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Stock List - Latin & Brazilian



Latin & Brazilian

Due to the Jazz Fusion being played on the floors of most upfront discotheques in the late 1970s, D.Jís started looking for different styles to play and so we started to hear fast Mamboís from TITO PUENTE and MACHITO and tracks like MAMA GUELA by PONCHO SANCHEZ etc... In the early 1980s a lot of the London Jazz D.Jís were mixing with World music D.J.ís who specialized in Afro Cuban and Brasilian such as DAVE HUCKER, TOMEK, JOHN ARMSTRONG and SUE STEWARD,and so a lot of knowledge was being shared. In the North of England, COLIN CURTIS had already been experimenting with Mamboís at his famous session at a club called BERLIN.

Anyone interested in the scene in the 1980s will tell you that London Jazz D.J SYLVESTER was the master of Afro Cuban Jazz. He had records that the heaviest of collectors had never seen. By the late 1980s there were some phenomenal record dealers turning up the most astonishing Latin Jazz (predominantly Afro Cuban), and although a lot of heavy collectors had some great rare Brasilian records in their collection, it is only fair to mention that it was FAR-OUT record company owner JOE DAVIS that started a panic-buy of rare 60s Brasilian music on his many record buying trips to Brasil in the late 1980s, around the time of GILLES PETERSONs classic club DINGWALLS. The search still continues.

As a footnote, I should tell you that the reason I became a Latin Percussionist in 1982 was because of the influence of what I was hearing in the Jazz Dance Clubs. Latin Jazz.

Snow Boy




Featured Latin & Brazilian




 Alfredito Valdez
Viva Valdez
US TICO (Stereo) LP - £35 Strong EX / tiny cut out bottom right



  




 Arturo Campa & His Charansoul Orchestra
Arturo Campa & His Charansoul Orchestra
US LIBRA LP - £28 EX in shrink but with some damp damage

Straight up Seventies Salsa set


  




 Bwana
Bwana
US CAYTRONICS LP - £50 G+

Latin funk LP with many good tracks/breaks!


  




 Celia Cruz & Tito Puente
Quimbo Quimbumbia
US TICO LP - £30 Nr. Mint with saw cut

Classic Salas all sung in Spanish Inc. EN EL BATEY / LA DANZA DE LA CHIVA / QUIMBO QUIMBUMBIA and a fun cover of AQUARIOUS LET THE SUN SHINE IN


  




 Claus Ogerman & His Orchestra
Latin Rock
US RCA (Mono) LP - £25 Strict VG / light sleeve wear

Inc. the funky CUCHY FRITO MAN


  




 Dimension Latina
Dimension Latina
US TOP HITS LP - £18 Sealed / no cuts / a little dirt



 




 Eddie Palmieri
The Sun Of Latin Music
US COCO LP - £10 VG / sticker & writing on back cover

Solid lp NUNCA CONTIGO / UN DIA BONITO / Etc..


  




 Eddie Palmieri
Live At Sing Sing
US TICO LP Gatefold - £22 EX

with HARLEM RIVER DRIVE - Inc. the sweet latin funk of AZUCAR!


  




 Irakere
2
US COLUMBIA LP Promo - £12 Strict VG / sticker on sleeve / check clip from this copy

Several strong tunes on this 1980 lp Inc. ANUNG ANUNG / GIRA GIRA / AYER TE CONOCI / Etc..


  




 Ismael Quintana
Ismael Quintana
US VAYA LP Gatefold - £15 VG / writing on label / clip from this copy

Nice salsa selection


  




 Ismael Rivera
Esto Fue Lo Que Trajo El Barco
US TICO (Stereo) LP - £15 G+ writing on back / tape on cover / light ring wear / clip from this copy

Produced by JOE CAIN


  




 Lebron Brothers
Picadillo A La Criolla
US COTIQUE (Mono) LP - £32 Strong EX / sleeve has some wear on the seams and 3" centre split at bottom & cut out hole



  




 Lebron Brothers Orchestra
Psychedelic Goes Latin
VENEZUELA COTIQUE LP 2nd Issue - £25 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / sleeve ring wear

1982 Reissue. Inc SUENA which sounds a little like a cover of Working Hard On The Chain Gang. As well as TALL TALE / SUMMERTIME BLUES / DESCARGA LEBRON


  




 Mongo Santamaria
Mongo '70
US ATLANTIC (1567) LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £15 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed! WOC - back - small

Yet more funky latin stuff from Mongo Inc. WINDJAMMER / NIGHT CRAWLER / MARCH OF THE PANTHER / THE WHISTLER / GRASS ROOTS / DEDICATED TO LOVE. Rare Mono only issued on Promo!


