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From the Inside Out

Sing it Out to Swing it Out!

By Published: July 27, 2010
"You have to label all the time, and that was my problem with this album because the music stores have to put it somewhere," Tomisheep says of his debut. "It's jazzy, definitely, but also groovy, with a little bit of Latin flavor and a little bit modern with DJs and scratching."


Tracks and Personnel

A Man & His Music—El Alcalde del Barrio

Tracks: CD1: Do You Feel It (Remix) (with Ray Pollard); Hey Joe, Hey Joe (with Willie Torres); Bang Bang; It's Love; El Pito (I'll Never Go Back to Georgia); My Man Speedy! (with Willie Torres); Psychedelic Baby (You're Psychin' Up My Mind) (with Willie Torres / Bobby Marin); A Thousand Ways; Ain't It Funny What Love Can Do (with Ray Pollard); Swinging Mambo (with Willie Torres); Wabble-Cha (with Cheo Feliciano); I'm Insane (with Jimmy Sabater); Arinanara (with Cheo Feliciano); La Calle Esta Durisima (with Willie Garcia); Macorina; Los Dos; Y Joe Cuba Ya Llego (with Mike Guagenti). CD2: Boom Boom Lucumi; A las Seis (with Cheo Feliciano); Remember Me (with Cheo Feliciano); Aunque Tu (with Cheo Feliciano); Temptation (with Willie Torres); La Malanga Brava (with Willie Torres / Cheo Feliciano); Joe Cuba's Mambo (with Willie Torres); To Be With You (with Jimmy Sabater); Hecho y Derecho (with Willie Garcia); Componte Cundunga (with Cheo Feliciano); Pregon Cha Cha; Como Rien (with Cheo Feliciano); Jimmy's Jump (with Cheo Feliciano); Bochinchosa (with Cheo Feliciano); Mujer Divina (with Willie Torres); This is Love (with Jimmy Sabater); Mambo of the Times (with Willie Torres).

Personnel: Joe Cuba: vocals, drums, percussion; Tommy Berrios: vibes; Nick Jiminez: piano; Jules "Slim" Cordero: bass; Jimmy Sabater: timbales, vocals; Ray Pollard: vocals; Cheo Feliciano: vocals; Willie Torres: vocals; Louie Ramierz: vibes; Willie Garcia: vocals; Phil Diaz: vibes; Mike Guagenti: vocals.

The Story Teller

Tracks: Giraffe Crack; Laughing Jockey; No Contact...Contact; Miles Chillin'; Nina; JT Goldfish; Truth Seekin'; Thinkin' of Eva; Light as a Feather; Drunk Socks; Verbal Headlock.

Personnel: Clutchy Hopkins: composer, performer.

Francis Albert Sinatra / Antonio Carlos Jobim: The Complete Reprise Recordings

Tracks: The Girl from Ipanema; Dindi; Change Partners; Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado); Meditation; If You Never Come to Me; How Insensitive; I Concentrate on You; Baubles, Bangles and Beads; Once I Loved; The Song of the Sabia; Drinking Water (Agua de Beber); Someone to Light Up My Life; Triste; The Happy Madness; One Note Samba; Don't Ever Go Away; Wave; Off Key (Desafinado); Bonita.

Janiva Magness: The Devil is an Angel Too

Tracks: The Devil Is An Angel; I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down; Slipped, Tripped & Fell in Love; I'm Feelin' Good; Weeds Like Us; Walkin' in the Sun; End of Our Road; Save Me; I Want to Do Everything for You; Your Love Made a U-Turn; Homewrecker; Turn Your Heart in My Direction.

Personnel: Janiva Magness: vocals; Jeff Turmes: bass, guitar, baritone sax, slide guitar; Dave Darling: guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboards, backing vocals; Stephen Hodges: drums, percussion; Zach Zunis: guitar; Ted Andreadis: Wurlitzer organ, Hammond organ, keyboards; Arlan Schierbaum: Farfisa organ, Hammond organ, piano; Gary Davenport: bass; Ernie Perez: backing vocals; Brie Darling: backing vocals, percussion; Gonzalo Bergara: acoustic guitar; Stevie Blacke: strings; Spanky D: backing vocals.

Personnel: Francis Albert Sinatra: vocals; Antonio Carlos Jobim: guitar, vocals; Al Viola; guitar; Dom Um Romao: drums.

Protegid

Tracks: M'sta Li Ma Bo (I'm Here for You); Afri Ka; Dos Eternidade (Two Eternities); Tente Midj; Protegid (Protected); D'xam ess moment (Worthwhile); Sodade; Song for My Father; Kem e Bo (Who Are You?); Magia ca tem (Passionless); Decision (Decision); Mara Marga (Bitter Mara).

Personnel: Carmen Souza: vocals, acoustic guitar, Fender Rhodes; Theo Pas'cal: acoustic bass, double bass, double bass bow, udo, cajon, snare timbales, brushes effects, skin percussion, traditional reco, traditional Agogos, backing vocals, wood and shakers, metal percussion, acoustic steel guitar, marimbas, kisange; Omar Sosa: acoustic piano, Fender Rhodes; Jonathan Idiagbonya: acoustic piano; Claudio Cesar Lima Ribeiro: solo nylon guitar; Tiago Santos: nylon guitar; Pedro Segundo: drums, percussion, kaxixe; Zoe Pas'cal: Funana rhythm, percussion; Sebastian Sheriff: bongos, cajon, timbales, kaxixes, congas, batas, vibraslap, cabaca, guiro, cowbells; Derek Johnson: nylon guitar; Marc Berthoumieux: accordion; Joao Frade: accordion; Victor Samora: acoustic piano; Rick Lazar: cebolo, cajita, shaker, triangle, pandeiro; Lars Arens: trombone, euphonium, horn section arrangement; Miguel Goncalves: trumpet, flugelhorn; Johannes Krieger: trumpet, flugelhorn; Ze Maria: tenor saxophone, alto saxophone; Luis Cunha: trombone, euphonium; Adel Salameh: oud; Naziha Azzouz: vocals.

Rhodes Trip

Tracks: Finally; Intro; NCRDBLS; Highfive; Jules Bond; Cubaq; Love; Pianino; D&B&R; Three; Slippery; Zombies.


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