Ferrer, Ibrahim - Buena Vista Social Club Presents... 2LP
Two years after the release of Grammy Award winning, six million selling Buena Vista Social Club, many of the same musicians went back into the studio to record the debut album of Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the BVSC.
Palmieri, Eddie - Vamonos Pa'l Monte LP (180g)
Classic album whose sole objective is the celebration of Afro-Cuban music, Vámonos Pa'l Monte is a hymn to freedom, a remedy against injustice. Eddie Palmieri, eternally rebellious, gives new strength to salsa at incorporating elements of jazz.
Vasquez, Tata & His Orchestra - Ecstasy LP
A rare salsa session, originally issued on a very small label. Fantastic sound throughout – very soulful lead vocals from Felix Santini and a fair bit of jazzy solos on flute and tenor from the legendary Mauricio Smith. Side two is especially great, with
Piazzolla, Astor - Libertango LP
Astor Piazzolla is considered the father of tango as we know it today, blending rhythmic vitality with orchestral textures. This LP compilation confirms that the founder of Tango Nuevo left a unique style of music that sounds just a as relevant today.