MACHITO



1948-49 recordings by Norman Granz : “Machito And His Afro Cuban Salseros – Mucho Macho” (Pablo 2625-712, PACD 2625-712-2)1978年リリースのコンピレーション2LP24曲からの16曲をセレクトしてCD復刻〜なんでこんな半端なことするかなあ…と思いつつ聴いていたら、う〜ん、いかにもパラディアム・ボール・ルームとCUBOP ジャズを股にかけたマチート楽団の最高の時期の録音編集盤として、なかなか秀逸、という気がして来ましたよ、イイ選曲かも知れません。

1 St. Louis Blues -W. C. Handy
2 Rose Room -Art Hickman, H. Williams
3 Cleopatra Rumba (Desert Dance) -Roger Mozian
4 Tumba El Quinto -C. Leicea
5 Llora Timbero -Israel Rodriguez
6 Mambo Is Here To Stay -Fuller, Machito
7 Gone City -Chico O’farrill
8 El Sopón -Marion Sunshine, Morales
9 Hall Of The Mambo King -Greig
10 Asia Minor -Roger Mozian
11 Finaliza Un Amor -R. Díaz
12 U-Bla-Ba-Du -Jose (Pepe) Becke
13 Babalú -Margarita Lecuona
14 Tea For Two – Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans
15 Why Do I Love You -Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
16 The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise -Ernest Seitz, Eugene Lockhart

Alto Saxophone – Fred Skerritt, Gene Johnson
Baritone Saxophone – Leslie Johnakins
Bass – Roberto Rodriguez
Bongos – Jose Mangual
Claves – Machito
Composed By – Roger King Mozian (tracks: A1)
Congas – Luis Miranda
Liner Notes, Producer [Repackaging Project] – Joe Conzo
Maracas – Machito
Piano – Rene Hernandez
Tenor Saxophone – Jose Madera
Timbales – Ubaldo Nieto
Trumpet – Bobby Woodlen, Frank Davilla, Mario Bauza
Vocals – Graciela, Machito
Producer – Norman Granz

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