Tag: Ray Barretto

Ray Barretto: Giant Force

“Ray Barretto, percussionist and conductor, known throughout the world as Manos Duras, belongs to a generation of...

Ray Barretto · Barretto Power

Barretto Power: A Celebratory Reissue on its 50th Anniversary It was 1970 when Fania Records released Barretto Power,...

Ray Barretto: Standards Rican-ditioned

This album Standards Rican-ditioned by Ray Barretto has a very special – albeit tragic – place...

In Conversation with Master Timbalero, Ralph Irizarry

"Latin jazz is one of the few distinct art forms the USA has given the world. Ralph...

Ray Barretto: Time Was – Time is

The ubiquitous and colourful conga drum often resides in a cluttered space especially in Latin Jazz, a...

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...

Arvito: The Harvey Averne Story – The Interview – Part II

THE INTERVIEW - Part II - August, 2008 - April, 2009: Conversations Between CHICO ALVAREZ PERAZA and HARVEY...

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