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Stan Kenton

There were few jazz musicians simply because consistently controversial simply because Stan Kenton. Dismissed by purists of varied genres while treasured by numerous others, Kenton rates up there with Chet Baker and Sunlight Ra as jazz’s best cult body. He led a succession of extremely original rings that frequently emphasized …

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Xavier Cugat

Appreciated for his highly commercial method of pop music, Xavier Cugat (delivered Francisco de Asis Javier Cugat Mingall de Cru y Deulofeo) produced a much greater mark among the pioneers of Latin American dance music. During his eight-decade-long profession, Cugat helped to popularize the tango, the cha-cha, the mambo, as …

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Cachao

In tandem along with his multi-instrumentalist sibling Orestes, bassist Israel “Cachao” López introduced to Cuban music the African rhythms that changed the island’s traditional danzón into what’s now referred to as the mambo — he also pioneered the descarga, the late-night jam sessions that revolutionized the sound and scope of …

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Mixed Bag

All-star quintet from Detroit region, a task initiated by Bob Adam, supported Sonny Stitt when saxophonist lived in Saginaw within the last many years of his lifestyle. Principals had been David Koether & Lorenzo Dark brown (perc), Dan Spencer (d), Larry Nozero (sax, fl), Eddie Russ (p), Ron Brooks (b), …

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Hermeto Pascoal

A self-taught musician, Hermeto Pascoal ascended from his humble upcountry origins to a global acknowledgment still unfair to his music stature. Developing his ears from an early on age group at his grandfather’s blacksmith store, Pascoal used to get bits of iron and strike them, trying to generate music (never …

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Spanish Harlem Orchestra

A proud throwback towards the common period of Latin jazz big rings simply because exemplified by Tito Puente’s common salsa orchestra, Spanish Harlem Orchestra formed in 2000 beneath the tutelage of manufacturer Aaron Luis Levinson and bandleader Oscar Hernandez. Most widely known as Rubén Cutting blades’ piano participant and musical …

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Said El Artist

Egyptian percussionist Said Un Artist was raised within a musical family, encircled by the music of his seven brothers in a residence filled up with the sounds of accordion, piano, and — needless to say — tabla. Said’s dad, Hagy Abou, was among the best-known performers in Alexandria, so that …

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Orquesta Revé

Named because of its charismatic leader, Elio Reve, Orquesta Reve mixes metropolitan son with an extremely distinctive regional son variant (changui) that’s indigenous towards the Guantanamo region at the eastern hint of Cuba. Changui uses percussion originally created for spiritual ceremonies, which without doubt provides music an extra power and …

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Ray Barretto

While Ray Barretto’s congas have graced even more recording classes than just about any additional conguero of his period, he in addition has led some refreshingly progressive Latin jazz rings over the years. His records frequently have a more anxious, even more adventurously eclectic advantage than those of all conventional …

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Jerry Gonzalez

Jerry Gonzalez offers taken a worldwide watch of jazz in creating his exclusive make of improvised music. While his trumpet and flügelhorn reveal the impact of Mls Davis and Dizzy Gillespie, his personal ethnic roots have provided him an all natural knowledge of Afro-Cuban rhythms. As he told The Detroit …

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