  




 Monguito El Unico
Yo Si... Como Candela!
US TECA LP - £18 VG+ / small writing on sleeve



  




 Ray Barretto
From The Beginning
US FANIA LP Gatefold - £15 VG / light sleeve wear

Classic funky latin THE SOUL DRUMMERS + a couple of decent Salsa tunes OYE LA NOTICA / MIRAME DE FRENTE


  




 Ray Barretto
Ray Barretto
US UA LATINO 2xLP Gatefold - £15 vinyl VG+ / sleeve seam wear & splits

early compilation from 1971 with so many monster tunes like the Latin Jazz dreamer EXODUS + WATUSI / ESA ES LA DEL SOLAR / NO MOLESTAS MAS / FIESTA EN EL BARRIO / DESCARGA CREOLA / THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE / FUEGO Y PA LANTE / EL PICOR / Etc..


  




 Ray Barretto
La Cuna
US CTI LP - £25 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!!

Inc. the dancefloor friendly latin workover of Stevie's PASTIME PARADISE!


  




 Ray Barretto
Eye Of The Beholder
US ATLANTIC LP - £8 VG+ / saw cut / sticker

1977 so more Disco & Funk elements featured on this Crusaders produced lp. Inc. TUMBAO AFRICANO / HERE WE GO AGAIN / SENOR FUNK / SALSA-CON-FUSION / Etc..


  




 Tito Rodriguez
Palladium Memories
US TR (Black & Red Label) LP Gatefold - £32 Nr. Mint

Tough latino dancefloor tune MAMA GUELA - studio version


  




 Tito Rodriguez
Live At The Palladium
CANADA U.A. LP - £15 VG+ / check clip from this copy

Live version of MAMA GUELA & a few few more nice cuts


  




41 further items in stock

Alegre All Stars - Perdido
US ALEGRE (BLUE) LP - £15 VG+ / cover wear
Nice LP from 77'! Inc. PERDIDO/ALEGRE TI INVITA/Etc... Vinyl is pretty clean overall. Sleeve has a split along the the top and a sticker & sticker residue
 

Cal Tjader - Cal Tjader - Plays Mary Stallings - Sings
US FANTASY LP Blue vinyl - £12 G+
 

Cal Tjader Quintet - Mambo With Tjader
US FANTASY LP Red vinyl - £30
Includes MAMBLUES! Really hard to find in such nice condition
 

Caldera - Dreamer
US CAPITOL LP - £7 Nr. Mint / Cut out
More funky latin fusion from Caldera RAIN FOREST / CELEBRATION / REFLECTIONS ON DON QUIXOTE / Etc..
 

Celia Cruz con la Sonora Matancera - Reflexiones De Celia Cruz
US SEECA LP - £15 WOC - back - seam wear. Vinyl Nr. Mint
 

Charlie Palmieri - Impulsos
US COCO LP - £25 nice EX vinyl - sleeve has 2 small cut out holes & Promo stamp
Inc. the great Instrumental INTO NOTHING plus the uptempo floorshaker KING CHARLES
 

Charlie Palmieri - Pachanga At The Caravana Club
US ALEGRE (BLACK) LP - £15 VG
with CHARLIE PALIERI and his "LA DUBONEY"
 

Charlie Palmieri & His Orchestra - Charlie Palmieri & His Orchestra
US MARY LOU RECORDS LP Reissue - £8
Featuring Victor Velasquez
 

Cheo Feliciano - With a Little Help From My Friends
US VAYA LP - £12 Strict VG in shrink!
Nice Salsa set from 1973
 

Conjunto - Estrellas Africanas Volume 1
DISCO STOCK LP Red vinyl - £15
Pleasant latin jazz with nice violin from ALFREDO DE LA FE on DESCARGA AFRICANA / ESTRELLAS AFRICANAS
 

Eddie Palmieri - The History Of Eddie Palmieri
US TICO (Stereo) LP Gatefold - £8 VG++ / sleeve ring wear
 

El Chicano - This Is El Chicano
US SHADY BROOK LP - £10 Nr. Mint light sleeve ring wear
1976 on smaller label Shadybrook. Fierce Funk-Latin-Sou-Fusion Inc. SWEET SENSATION / DANCING MAMA / QUE SERA / PARA TI / JUST CRUSIN' / Etc..
 

El Chicano - Viva Tirado
US KAPP LP - £15 VG++ WOC - back neat / very light ring wear
Tough latin as sampled by KID FROST on LA RAZA!
 

