Chucho Valdes Solo Piano

Solo Piano
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CD Details

  • Released: April 20, 1993
  • Label: EMI Mod Afw

Tracks:

  • 1.Isanusi
  • 2.Felia
  • 3.Nandy
  • 4.Noliu
  • 5.Togo
  • 6.Blue Yes
  • 7.My Foolish Heart
  • 8.Bill (Evans)
  • 9.When I Fall in Love - (with trio)
  • 10.Blues (Untitled) - (with trio)

Product Description:

Solo performer: Jesus "Chucho" Valdes (piano).
Additional personnel: Dave Green (bass); Enrique Pla (drums); Miguel "Angar" Diaz (percussion).
Recorded at Ronnie Scott's, London, England in September, 1991. Includes liner notes by Ronnie Scott.
This is part of Blue Note's "The Music Of Cuba" series.
Personnel: Chucho Vald‚s (piano); Enrique Pl  (drums); Miguel "Ang " Diaz (percussion).
Liner Note Author: Ronnie Scott.
Recording information: Ronnie Scott's Club, London, England (09/1991).
Photographer: David Redfern.
Arranger: Chucho Vald‚s.
The leader and founder of Irakere, Chucho Valdes is also a brilliant pianist who may be on the same level of Gonzalo Rubalcaba. He has a very impressive classical technique and is able to hint at such players as McCoy Tyner, Lennie Tristano, and Cecil Taylor without watering down his Cuban heritage. This dazzling set covers a lot of ground with highlights, including "Blue Yes" (which is based on the chords of Charlie Parker's "Confirmation"), a sensitive Bill Evans tribute, and several nearly free explosions. Despite the CD's title, the final two of the ten selections add bass, drums, and percussion, and feature Valdes closely interacting with and pushing his sidemen. Highly recommended. ~ Scott Yanow

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Product Info

  • UPC: 077778059721
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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