Results for "Pimienta Records"
by Edward Blanco
Brazilian-born Amanda Ruzza began playing bass guitar when she was 12 years old, developing a mastery for the instrument, moving to New York City and, since then, playing a variety of styles of music with such groups as Global Noize and the Chris Stover's Caetano Veloso Project. This Is What Happened is the young artist's debut, ...
by Javier AQ Ortiz
The Orisha Suite is inspired by some of the Afro-Cuban deities--or orishas--from Lucumí religious lore, with the exception of the soulful, funky, danceable and exquisite opening cut, which is dedicated to--and inspired by--the daughter of the date's leader. As such, nonetheless, the recording is a sonic interpretation of some of the theological tenets associated with this ...
by Dan McClenaghan
Drummer Horacio El Negro" Hernandez arrived in New York from his native Cuba (via Italy) and slipped into the percussion driver's seat on recordings by pianists Michael Camilo and Chucho Valdes, trumpeter Roy Hargrove and guitar legend Carlos Santana, helping those artists snag a bunch of Grammy Awards. Italuba "the title a melding of the names ...
Label: Pimienta Records
Track listing: 1. Oguere?s Cha (E. Villafranca) 2. El Hombre (P. Martino) 3. Encantaciones Cubanas (E. Villafranca) 4. Assumption (E. Villafranca) 5. Negrita Prende la Vela (L. Berm?dez) 6. Cacique (E. Villafranca) 7. You Spoke Too Soon (E. Villafranca) 8. Something Nice to Say About You (E. Villafranca) 9. Orishaoko (E. Villafranca) 10. It?s Not That Serious (E. Villafranca)