Today’s Latin Big Bands: Dafnis Prieto, Arturo O’Farrill, Miguel Zenon, David Murray, Antonio Adolpho and Bobby Sanabria
December 8, 2020
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Playlist Host Intro 0:00 Dafnis Prieto Big Band "A Triumphant Journey" from Back to the Sunset (Dafnison Music) 3:07 Arturo O'Farrill & "A Night In Tunisia" from Latin Jazz Orchestra 40 Acres and a Burro (Zoho Music) 9:54 Host Intro 14:02 Miguel Zenón Orchestra "Juguete" from Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook (Marsalis Music) 15:45 David Murray Cuban Ensemble "Cachito" from Plays Nat King Cole En Espanol (Motema Music) 22:27 Host Intro 29:08 Antonio Adolfo & Orquestra Atlantica "Luizao" from Encontros -Orquestra Atlantica (AAM Music) 31:14 "Jump Shot" from Bobby Sanabria Big Band Multiverse (Jazzheads) 35:32 Host Intro 41:05 "Alma Vacia" from Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra The Offense of the Drum (Motema Music) 43:59 Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra "The Afro Latin Jazz Suite, Movement IV: What Now?" from Cuba: The Conversation Continues (Motema Music) 50:18 Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra "Just One Moment" from Cuba: The Conversation Continues (Motema Music) 54:25 Host Outro 57:30
Cuban influences have been heard in jazz since the 1940s. The 1960s brought significant Brazilian sounds into the music. Today, musicians from throughout Latin America are shaping the music, never more vibrantly than in large Latin ensembles. Latin Big Bands lead by