Cal Tjader's Modern Mambo Quintet


Mambo With Tjader

  • Release Date: 24 Apr 1992
  • OJCCD-271-2

Along with the tracks on Tjader Plays Mambo (OJC-274), this collection from the fall of 1954 represented Tjader's increasing dedication to Latin jazz--first on 78-RPM singles, then EPs, and finally LPs. Cal's enthusiastic vibes work as well as his timbales playing and occasional singing is joined by the brothers Manny (piano) and Carlos (bass) Duran, and percussionists Bayardo Velarde and Edgard Rosales. Tjader's combined love of ballad improvisation and Latin rhythms is obvious--&qu… MORE