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Manny Oquendo & Libre - Ahora Album

Manny Oquendo & Libre - Ahora Album

Performer: Manny Oquendo & Libre
Title: Ahora
Style: Salsa, Afro-Cuban
Released: 1999
Cat#: MCD9288-2
Country: US
Label: Milestone
Size MP3 version: 1437 mb
Size FLAC version: 1094 mb
Size WMA version: 2071 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 304
Genre: Latin

Manny Oquendo & Libre - Ahora Album


1El Son6:37
2Sabor A Mi5:41
3Tu Me Perteneces7:26
4Asia Minor5:39
6Concierto De Oquendo11:54
7Drogas Fatal7:07


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
AMO AR-101Manny Oquendo & Libre Manny Oquendo & Libre - Ahora ‎(CD, Album)AMO AMO AR-101US1993
MCD9288-2Manny Oquendo & Libre Manny Oquendo & Libre - Ahora ‎(CD, Album, RE)Milestone MCD9288-2Europe1999


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Manny Oquendo January 1, 1931 March 25, 2009 was an American percussionist of Puerto Rican ancestry. His main instruments were the timbales and the bongos. He was a long-time member of Eddie Palmieri's Conjunto La Perfecta, which he left in the 1970s to co-lead the Conjunto Libre. Oquendo grew up in New York City and began studying percussion in 1945. He worked in the bands of Tropical and Latin music ensembles such as Carlos Valero, Luis del Campo, Juan El Boy Torres, Luciano Chano Pozo, José. Listen free to Manny Oquendo & Libre Ahora Tu Me Perteneces, El Son and more. 7 tracks 51:11. First of all, let me admit a bias. As a trombonist, there are few sounds more beautiful to my ears than an ensemble of trombones. Combine this with another passion, the seductive throbbing of cuban percussion, and you have a combination that's tough to beat. Manny Oquendo and Libre live up to this potential on their latest Milestone outing, Ahora. Most of the program is spirited yet polished. While it's not the most extroverted Cuban dance or party music you'll hear, it's still righ. This album has an average beat per minute of BPM slowestfastest tempos:, BPM. Tracklist Ahora. Tu Me Perteneces. El Son. Concierto de Oquendo. Recent albums by Manny Oquendo y Libre. Los New Yorkiños 2000. Mejor Que Nunca. Ritmo, Sonido, Y Estilo. Although Ahora was recorded in 1993, MilestoneFantasy didn't release this excellent CD until 1999. While Manny Oquendo & Libre's other '90s releases, Mejor que Nunca and On the Move, contain both salsa and Latin jazz, Ahora offers no instrumentals and no outright Latin jazz. However, it does unite Libre with some guest jazz musicians including trombonist Steve Turre and vibist Joe Locke and isn't without jazz elements. Ahora is a afro-cuban jazz music album recording by MANNY OQUENDO released in 1993 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. MANNY OQUENDO - Ahora. Jazz music community with review and forums. 0 rating 0 review. Album 1993. Filed under Afro-Cuban Jazz By MANNY OQUENDO. Recorded Jimmy Delgado's Uptown Salsa Wednesday Night, Julia De Burgos Center 5-14-08. Album 2012 12 Songs. Manny Oquendo Homenaje. Salsa and Tropical , Oquendo and Libre are much more than just a Latin band. Over the years 27 they have become one of New York's treasures and a cultural institution Consider the amount of talent that has sprung from la escuela the schoolof Manny Oquendo and Libre: Jerry Gonzalez, Andy Gonzalez, Dave Valentin, Papo Vasquez, Steve Turre, Jimmy Bosch and Herman Olivera to name a few. The bands most recent release is entitled, Los New Yorkinos This is typical Libre, swinging from start to finish