blues,bop &beyond

with will constantine jr

Thursday, February 23, 2006
11:00 to 13:00
other shows

Artist Song Album Label Comments New Comp
Ray Barretto Effendi Taboo Concord Picante 1994 release from the late great conga master who passed away last week at 76. Today's entire show will salute the legacy of the one known as "Hard Hands". Gracias Maestro Barretto!
Ray Barretto Sextet Lester left Town Homage to Art (Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) Sunnyside 2002
Ray Barretto I Mean You Portraits in Jazz and Clave RCA Victor/BMG 1999
Ray Barretto Acid The Best... Fania
Ray Barretto Night Flowers / Slo Flo Barretto Live - Tomorrow Atlantic 1976
Cal Tjader Los Bandidos Talkin' Verve: Roots of Acid Jazz Verve 1996 compilation of Cal's Verve years. Cal on vibes, Ray Barretto on congas, Al Zulaica (piano),Stan Gilbert (bass) and Carl Burnett on drums.Recorded in 1967 for the "Along comes Cal" LP.
Freddie Hubbard Little Sunflower Backlash Atlantic 1967 date with Ray Baretto and James Spaulding among others.
Lou Donaldson Play Ray Blues Walk Blue Note 1958 date featuring Ray Baretto
Gene Ammons Close your Eyes Boss Tenor Prestige 1960 date.
Ray Barretto Tumbao Africano Eye of the Beholder Atlantic 1976
Ray Barretto El Watusi The Best of Ray Baretto Tico Compilation of 1960's material.
Ray Barretto Descarga Criella Mambo Mania! Rhino 1995 C
Fania All Stars Descarga Fania Greatest Hits Fania 1977 date of all live material. Ray is on congas as well as being the composer.
Red Garland 'S Wonderful The Jazz Giants play George Gershwin Prestige 1997 compilation. Originally from Red's 1958 release "Manteca". With Paul Chambers, Art Taylor and Ray Barretto.
Herbie Mann Why don't you do Right The Family of Mann Atlantic Early 1960's date with Ray Barretto, Charlie Palmieri, Nabil Totah, Rudy Collins, Willie Rodriguez and Ray Mantilla.
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Last Train from Overbrook Prestige Profiles Prestige 2005 compilation *
Ray Barretto & New World Spirit Bomba-Riquen Taboo Concord Picante 1994.