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Misty – Andy Gonzalez – Entre Colegas



“Misty” is the fourth track on Andy Gonzalez’s album Entre Colegas, the first recording to bear Andy’s name as a leader. The repertoire offers the listener an intimate look at Andy’s creative process and reflects his eclectic taste in music. Unlike the vast majority of his recordings, which feature brass and horn ensembles, the music focuses on guitars, strings and Latin jazz with folkloric elements. It is what Andy imagines as, “Django Reinhardt goes to Cuba and Puerto Rico.”

“There was a very positive vibe in the studio. The proof is in the music. Listen and enjoy.” – Andy Gonzalez

Footage filmed by: Jason Goodman & Zaccai Curtis

Andy Gonzalez - Entre ColegasTRACK LIST
1. Vieques
2. Ode To Joy
3. El Mostro’s Alguinaldo
4. Misty
5. Inspiración De Cachao
6. Sabor A Mi
7. Dialysis Blues
8. Conversando Conversa
9. A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
10. Addams Family Theme

Andy González: Bass
Carlos Abadie: Trumpet
Zaccai Curtis: Piano
Luques Curtis: Bass
Manuel Alejandro Carro: Vocals
David Oquendo: Vocals
Ben Lapidus: Guitar
Nelson Gonzalez: Tres

Orlando “Mostro” Santiago: Cuatro
Nicky Marrero: Timbales
Ricky Salas: Congas
Charlie Santiago: Bongos, Timbales
Roland Guerrero: Congas, Clave
Camilo Molina-Gaetan: Barriles
Vincent George: Clave, Guiro

Willie Bruno: Cover Art; Jason Elon Goodman: Graphic Design.

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Album cover - Grant Richards: Ballyhoo
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