Sunday, October 29, 2017

Leo Brouwer - Irakere - 1978 - Concierto / Teatro Karl Marx / Septiembre 1978

Leo Brouwer - Irakere 
Concierto / Teatro Karl Marx / Septiembre 1978

01. Ragtime (El Animador)
02. Misa Negra
03. Concierto De Aranjuéz
04. Adagio
05. Romance (Juego Prohibidos)
06. Preludio No. 3

Chucho Valdés: Piano
Leo Brouwer: Guitar

Paquito d'Rivera: Alto Sax
Carlos del Puerto: Acoustic and Electric Bass
Enrique Plá: Drums
Jorge “El Niño” Alfonso: Congas
Juan Munguía: Trumpet
Arturo Sandoval: Trumpet
Jorge Varona: Trumpet
Germán Velazco: Alto Sax, Soprano Sax, Flute
Carlos Averoff: Tenor Sax, Flute
José Luis “El Tosco” Cortés: Flute
Carlos Emilio Morales: Electric Guitar
Oscar Valdés: Vocals, Percussion
Ele Valdés & Carlos Alfonso: Vocals on Misa Negra

"Leo Brouwer-Irakere" Documents An Exceptional Concert That Sought To Break The Barrier Between Classical And Popular Music (Havana, 1978). Thus, It Brought Together For The First Time Leo Brouwer -Considered At The Time One Of The World´S Most Important Guitar Soloists - And The Afro-Cuban Jazz Group IRAKERE. The Group, Winner Of A GRAMMY In 1978, And The # 1 Ranking Latin Jazz Band

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One of my favorite albums of all times, mind blowing stuff... Do yourself a favor and get a copy before you die.