Lexus Blondin’s Afro-Cuban Jazz Mix

By 14 April, 2017

With Daymé Arocena set to play London’s Jazz Cafe tonight (14th April) supporting DJ Lexus Blondin (Total Refreshment Centre / Church of Sound) has put together this mighty fine mix of Afro-Cuban jazz.

The mix, put together for Música Macondo, highlights the moment in New York City when the pioneers of bebop started working with Cuban immigrants in the late 40s, adding jazz virtuosity and structure to Cuban rhythms with breathless results.

For more details of Daymé Arocena’s show at London’s Jazz Cafe click here.

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Mario Bauza (Intro)
Dizzy Gillespie y Machito “Oro Incienso y Mirra”
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers “No Hay Problema”
Clark Terry & Chico O’Farrill “Tin Tin Deo”
Stan Kenton & His Orchestra “Love For Sale”
Dizzy Gillespie And The Big Band “The New Continent”
Chico O’Farril “Cuban Blues”
Art Farmer “Alone Together”
Bobby Valentin “Guarambembere”
Jerry Gonzalez “Caravan”
Charlie Parker & His Orchestra “Fiesta”
Bobby Sanabria “Skit”
Sabu Martinez “Oracle”

Artwork is by Lewis Heriz:

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