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- Released: December 12, 2000
- Label: Milestone
JazzTimes - 5/01, p.199
"...Showcases a tight-as-nails band with first-call trombonists....The tunes are potent dancehall grooves with arrangements that breathe and a band that pumps life through them with zest and superb musicianship..."
- 1.Oquendo Y Libre
- 2.Lester Leaps In
- 3.Chiquilla Ideal
- 4.Cuando Se Acabara
- 5.Quiereme Y Veras
- 6.No Cuentes
- 7.Muevete Un Poco
Manny Oquendo & Libre includes: Manny Oquendo; Jorge Maldonado (vocals); Octavio Kotan (guitar); Angel "Papo" Vazquez, Norman Hogue, Leonard Pollara, Jimmy Bosch (trombone); Willie Rodriguez (piano); Andy Gonzalez (bass); George Delgado (congas).
Additional personnel: Xiomara Lougart (vocals); El Cacique (rap vocals); Alex
Norris (trumpet); Joe Locke (synthesizer, vibraphone).
Producers: Manny Oquendo, Andy Gonzalez, Todd Barkan.
Recorded at Unique Studios, New York, New York in April 2000.
Personnel: Manny Oquendo (bongos, guiro, maracas, timbales); Jorge Maldonado (vocals); Alex Norris (trumpet); Norman Hogue, Leonard Pollara, Jimmy Bosch, Angel Vazquez (trombone); Willie Rodriguez (piano); Joe Locke (synthesizer, vibraphone); George Delgado (congas).
Recording information: Unique Studios, New York, NY (04/2000).
Arrangers: Andy Gonz lez; Angel Vazquez .