In memory of Johnny Peret

In memory of Johnny Peret
In memory of my friend Johnny Peret, vibist, drummer, accordeonist extraordinaire

Friday, January 28, 2011

THIS IS FOR ALBERT

NUEVA MANTECA - BLUESONGO (NL, 1992)


It's the drawings on the cover that first caught my attention when I saw this CD in a discount bin some fifteen years ago.  I would probably have bought the CD no matter what the music was, just for those superb cartoons by Joost Swarte, a Dutch cartoonist / comic strip writer who is recognised as a master of the "ligne claire", a style based on Hergé's classic strips (Tintin, Quick & Flupke ...).


I didn't know much what to expect but the music blew me!  What a superb band!  If you've been on this blog before you are probably already familiar with Nueva Manteca (see post dated January 11,2011).


My favorite tracks are the title track (Bluesongo), Speak Low, a standard that has a natural Latin feel, Victor Feldman's Seven Steps to Heaven and a great rendition of Joe Zawinul's Young and Fine. But the whole album is highly enjoyable. Awesome percussion section, the best in Europe by far.










Credits:
Toon de Gauw / Jarmo Hoogendijk: trumpet
Ben van den Dungen: tenor and soprano sax
Boudewijn Lucas: electric bass
Lucas van Merwijk: drums, percussions, Bata drums
Martin Verdonk: tumbadora, quinto, chekere, Bata drums
Nicky Marrero : timbales, timbalitos, bongos, guiro
Jan Laurens Hartong: leader, arranger, piano


Link in comments. 




Check them on YouTube, there are some superb moments (including a live version of Bluesongo).

12 comments:

  1. Bluesongo.rar (112.53 MB) (scan included) http://www.multiupload.com/GY1ZFYIEFQ

    Enjoy and leave a comment

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    1. Por favor si puedes resubir este album.... altamente agradecido...

      Saludos... y mil felicitaciones por difundir la culrura musical por el mundo.

      Alejo

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    2. OK I'll do that tonite, Cheers

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  2. Not enjoying this would be a crime

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  3. RE_POST
    http://www.mediafire.com/?fayy1kh6a3a73hr

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  4. Mil y mil gracias... por favor si es posible resubir este tambien....

    FRA FRA SOUND - KALINHA'S SERENADE (Latin jazz)

    Altamente agradecido.... saludos

    Alejo

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    1. Hello compadre, yo voy re-post el álbum Fra Fra Sound Kalinha's Serenade este week end.
      Saludos,

      Boogieman

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  5. AMIGO ; SI PUEDE RESUBIR ESTE ALBUM DE NUEVO... GRACIAS MIL...

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    1. Won't be able to do it before some time. I'm currently overseas. Sorry.

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  6. LO PUEDE RESUBIR ALGUN DIA .. MIL GRACIAS MEN....

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  7. HOJALÁ LO PUDIERA RESUBIR A UN SERVIDOR VIGENTE GRACIAS

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