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Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge November 14, 2018
On this week’s Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge show we will dance to tunes with a distinctively tintinabulous tinge of the most assured Latin Flavor.
Dr. Zarkov’s Tiki Lounge show is broadcast on Wednesdays, 5-6 pm Eastern Standard Time (2-3 pm on the West Coast and 10-11 GMT in Europe) at www.radiofairfax.org.. Radio Fairfax also can be heard on Tune In Radio at tunein.com, and streamed on smartphones by downloading the Tunein app. It also can be streamed on Roku and Google TV at: http://tinyurl.com/3uqfsz9
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1) “Bésame Aquí (Kiss Me, Right Here),” composed by Geiasio Delis, was performed in Havana in 1937 by Septeto Anacaona, featuring Graciela Perez on lead vocal, and is daringly derived from the righteous retrospective: Anacaona Buena Vista Sisters Club – The Amazing Story of Cuba's Forgotten Girl Band.
2) “Mambolino” comes from the completist collection: Tito Puente – The Complete 78s, Volume 4, 1949-55, with Mr. Puente volarizing the vibraphone.
3) “Amanecio” was recorded in 1970 by Cesar Concepcion Y Su Orquesta Recuerdos on their fond look back titled: Nostalgia, with Junior Toledo on the vocal.
4) “Algo Caliente” was waxed by the pianist Joe Loco, whose real name is Jose Estevez, on his 1961 lunatic LP: Going Loco, spotlighting the talents of Jose Lozano on Flute, along with Jose “Chombo” Silva, Gonzalo Martinez and Felix Legaretta on Violins; Mongo Santamaría on Conga Drums; Nicholas Martinez on Guiro (Percussion Scraping Gourd) and Willie Bobo on Timbales.
5) “Fool Burro” was preserved for the ages in 1953 by Mabel Scott and is drawn with tongs from the historical document: Mambo Jukebox – Rumba and Afro Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949-1960.
6) “She's a Latin From Manhattan” was inked by Harry Warren and Al Dubin for the 1935 Al Jolson-Ruby Keeler movie: Go Into Your Dance, waxed by the British vibes master and later member of Steely Dan, Victor Feldman on his 1959 ambitious album: Latinsville! with Andy Thomas on Piano, Tony Reyes on Bass, Frank Guerrero on Timbales and Ramon Rivera on Congas.
7) “Hassle in the Castle” comes from the detective TV series: Checkmate, which ran in 1960-62, composed, arranged and conducted by John Williams, who later went on to fame as the composer for the Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies. This comes from the bulging box set: Jazz on Film…Crime Jazz!
8) “Nho Antone Escaderode” was written by Gregorio Goncalves and comes from the 1999 autentico album: Café Altlantico, by the Cape Verdean singer Cesaria Evora.
9) “Jungle Brava” was luxly laid down by Les Baxter and His Orchestra on their fine 1959 exotical LP: Jungle Jazz.
10) “Por Debajo De Tu Cintura” was sung by Sonia Enriquez on her 2006 steppin’ CD: Latin Party [Galletti Boston, 2006] and also appears on the careful compilation: Cleopatra Café, Vol. II.
11) “Varga Varga” by the Chilean Cumbia band Chico Trujillo, features Michael "Bendito" Magliocchetti on Electric Guitar and Joselo Osses on Synthesizer and Piano, and appears on their copacetic compact disc: Chico De Oro.
12) “Sconsolato,” was recorded by The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Sextet on their 1965 ambling album: Calypso Blues, with bandleaders Kenny Clarke on Drums and Belgian Francy Boland on Piano, supported by Sahib Shihab on Flute, Fats Sadi on Marimba and Bongo Drums, the song’s composer Jimmy Woode Jr. on Bass, and Joe Harris on Percussion.
13) “Nebulosa” by Kenichiro Nishihara comes from the clubbable compact disc: Music For Jazz Dancers.
14) “Rite of the Ancients” is taken from the trey treat: The Budos Band III.
15) “Aunque Me Duela La Vida” is by the group Sidestepper on their scinitllacious CD: 3am: In Beats We Trust, featuring Ronald Infante on vocal.