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At the Crescendo (Live)


Download links and information about At the Crescendo (Live) by Machito. This album was released in 1961 and it belongs to Salsa, Latin genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 52:25 minutes.

Artist: Machito
Release date: 1961
Genre: Salsa, Latin
Tracks: 16
Duration: 52:25
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No. Title Length
1. Pachanga a la Crescendo (Live) 3:21
2. Mangos (Live) 3:01
3. Maggie's Mambo (Live) 3:07
4. Varsity Drag Mambo (Live) 3:19
5. Cuban Fantasy (Live) 4:54
6. No Tiene Telerana (Live) 3:08
7. Ven Conmigo Guajira (Live) 3:09
8. Bernie and the Wolf (Live) 3:10
9. El Columpio (Live) 3:19
10. Ayer Lo VI Llorar (Live) (featuring Graciela) 3:20
11. Todo Es (Live) 3:37
12. Jamaicuba (Live) 3:16
13. Alma con Alma (Live) (featuring Graciela) 3:18
14. Mi Otono (Live) 2:18
15. Almendra (Live) 2:36
16. Pent-Up House (Live) 3:32



Machito, one of the most revered artists in the history of Afro-Cuban music, lives up to his well-deserved reputation for giving 200 percent in concert on At the Crescendo. Captured live at Hollywood, CA's Crescendo (a legendary, long-gone Sunset Strip nightclub owned by record exec/producer/concert promoter Gene Norman), Machito and his orchestra swing hard and passionately on both fiery, rhythmic salsa like "Ven Conmigo Guajira," "No Tiene Telerana" and "El Columpio" and spirited Latin-jazz interpretations of Sonny Rollins' "Pent-Up House" (wrongly credited to Miles Davis in the CD's liner notes) and Ray Bryant's "Cuban Fantasy." No one with even a moderate interest in Afro-Cuban music should pass up this dynamic performance (reissued on CD in 1990).