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Ultimate Cal Tjader


Download links and information about Ultimate Cal Tjader by Cal Tjader. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Jazz, Latin genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 59:55 minutes.

Artist: Cal Tjader
Release date: 1999
Genre: Jazz, Latin
Tracks: 16
Duration: 59:55
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No. Title Length
1. Guajira En Azul (featuring Eddie Palmieri) 3:26
2. Sahib 2:39
3. Pantano 3:35
4. The Way You Look Tonight 3:09
5. Curacao 6:16
6. Picadillo (featuring Eddie Palmieri) 7:04
7. Borneo 4:11
8. Soul Bird (Tin Tin Deo) 2:38
9. Fuji 2:30
10. Sunset Boulevard 2:36
11. Leyte 3:04
12. China Nights (Shina No Yoru) 2:31
13. Daddy Wong Legs 3:42
14. Triste 4:10
15. The Prophet 4:33
16. Ritmo Uni (featuring Eddie Palmieri) 3:51



Verve's Ultimate series unveils a new idea in the hackneyed concept of greatest-hits collections: instead of compilation producers, these albums feature tracks selected by figures who either worked with or were influenced by the artists themselves. The results are much more than your average best-of compilations; they're closer to treatises on the immense influence those artists exerted on generations to come, documenting exactly why they were special and deserve to be remembered. Cal Tjader's Ultimate compilation was selected by Eddie Palmieri, a long-time friend of Tjader and his co-leader on two LPs, El Sonido Nuevo and Cal Tjader & Eddie Palmieri (only the former was released on Verve). Appropriately, the compilation focuses on Tjader's hottest sides, from albums like In a Latin Bag, Soul Burst, and El Sonido Nuevo ("Guajira en Azul," "Picadillo," and Palmieri's own "Ritmo Uni"). For listeners wanting a brief summation of why Tjader meant so much to mainstream Latin-jazz, it's a solid compilation. The only caveat is PolyGram's inability to include tracks from the many excellent LPs Tjader recorded for Fantasy.