Home Tags Carlos “Patato” Valdes

Tag: Carlos “Patato” Valdes

Patato: Masterpiece

Patato: Masterpiece

Arguably the greatest Afro-Cuban percussionist that ever lived (bar Tata Güines, perhaps), Carlos “Patato” Valdés is, also one of the greatest showmen of the...

Mario Bauzá: The Legendary Mambo King and His Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra

*Editor's Pick - Essential Albums Revisited - The history of music of Afro-Cuban origin, music that begat Latin-Jazz cannot be told in 500 words, not...

Patato y Totico: Patato and Totico

This seminal recording by one of the finest congueros Carlos “Patato” Valdés and Eugenio "Totico" Arango, another great Cuban musical figure, also features two...

Hilton Ruiz: Heroes

Although the extraordinary pianist Hilton Ruiz made many superb recordings in his short career, none is more iconic than Heroes and it is not...

Bebo Valdés Trio: El Arte Del Sabor

There is no “one” single iconic recording by the great Bebo Valdés. The pianist was an epitomé of good taste, which is not the...

Machito: Kenya

Far from being the obligatory “essential Latin Jazz” album, Machito’s Kenya escapes this glib epithet by the skin of its teeth. Drumming out the...

Herbie Mann: Flautista

This recording by Herbie Mann is an extremely rare and beautiful disc. Originally recorded in 1959, it has been available as an analogue recording...

Kenny Dorham: Afro-Cuban

The fabled Spanish tinge has hovered on the fringes of jazz a lot longer ago that it was known to have been introduced into...

Tito Puente: Quatro – The Definitive Collection

Tito Puente, “El Rey del timbal” was almost singlehandedly responsible for bringing Cuban son, mambo and cha-cha-cha into the ballrooms and...

OUR SOCIAL MEDIA

10,552FansLike
745FollowersFollow
657FollowersFollow
1,782FollowersFollow
6,193FollowersFollow
116SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS

UPCOMING EVENTS

FEATURED VIDEOS

ARTIST PROFILES

MOST POPULAR