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y que Calvos! (LP) - Los Calvos

Titel : y que Calvos! (LP)

Artiest(en) : Los Calvos

Genre : Vinyl: LPs nieuw

Medium : Vinyl

Jaar : 04-2022

Label : El Palmas

€ 23,99


2022 reïssue of Los Calvos 1968 album under direccion Ray Perez op El Palmas music, eerder al verantwoordelijk voor Frank y sus inquietos heruitgave
Los Calvos were the project of Ray Pérez, a bandleader and pianist on a high after forming one of Venezuela’s most beloved big bands, Los Dementes, and soon to be taking a new band, Las Kenya, into legendary status. But for barely more than a year, between 1967 and 1968, came Los Calvos, an iconic group who brought a drum kit into salsa for the first time, went in hard and heavy with two trumpets, and who had two of Venezuela’s finest vocalists, in El Negrito Calaven and Carlos “Carlín” Asicio Rodríguez. They are, without doubt, one of salsa`s rare gems, and ripe for rediscovery.

A1. Salsa y Sandunga
A2. Tiene La Razón
A3. EL Moño de María
A4. Pero En Caracas
A5. Suenan Los Cueros
B6. El Tumbeleco
B7. EL Marciano
B8. La Rumba Te llama
B9. José
B10. La Lengua
What to say about its amazing instrumentation: salsa with drums in the hands of the legendary Frank “El Pavo” Hernández, the hoarse voice of Carlos Yanez “El negrito Calaven” meandering venerable syncopations, explosive metal winds in the style of a big orchestra and, above all, an overflowing flavor of African heritage and Afro-Caribbean heritage. And a glorious showcase of bandleader Ray Perez`s freewheeling piano-playing.
By the time Ray Pérez exhibited this project for the first time, his talent was known to be inexhaustible, among the myriad of albums in which he has participated throughout his extensive career as a musician, composer, arranger, and pianist, he launches this project overwhelming, Los Calvos, a musical gem between different eras,