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Soul Jazz

Various Artists

90 Degrees Of Shade: Hot Jump-Up Island Sounds From The Caribbean

Rest of World Soul Jazz Records' new album '90 Degrees Of Shade' features the music of the Caribbean Mambo Calypso Mento Merengue Latin Jazz and much more The music of Cuba Jamaica Haiti Puerto Rico Dominican Republic and more all feature in this lightning journey through the many island sounds This is the sound of independence righteous and hot jumpup sounds from the 1950s and 60s an exciting period of endless new musical styles that would travel across the world Mento the Jamaican precursor to reggae mambos and descargas from Cuba Dominican Merengue Haitian compas it's all here The album comes as a deluxe twoCD pack complete with large outsize booklet packed full of info and original artwork There are also two separate heavyweight double LP vinyl editions each one housed in gatefold sleeves complete with insert full text and free download code.

  • Disc: 1
    1. Come to the Caribbean - The Eloise Trio
    2. Trombon Criollo - Cachao Y Su Ritmo Caliente
    3. Bambouche - The Duke Of Iron
    4. Tamboritos Panamenos - Lucho Azcarraga Y Su Conjunto
    5. Timbales - Alfredito
    6. Christmas Time in Nassau - King Scratch
    7. Panono M'tombe - Guy Du Rosier Orchestra
    8. Mississippi Mambo - Noro Morales Y Orquestra
    9. Peanuts Taylor - Nassau Blues
    10. Nago - Katherine Dunham Ensemble
    11. Rum and Coconut Water - Hubert Porter & the Jamaican Calypsonians
    12. Donkey Wants Water - The Bay Street Boys
    13. Anatole - Guy Du Rosier Orchestra
    14. West Indies - Sonny Burke and His Orchestra
    15. Los Dos Merengues - Dions Valladares and his Conjunto Tipico
    16. Theme for Conga - Julio Gutierrez
    17. Mary's Lamb - Hubert Porter & the Jamaican Calypsonians

    Disc: 2
    1. Perseverance - Count Lasha and His Calypsonians
    2. Swingin' Mambo - Tito Puente
    3. Fifty Cents - The Duke Of Iron
    4. Maiz - Katherine Dunham presents The Swinging Gods
    5. Al Aguardiente - Fajardo Y Sus Estrellas
    6. Anna Macao - The Eloise Trio
    7. Whai, Whai, Whai - Lord Fly and the Dan Williams Orchestra
    8. Omo Belli - Gina Martin
    9. Bombele - Billo's Caracas Boys
    10. Liza See Me Here - King Scratch
    11. Con La Punta Del Pie Teresa - Cortijo Y Su Combo
    12. Java - The Calypso Steel-O-Rama Band
    13. Rinmin Ce Folie - Super Ensemble Nemours Jean-Baptiste
    14. Good Things Don't Always Come to You - Lord Lebby and the Jamaican Calypsonians
    15. Yembe Laroco - Celia Cruz with Sonora Matancera

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