Orquesta Akokan - Mi Conga es de Akokan / La Guajirar (7")
Order

Orquesta Akokan

Mi Conga es de Akokan / La Guajirar (7")

Daptone Records
Release date: 09/04/21
genre: Latin
Format: 5" / 7" / 10"
€8.59
To order please add to basket and proceed to check out
Orquesta Akokan - Mi Conga es de Akokan / La Guajirar (7")

description

Mi Conga es de Akokan is built on the Conga de los Hoyos rhythms from Santiago de Cuba. Saxophones and trombones alternate with vocals imploring the listener to dance over intensely syncopated percussion, leading to a melodic flight by the masterful trumpeter Reinaldo "Molote" Melian. The horns re-enter, and the Orquesta takes off to soaring heights of rhythmic intensity and sophistication.
La Guajira is a slow country rhythm told by the tres guitar and percussion onto which horns and strings add slinking, narcotized harmonies. Pepito tells a sensual tale of romance with a girl from the country (la guajira), which slowly builds in intensity over soneos, coros and mambos until all parts interlock in a lugubrious climax.

also by this artist

Latin

Orquesta Akokan

Orquesta Akokan (LP+MP3)

Daptone Records
€16.49

also on this label

Soul

Menahan Street Band

The Exciting Sounds of MSB (LP)

Daptone Records
€21.99

Soul

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Just Dropped In... (LP + MP3)

Daptone Records
€21.99
€21.99

Funk

Budos Band

Long In The Tooth (LP + MP3)

Daptone Records
€20.99

Soul

The James Hunter Six

Brother or Other / Never (7")

Daptone Records
€8.59
TITLE
Please enter an email address
This email address is not valid
Please enter your password
Please use at least 10 characters, one upper case letter, one lower case letter and one digit.
Your passwords must match
Please select a valid date
Please enter a valid phone number
Please enter your first name
Please enter your last name
Please enter your street
Please enter your zip
Please enter your city
Please select a country