Cal Tjader Cal Tjader Plays The Contemporary Music of Mexico And Brazil

Cal Tjader - Cal Tjader Plays the Contemporary Music of Mexico and Brazil (1962) [Reissue 2008] (Repost)

Cal Tjader - Cal Tjader Plays the Contemporary Music of Mexico and Brazil (1962) [Reissue 2008]
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 202 MB | Covers (8 MB) included
Genre: Latin Jazz, Bossa Nova | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve Records (06025117823952)

This 1962 set by Cal Tjader, recorded at the beginning of the bossa nova craze in the United States (released in the same year and on the same label as the smash Jazz Samba by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd), has one of the most boring titles imaginable, and it doesn't begin to describe the laid-back yet magical innovations in the grooves. Produced by Creed Taylor, the date was arranged and orchestrated by the great pianist Clare Fischer (who also wrote the liner notes). Tjader set out to offer a very modern portrait of the music pouring out of Mexico City by showcasing selected Mario Ruíz Armengol compositions, and out of Brazil by spotlighting numbers by singers such as Elisete Cardoso and João Gilberto…
Cal Tjader - Talkin' Verve - Roots Of Acid Jazz [Recorded 1961-1967] (1996)

Cal Tjader - Talkin' Verve - Roots Of Acid Jazz [Recorded 1961-1967] (1996)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 425 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 172 MB | Covers - 26 MB
Genre: Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Latin Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve (314 531 562-2)

In apparent response to the sampling of old Latin jazz records by hip-hop artists, Verve raided its Cal Tjader archive to come up with this fiercely grooving collection drawn from nine of his Verve albums. For all of producer Creed Taylor's '60s penchant for fashioning two- to four-minute cuts aimed at airplay, he allowed Tjader's groups considerable room to stretch out on several of the tracks included here, particularly on the live "Los Bandidos" and the hypnotic collaboration with pianist Eddie Palmieri, "Picadillo." More importantly, Tjader's records with Taylor were more varied in texture than his earlier discs, venturing now and then from his solid Afro-Cuban base into Brazilian rhythms, soul, big-band backings, and '60s pop touches…