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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge Playlist: June 12, 2013
On today’s show we gyrated and luxuriated in all sounds latinate – beating our feet to the happy rhythms of tunes tinctured with a Latin tinge.
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1) “Yemaya” by the Puerto Rican band La Sonora Poncena from their 1971 album: Algo De Locura with Luis Guillermo “Luigui” Texidor Ortiz and Umberto “Tito” Gomez on Vocals.
2) “La Rumba Me Llama,” the 1957 recording in Havana by the Sabor de Cuba Orchestra, featuring Pio Leyva on vocal and Bebo Valdes on Piano, and taken from the CD: Bebo Valdes Greatest Hits.
3) “Gone City” the Chico O’Farrill composition recorded by Machito and His Afro-Cubans in 1948 or ’49, featuring Rene Hernandez on Piano, Mario Bauza on Trumpet, Leslie Johnakins on Baritone Sax and Luis Miranda on Congas, taken from the bodacious box set: Ritmo Caliente.
4) “Caramelos,” the Son-Montuno composed by Roberto Puentes about a street vendor of caramel candy, sung in 1960 and taken from the anthemic anthology: 100% Azucar: The Best of Celia Cruz -- Con (With the band) La Sonora Matancera, featuring Claixto Leicea and Pedro Knight on Trumpets.
5) “Havana After Dark,” the Chico O’Farrill composition performed by Tito Puente & His Orchestra from their 1961 album: Dance Mania, Volume 2, featuring Tito Puente on Timbales, Mongo Santamaria on Congas and Willie Bobo on Bongos, which was recorded five years earlier than its release.
6) “Naturaleza” by Cesar Concepcion and His Orchestra from their recording: A Little Taste of Mambo.
7) “Pueblo Nuevo,” the Israel "Cachao" Lopez taken from the landmark CD: Buena Vista Social Club, featuring Ry Cooder on Guitars, Ruben Gonzalez on Piano; Manuel “Gunjiro” Mirabel on Trumpet; Orlando “Cachaito” Lopez on Bass, Ibrahim Ferrer on Congas, Alberto Valdes on Maracas, Lazaro Villa on Guiro and Joachim Cooder on Udu (a clay jug with a hole in the side).
8) “In a Little Spanish Town,” the 1926 song by Mabel Wayne, Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young, sung in 1944 by Anita O’Day fronting Stan Kenton & His Orchestra, with a young Stan Getz on Tenor Sax, taken from the CD Box Set: Young Anita.
9) “Mambo Mexicana,” Gerald Wilson and his big band’s 1954 recording reified from the righteous retrospective: Mambo Jukebox – Rumba and Afro Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949-1960.
10) “Mambo at the ‘M’” from the Cal Tjader CD: Black Orchid featuring Cal Tjader on Vibes, Vince Guaraldi on Piano, Eugene Wright on Bass, Luis Kant on Congas and Bayardo Velarde on Timbales, recorded in 1957 and composed by Luis Kant, who also appears on congas.
11) “When Your Lover Has Gone,” composed Ainar Aaron Swan for the 1931 James Cagney Movie: Blonde Crazy, and sung here by Sarah Vaughan and featured on the collection: The Divine One.
12) “Un Poco Loco,” the Bud Powell composition performed by The Big Band of Shorty Rogers from their 1958 LP: Manteca – Afro Cuban Influence, spotlighting band leader Shorty Rogers on Flugelhorn and Trumpet, Joe Mondragon on Bass, Shelly Manne on Drums and Carlos Vidal, Frank Guerrero, Sirelda Gonzalez, Mike Pacheco, Luis Miranda, Juan Cheda and Modesto Duran on Afro-Cuban Percussion.
13) “My Heart Belongs to Daddy,” the Cole Porter song from the 1938 Broadway musical: Leave It to Me! recorded in 2005 by Tenor Saxophonist Jim Tomlinson from his CD: The Lyric, featuring his wife Stacey Kent handling the vocal duties, David Newton on Piano, Dave Chamberlain on Bass and Matt Skelton on Drums.
14) “Swingin' the Samba” by the pianist Horace Silver on his 1959 LP: Finger Poppin' with Blue Mitchell on Trumpet, Junior Cook on Tenor Sax, Gene Taylor on Bass and Louis Hayes on Drums.