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Talkin' Verve: Roots of Acid Jazz


Download links and information about Talkin' Verve: Roots of Acid Jazz by Cal Tjader. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Jazz, Latin genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 01:12:21 minutes.

Artist: Cal Tjader
Release date: 1996
Genre: Jazz, Latin
Tracks: 16
Duration: 01:12:21
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No. Title Length
1. Los Jibaros (featuring Eddie Palmieri) 2:43
2. Manteca 6:34
3. Samba Do Suenho 5:48
4. Mambo In Miami 2:45
5. Triste 4:08
6. Soul Burst (Guajera) 4:37
7. Los Bandidos (featuring Eddie Palmieri) 7:15
8. Soul Sauce 2:24
9. Picadillo (featuring Eddie Palmieri) 7:03
10. Maramoor Mambo 4:00
11. Insight 5:31
12. Tokyo Blues 4:11
13. Afro-Blue 4:26
14. Cuando, Cuando, Que Sera? 2:53
15. Cal's Bluedo 5:32
16. Fuji (featuring Eddie Palmieri) 2:31



In apparent response to the sampling of old Latin jazz records by hip-hop artists, Verve raided its Cal Tjader archive to come up with this fiercely grooving collection drawn from nine of his Verve albums. For all of producer Creed Taylor's '60s penchant for fashioning two- to four-minute cuts aimed at airplay, he allowed Tjader's groups considerable room to stretch out on several of the tracks included here, particularly on the live "Los Bandidos" and the hypnotic collaboration with pianist Eddie Palmieri, "Picadillo." More importantly, Tjader's records with Taylor were more varied in texture than his earlier discs, venturing now and then from his solid Afro-Cuban base into Brazilian rhythms, soul, big-band backings, and '60s pop touches. Among the best cuts included here are "Sambo Do Suenho" — which has a killer bossa/Afro-Cuban rhythm stoked by Grady Tate, Armando Peraza and Ray Barretto working in terrific symmetry — Peraza's fast, hard-swinging "Maramoor Mambo," and Horace Silver's "Tokyo Blues," as spearheaded by Lalo Schifrin's driving big band. ~ Richard S. Ginell, Rovi