Cal Tjader Solar Heat
Record Collector (magazine): 4 stars out of 5 -- "'[T]here's a great jazzed-up version of Bobby Gentry's 'Ode To Billie Joe,' as well as cool originals such as the breakbeat-ridden title track..."
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Out of Print: Future availability is unknown
Format: Vinyl LP
item number: 6WG2K
- Released: January 16, 2019
- Originally Released: 2019
- Label: Modern Harmonic
Jazziz - 12/95, pp.90-92"...experiment[s] with applying the Tjader touch to...pop hits of the day...and Brazillian themes...but the honest Latin and jazz content dominate..."
Mojo (Publisher) - 2/04, p.1143 stars out of 5 - "[A] vibrant affair showcasing Gary McFarland's delicate arrangements..."
Record Collector (magazine) - p.914 stars out of 5 -- "'[T]here's a great jazzed-up version of Bobby Gentry's 'Ode To Billie Joe,' as well as cool originals such as the breakbeat-ridden title track..."
- 1.Ode to Billy Joe
- 2.Never My Love
- 4.Mambo Sangria
- 6.Fried Bananas
- 8.Bamba, La
- 9.Eye of the Devil
- 10.Solar Heat
Personnel: Cal Tjader, Gary McFarland (vibraphone); Joao Donato (organ); Mike Abene (electric piano, harpsichord); Bobby Rodriguez, Chuck Rainey (bass); Grady Tate (drums); Ray Barreto, Orestes Vilato (percussion).
Recorded at A&R Recording Studios, New York, New York on January 15, 1968.