Tag: Willie Bobo

Tribute to the Masters: Willie Bobo

WILLIAM CORREA, better known as WILLIE BOBO, was a consummate percussionist, drummer, vocalist and showman. He was...

Cal Tjader: The Very Best of the Concord Years

These recordings have captured the vibraphone artistry of Cal Tjader in what was to become the last...

TjaderAid – Cal Tjader Tribute: ¡Viva Cal!

This extraordinary recording by a group, ostensibly put together by the conguero Frankie Piñeiro, was meant to...

Willie Bobo – Dig My Feeling

Latin Jazz Network and Nacional Records premiere the video from Willie Bobo’s newest album Dig My Feeling (Sunday,...

Mongo Santamaria: Our Man in Havana

This superb music from 1956 has an odd footnote at the bottom of my copy, which says...

Herbie Hancock: Inventions & Dimensions

Herbie Hancock was just twenty-three when he recorded this Inventions & Dimensions. The music on the recording,...

Remembering Tito Rodríguez and Willie Bobo

On a day like today (February 28, 1934), 80 years ago, the great timbalero and bandleader Willie...

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...

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