Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music
Almendra's self-titled debut is not only one of the first Argentinean rock albums, but one of its best.
Album published to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the establishment of the Orquesta Aragón. The band was definitely the most famous charanga in Cuba during the 50s and 60s. Resumed the career during the '90s, then was touring Europe in 1997 and refreshed the repertoire. This album, recorded between March and April 1999 in Cuba, achieves a great balance between the classical repertoire of Aragón, Cuban classics and the latest music. It features presentations by distinguished guest artists as Cuban singer Omara Portuondo, the Puerto Rican salsa singer Cheo Feliciano or Congolese Papa Wemba, along with others like Felo Bacallao, Pablo Santamaria, Pancho Amat or Juan Verdera. This is the rebirth of eternal charanga Orquesta Aragon, performing rhythms of Cuban air like son, guaracha, danzón, bolero and rumba.
Album featuring a collection of fourteen of the most outstanding achievements in salsa style during the decade of 90's, of 'Orquesta Guayacán'. Except the song 'Yolanda creation of Pablo Milanes, all others are by Saturnino 'Nino' Caicedo, who was in those years successful composer, legal representative and treasurer of the group.
Album released in Spain dedicated to music of the typical Spanish dance, the 'pasodoble'. Conduct the 'Orquesta de Conciertos' the veteran masters Tejada and Cisneros. This album offers a repertoire of twelve songs, in which seven are accompanied with castanets.
'Serenata Tropical' was only an study orchestra without public performances, launched by the Brazilian label Plaza during the 60s and composed of musicians who met in the studies to make the recordings. Their performances of Latin music were very successful, showing an instrumental conjunction that was and continues delighting devotees of Latin music. This album, together with the instrumental group Violins Pego, offers twenty timeless Latino issues.
Orquesta Serenata Tropical discographically began in the early 60s. It is an orchestra exclusively for study without public performances and integrated by musicians who came together to make the recordings. Their performances of Latin American music were very successful, wearing an instrumental conjunction that continues to delight lovers of Latin music.