Cuba [sound recording] : the conversation continues / Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.
- Physical Description: 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Motema Music, 
- Copyright: ℗2015
Title from disc labels.
"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.
Sung in Spanish.
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