Afro Bop Alliance - Caribbean Jazz Project
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  1. Rendezvous
  2. Naima
  3. Five for Elvin
  4. Soul Sauce
  5. Picture Frame
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  1. Rendezvous
  2. Naima
  3. Five for Elvin
  4. Soul Sauce
  5. Picture Frame
  6. Stolen Moments
  7. Birds of a Feather
  8. Afro Green
  9. Bemsha Swing
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Where once they were three -- Dave Samuels on vibes, Paquito D'Rivera on saxophone, and Andy Narell on steel drums -- Caribbean Jazz Project has morphed over the past decade-plus into a big band of close to 20 members, 13 of them horn players. Samuels, who contributes marimba as well as vibes, remains at the helm, and it's clearly his vehicle -- he also wrote five of the nine tracks on this set. The band cooks, no question about it, and Samuels' Latin-leaning arrangements are smart and steamy. But new material is in short ...

Afro Bop Alliance 2008, Heads Up

UPC: 053361313722

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