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Latin Jazz plays Charlie Parker.

From: Tony Vasquez
Series: Latin Perspective - Special Editions
Length: 59:00

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As part of the Latin Jazz plays jazz series, this edition features renditions of jazz legend, saxophonist, Charlie Parker, rendered by latin Jazz artists.

Latin-jazz-debra-hurd_small Latin Jazz musicians are unique with having something to offer to both jazz and latin jazz audiences.
Not only are they educated, and well versed in the harmonic and rhythm structures that revolve from
the Afro-Latin clave and beat, but also in the voicings, harmonic structures and subsitutions of jazz.
Many of the Latin Jazz musicians have undeniably encountered the music of the Jazz legends which
have inspired them to record their compositions, tastefully adding a Latin flavor to their music while honoring their legacy and providing a new and unique perspective to their classic recordings.
As part of the Latin Jazz plays jazz series, this edition focuses on the music of legendary jazz
saxman Charlie Parker.

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Latin Jazz musicians are unique with having something to offer to both jazz and latin jazz audiences.
Not only are they educated, and well versed in the harmonic and rhythm structures that revolve from
the Afro-Latin clave and beat, but also in the voicings, harmonic structures and subsitutions of jazz.
Many of the Latin Jazz musicians have undeniably encountered the music of the Jazz legends which
have inspired them to record their compositions, tastefully adding a Latin flavor to their music while honoring their legacy and providing a new and unique perspective to their classic recordings.
As part of the Latin Jazz plays jazz series, this edition focuses on the music of legendary jazz
saxman Charlie Parker.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Scrapple from the apple Terry Gibbs The Jazz Giants in a Latin Mood. Prestige 2000 05:16
A leu Cha Jose Rizo's Jazz Giants in a Latin Mood tambolero. Sangu 2007 06:21
My Little suede shoes Chembo Corniel / andrea Brachfeld Beyond Standards. CAP 2006 04:08
Yardbird Suite Ray Vega Latin Jazz Sextet Pa' Lante. palmetto 2001 05:11
Orinthology Hilton Ruiz Hands on Percussion. Verve 1995 04:54
Scrapple from the Apple Richie Zellon cafe Con Leche. Songosaurus 1994 05:35
Billies Bounce Mayra Caridad Valdes la Diosa Del Mar. JazzHeads 2002 04:59
Red Cross Hot House A Cuban Tribute to Charlie Parker. Hot House 2008 06:10
Bloomido Tito Puente Master Timbalero. concord - picante 1994 03:42