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Cuba [sound recording] : the conversation continues / Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.

O'Farrill, Arturo. (Composer, Conductor, Performer). Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra. (Performer).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center CD 39210-39211 disc 1 37684001089949 Media Center Desk Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Media Center CD 39210-39211 disc 2 37684001089950 Media Center Desk Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Motema Music, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc labels.
Compact discs.
"These compositions -- by five American composers and four Cuban composers -- were commissioned specially for this recording to continue a musical conversation between two cultures, which Dizzy Gillespie and Chano Pozo famously helped to ignite when they met in 1947."--Container.
Program notes in English (14 unnumbered pages : portraits) inserted in container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. The triumphant journey / Dafnis Prieto (6:03) -- The Afro Latin jazz suite. Mother Africa ; All of the Americas ; Adagio ; What now? / Arturo O'Farrill (21:41) -- Guajira simple / Alexis Bosch (9:28) -- Alabanza / Michele Rosewoman (9:45) -- Blues guaguancó / Bobby Carcassés (6:02) --
Disc 2. Vaca frita / Arturo O'Farrill (8:33) -- Just one moment / Michel Herrera (3:07) -- El bombón / "Cotó" Juan de la Cruz Antomarchi (7:09) -- Second line soca (Brudda Singh) / Earl McIntyre (6:17) -- There's a statue of José Martí in Central Park / Zack O'Farrill (13:08).
Participant or Performer Note:
Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra ; with special guests ; Arturo O'Farrill, piano and music director.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded December 19-21, 2014 at Abdala Studios Studio 1, Havana Cuba.
Language Note:
Sung in Spanish.
Subject: Latin jazz.
Suites (Jazz ensemble)
Jazz > 2011-2020.
Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra ; with special guests ; Arturo O'Farrill, piano and music director.

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