedro Boulong, Robert McAucliffe, José “Chombo” Silva, Carlos “Patato” Valdés, Nilo Sierra, Paul Cohen (perc).

New York, December 17 (tracks 3, 5 & 10), December 19 (tracks 11-12)
& December 24 (tracks 1-2, 4, 6-9), 1957.

TRACKS [13-24]: WITH FLUTE TO BOOT

Similar personnel, featuring Machito (maracas & leader), Herbie Mann (fl), Curtis Fuller (tb) & Johnny Griffin (ts).
New York, late 1958.

TRACKS:

01 WILD JUNGLE
02 CONGO MULENCE
03 KENYA
04 ÓYEME
05 HOLIDAY
06 CANNONOLOGY
07 FRENZY
08 BLUES À LA MACHITO
09 CONVERSATION
10 TIN TIN DEO
11 MINOR RAMA
12 TURURATO
13 BRAZILIAN SOFT SHOE
14 LOVE CHANT
15 AFRO-JAZZIAC
16 RING A LEVIO
17 AFTERNOON DEATH
18 TO BIRDLAND AND HURRY
19 CALYPSO JOHN
20 THE AFRICAN FLUTE
21 BACAO
22 CARABUNTA
23 THE DAVIS CUP
24 ANSWER ME

Total Time: 76:45