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Spanish Rice


Download links and information about Spanish Rice by Clark Terry, Chico O'Farrill. This album was released in 1967 and it belongs to Jazz, Latin genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 33:11 minutes.

Artist: Clark Terry, Chico O'Farrill
Release date: 1967
Genre: Jazz, Latin
Tracks: 12
Duration: 33:11
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No. Title Length
1. Peanut Vendor 2:15
2. Angelitos Negros 2:38
3. El Cumbanchero 2:10
4. Joonji 3:34
5. Que Sera 2:42
6. Mexican Hat Dance 2:39
7. Spanish Rice 2:44
8. Say Si Si 2:28
9. Macarena 2:58
10. Tin Tin Deo 2:43
11. Contigo en la Distancia 2:59
12. Happiness Is 3:21



Clark Terry joined forces with Cuban bandleader Chico O'Farrill for these 1966 studio session, which consist almost exclusively of Latin tunes. Although there are a number of all-stars present in addition to Terry, including trumpeters Joe Newman, Ernie Royal, and Snooky Young, along with guitarists Everett Barksdale and Barry Galbraith, the solos are all by Terry, so there is little interaction in these brief charts. Terry is in top form, as always, with his rich fl├╝gelhorn in "Angelitos Negros" and his fat-toned trumpet in an original blues called "Joonji." Terry and O'Farrill collaborated on the narrative comic original "Spanish Rice," though it isn't particularly memorable. Terry's modification of the lyrics to "Happiness Is" salutes a number of fellow jazz greats (particularly his impression of Louis Armstrong's singing), though the anonymous vocal group that accompanies him is quite forgettable. This is a fun recording that had the potential to be a memorable one, but it falls a bit short.