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Buena Vista Social Club

Buena Vista Social Club
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Description: Ry Cooder's name has helped bring attention to this session, but it's the veteran Cuban son musicians who make this album really special. Reminiscent of Ellington in its scope and sense of hushed romanticism, Buena Vista Social Club is that rare meld of quietude and intensity; while the players sound laid-back, they're putting forth very alive music, a reminder that aging doesn't mean taking to bed. Barbarito Torres's laoud solo on "El Cuarto de Tula" is both more blinding and more tasteful than any guitar showcase on any recent rock album; a quote from "Stormy Weather" and some very distinct parallels to Haw ... (more)
Manufacturer: Nonesuch
Release date: 16 September 1997
EAN: 0075597947823 UPC: 075597947823
Tags: Spanish Language (2), Latin (2), World (2), Jazz (1), Cuban Jazz (1), Latin Jazz (1), *saipal (1), World Music (1), Cuba (1), Cd (1), 60 Minutes (1), 1997 (1), Chris (1), (lib) (1), Cooder (1), Cuban (1), 05 (1), Cubaans (1), Afro-cuban Jazz (1), Son (1)
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"Although some in this Havana combo have been making music since before Castro, this jazzy, percussive album (midwifed by guitarist Ry Cooder) feels as fresh as a Caribbean breeze. Standout track: “¿Y Tú Qué Has Hecho?”"

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