1 CD(s) - Latin - Label: Ryko Distribution - Distributor: ADA/Arvato Services - Released: 27/09/1999 - 645211100721
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Personnel: Jimmy Bosch (trombone, background vocals); Frankie Vasques, Herman Olivera, Frankie Morales (vocals); Jeff Lederer (soprano & tenor saxophones, clarinet); David Sanchez (tenor saxophone); Richard Pons (baritone saxophone, flute); Felix "Junior" Vega (trumpet); Steve Turre (trombone, conch shell); Chucho Valdes, Ricky Gonzales, Alfredo Valdes, Jr. (piano); Nelson Gonzalez (tres); Abiud "Humpy" Troche (bass); Louis Bauzo, Chucky Lopez (bongos); Richie Flores, George Delgado (congas); Jimmy Delgado (timbales); Pedro Emilio Rodriguez (clave, guiro, maracas); Louis Bauzo (cajones, pandereta); George Delgado (pandereta); Cita Rodriguez, Frankie Seguinot (background vocals).<br>Recorded at Excello, Brooklyn, New York. Includes liner notes by Peter Watrous.
Q - 3 stars out of 5 - "...a range of Latin sounds played in an inventive and hard-edged style....The singing and playing are of a high standard....Bosch remains exuberant and attacking throughout..."<br>JazzTimes - "...The vocal/choral strains of salsa are rendered here with fervor as well as wit....Bosch's trombone rings out the character of the music: hot, yes, but not heavy, worldly and knowing, and ultimately engaging..."