Cal Tjader

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Review by Scott Yanow Latin Concert is a pretty good sampling of vibraphonist Cal Tjader’s influential Latin jazz of the 1950s. With pianist Vince Guaraldi, bassist Al McKibbon, Willie Bobo on timbales and drums, and the congas of Mongo Santamaria, Tjader’s impressive unit performs four of his catchy originals and two by Santamaria in addition to Latinized versions of “The ...

Tracklist:1.Love Me Or Leave Me (3:03) 2.Minority (3:04) 3.Tangerine (2:51) 4.I Want To Be Happy (2:58) 5.After You’ve Gone (2:20) 6.A Sunday Kind Of Love (3:48) 7.It’s You Or No One (2:57) 8.Take Me Out To The Ball Game (3:05) 9.A Stranger In Town (2:44) 10.Darn That Dream (3:00) 11.Jeepers Creepers (3:02) 12.Oh, Look At Me Now (3:14) 13.Where Or ...

Tracks : 01 A1 Leyte (6:30) 02 A2 Mother And Child (5:40) 03 A3 Cubano Chant (4:54) 04 A4 Soul Sauce III (5:48) 05 B1 Philly Mambo (7:00) 06 B2 Davito (4:10) 07 B3 Manteca Theme (7:00) Personnel Vibraphone, Percussion – Cal Tjader Bass – John Heard Congas – Michael Smithe Drums – Dick Berk Electric Piano – Al Zulaica ...

Review by Scott Yanow Vibraphonist Cal Tjader is in typically fine form on this live set from 1968. His quintet at the time featured Armand Perazza on congas and pianist Joe Kloess and his repertoire ranged from Afro-Cuban jazz to occasional straightahead tunes. Six of the eight selections on this date are originals by band members or Gary McFarland. Although ...

Review by Ken Dryden Cuban Fantasy consists of previously unissued selections from two 1977 concerts by Cal Tjader at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, though this is anything but an example of clearing out tape vaults simply to issue new product. Joined by pianist Clare Fischer, conga player Poncho Sanchez, guitarist Bob Redfield, bassist Rob Fisher, and ...

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