Herbie Mann - Standing Ovation At Newport
US ATLANTIC LP - £6
Inc. a great extended version of COMIN' HOME BABY & the firing latin tune PATATO
 

Joe Cuba - Steppin' Out
US SEECO LP - £15
Digital re-master
 

Joe Cuba and Sonny Rossi - Cha Cha Cha
US MARDI GRAS LP - £10 Strict VG / sleeve better
Cheesy selection of CHA CHA CHAS
 

Joe Cuba Sextet - Wanted Dead or Alive
US TICO (Stereo) LP - £20 VG / bottom centre seem split / & wear across the top
Inc. COCINANDO / Etc...
 

Joe Quijano - Fiddler On The Roof Goes Latin
US MGM LP - £15
Inc. A LITTLE BIT OF THIS/SABBATH PRAYER
 

Johnny Colon - Discos Bailables
US COTIQUE (Mono) LP - £10 condition G / pretty battered
Many strong tracks OYELO / YA-YI-KI / MIRA VEN ACA
 

Jose Feliciano - El Sentimiento La Voz Y La Guitarra De José Feliciano
US RCA LP - £10 Strict VG / sleeve wear
 

La Playa Sextet - Care To Cha Cha Cha?
US MARDI GRAS LP - £12
Cheesy selection of CHA CHA CHAS
 

Los Senores - Presentando Los Senores
US ALEGRE LP - £8 Sealed
 

Lou Perez - A Little Bit Of Everything
US TICO LP - £12 VG / plays decent on AFRO HUSTLE / sleeve mashed
Inc. great funky afro latino disco track AFRO HUSTLE
 

Mike Pacheco - Bongo Skins
US TAMPA LP - £10 top seem split
Straight up Instrumental latin jazz set
 

Mongo Santamaria - Up From The Roots
AUSTRALIA ATLANTIC LP - £7 vg++ bargain Ossie copy
On this lp from 1972 Mongo really does get back to his roots - instead of the usual cover versions on side 1 he gets into playing drums & chant style tunes whilst on side 2 he gets into some deep latin jazz workouts SOFRITO / VIRTUE & FORKED TONGUE has got the funk
 

Monguito Santamaria - De Todo Un Poco
US FANIA (Mono) LP - £25
Cloud label Original Mono issue of straight up salsa set!
 

Nancy Ames - Spiced With Brazil
US EPIC LP - £10 VG+
Inc. POW POW POW(MAS QUE NADA)
 

Orchestra Harlow - Live In Quad
US FANIA (Cloud) 2xLP Gatefold - £15 Strong EX
Double lp of live latin in lovely condition
 

Orquesta Casino De La Playa - Memories Of Cuba
PANAMA RCA LP - £8 VG+ light sleeve wear
 

Orquestra Aragon - Orquestra Aragon
US RCA LP - £15 real nice clean copy!
 

Pacheco - Te Invita A Bailar
US FANIA (Cloud) LP - £6
Vinyl Nr. Mint - cover half destroyed from h20 damage
 

Pacheco - Y Su Charanga
US FANIA (Cloud) LP - £10
Vinyl Nr. Mint - cover half destroyed from h20 damage
 

Pacheco Y Su Nuevo Tumbao - Volando Bajito
US FANIA (Cloud) LP - £10 VG- seam splits
Inc. VENGO CALIENTE / QUE NO MUERA AL SON / AZUCAR MAMI / YAGUAJAY / AGARRATE DE LA BROCHA / Etc..
 

Peanuts Taylor - Showtime At The Drumbeat
US TROPICAL LP - £12 Strict VG in shrink!
two tight latin jazz dance tunes with emphasis on the Bongos & Congas from percussionist Peanuts
 

Rafael Cortijo & Ismael Rivera - Con Todos Los Hierros
US TICO (Mono) LP - £20 VG / light sleeve wear
Original Mono of this sweet Salsa set Inc. ARRECOTIN-ARRECOTAN / CARACAS CUATRICENTENARIO / CALAMBRE / LA SOLEDAD
 

Ricardo Ray / Bobby Cruz - Jammin' Live
US VAYA LP - £4 Looks battered but plays ok
 

Tania Maria - Taurus
US PICANTE LP - £5 VG+ / writing on label & sleeve
Classic Jazz / Brazilian fusion sound
 

Tito Puente - 20th Anniversary
US TICO LP No cover - £10 Strong EX but no cover
Old school latin from the master
 

Tommy Olivencia - El Negro Chombo
US INCA LP Gatefold - £10 VG writing on cover - inside gatefold / seem split / light ring wear
Straight up Latin/Salsa set
 

Trio Reynoso - El Chucu Chucu
PUERTO RICO COLONIA (Red Label) LP - £20 VG+ / light sleeve wear
 

Vicentico Valdes - Vicentico
US TICO LP Promo - £12 Ring wear / large seem split - bottom
Latino style crooner Mint promo copy!
 

 

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