Class I Listening
Introduction and general housekeeping

 

What sets Latin music apart?
 Language
 Dances and culture
 Percussion instruments
 Cláve


Mongo Santamaria example “Guaguanco”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNKZeJ9K2Pg

Charlie Palmieri‐piano, Andy Gonzalez‐bass, Jose Mangual‐bongo,
Ray Barretto‐congas, Nicky Marrero‐timbales
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh1Xh8CZN6c

Walking through the episodes of the course:

Machito “Babarabatiri” (1950)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfL‐39sFvjA

Tito Puente “Hong Kong Mambo” (1958)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biovgzLkaDk

Mongo Santamaria “Para Ti” (1964)
https://youtu.be/ERnClH362Io

Celia Cruz “Quimbara” (1974)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SA6Q8‐ye340

Hector Lavoe “Mi Gente” (1975)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBuueYkmYVI

 

Jerry Gonzalez Fort Apache Band “Live Jazz Improv”
https://youtu.be/VYv68EnhYaM (1989)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ie6bWB5dEiQ (2010)

Back story
‐‐The Spanish Tinge
Jelly Roll Morton “Mamanita” (1924)
https://youtu.be/hRhogTmVpWo
‐‐Tango and Rumba as exports
Don Azpiazú “Peanut Vendor” (1931)
https://youtu.be/essMVyS1Om0
Stan Kenton “Peanut Vendor” (1947)
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=stan+kenton+peanut+vendor+1947+