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Club Musical Oriente Cubano - Caña, Tabaco Y Ron (2002)

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Club Musical Oriente Cubano - Caña, Tabaco Y Ron  (2002)

Club Musical Oriente Cubano - Caña, Tabaco Y Ron
Cuba | mp3 320 Kbps | 145 MB
Amiata Records 2002

Based in Santiago instead of the relatively urbane Havana, the loose musicians collective Club Musical Oriente Cuba emphasized the traditional roots of the Cuban song for their debut, Caña, Tabaco y Ron. On the first three tracks, the group – over two dozen strong – focuses on material by Cuban legends including Sexteto Habañero, Beny Moré, Ñico Saquito, and Armando Oréfiche but overcomes any debt to the past with lively playing and a few degrees of latitude from the originals. Later in the album, the collective stretch out with bracing new compositions (most are tributes to figures from the past) and a hilarious cha cha cha dismissing rock & roll (originally a Saquito song). All the hallmarks of Cuban music – close harmony singing, plangent guitar work, a laid-back rural swing – are played to perfection on this excellent recording. ~ John Bush
Recorded at the Grem Studios, Santiago, Cuba.
Felicia Reyes, Angel "Tucán" González (vocals)
Lazaro Dominguez (guitar)
Jose Luis Hernandez (trumpet)
Lázaro Rosabal (trombone)
Jorge Ramirez (congas).
01. Tres lindas cubanas
02. Como esta mi conuco
03. A orillas del Cauto
04. Mata Siguaraya
05. No puedo amarte ya
06. Ay Miguel
07. A Matamoros, son del Tivoli
08. Mil congojas
09. Eso no es na'
10. A mi me gusta el cha cha cha
11. Mayari
12. Compay Calambuco
13. Fiebre de ti
14. A los barrios de Santiago
15. En mi viejo Santiago