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Indestructible Spirit

Label: Cubop
Released: 2008
Track listing: Oaklands Mambo; Puerto Rico Rico; Lubi; Barry Rogers; Afro Rican; Indestructible Spirit; Boogaloo Blas; A Song for Rose; Cha Cha Para Ti.

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Johnny Blas: Indestructible Spirit

Read "Indestructible Spirit" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


"This album differs in style, it has more of a funky jazz beat with a twist of Latin, suggests Johnny Blas. “Kind of a throwback to the '70s sound. Indestructible Spirit also represents rebirth for Latin percussionist Blas, who leads a brand new band and even performs on saxophone. “Oaklands Mambo opens the set ...

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Ochimini

Label: Cubop
Released: 2004
Track listing: Ochimini; Funky Cha; Love For Sale; Nuestra Era; OBA; Tumbaito; Guajira Candela; Makin

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Amazona

Label: Cubop
Released: 2004

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Carnival in San Juan

Label: Cubop
Released: 2004
Track listing: 1. Carnival in San Juan 2. Mundo Bizarro 3. Las Torres 4. Plena Pa' Las Nenas 5. Worlds 6. Vianda con Bacalao 7. En La Cueva de Tan 8. Stuffy Turkey 9. Like a Little Child 10. Snow Angel 11. Carlitos Coco 12. Fireflies from the Orion Nebula & Belen

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Francisco Aguabella: Ochimini

Read "Ochimini" reviewed by Russ Musto


Master percussionist Francisco Aguabella has still not achieved the fame his extensive resume would seem to merit. The great conguero has played jazz with Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Henderson and Bobby Hutcherson; Latin with Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri and Mongo Santamaria; rock with Santana, Malo and The Doors; and pop with Paul Simon—but he is still unjustly ...

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Francisco Aguabella: Ochimini

Read "Ochimini" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Aguabella has worn the mantle of Afro-Cuban percussion royalty for about half a century since he arrived in New York City from Matanzas, Cuba, in the late 1950s. Among the first generation of Afro-Cuban percussionists who emigrated to the States, his legend stands from his work inside and outside Latin jazz spheres: He has worked with ...

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Papo Vasquez: Carnival in San Juan

Read "Carnival in San Juan" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes


Trombonist/composer/arranger Papo Vazquez, along with his group Pirates Troubadours, has just unleashed Carnival in San Juan, a multifaceted celebration which captures the spirit of its title. And the title cut is quite an opening statement. Vazquez’ solo bursts with rapid-fire phrases, and tenor man Willie Williams follows with a rollicking upper register attack. Pianist ...

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Francisco Aguabella: Ochimini

Read "Ochimini" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


If age does not wither nor custom stale, then Francisco Aguabella drives the point home very well. Ochimini proves that he still has plenty of zest and fire which he pours into his music. Even in the quieter climes there is a slow simmer that brings in a cozy comfort. Aguabella leads the charge, and he ...


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