ArtistInfo Logo  ArtistInfo

Album Cover
Francisco Aguabella
Ochimini

Album US 2004 on Cubop label
Jazz and Latin (Afro-Cuban)

Cubop is very proud to bring you Francisco Aguabella's (a certified living legend) vibrant fifth album for Cubop, the latest musical chapter from the driving force in Latin jazz and Afro-Cuban music since his U.S. arrival in 1957. A master percussionist who was born in Matanzas Cuba, Francisco is one of the first eschelon of drummers who came to America and are responsible for all drummers that came after them, says Latin percussionist John Santos in the movie Sworn To The Drum. "He is one of the strongholds of our music and has always kept the commitment to our Cuban rhythm. He plays with everybody but always maintains our rhythm, that’s very important," adds Isreal "Cachao" Lopez. On Francisco Aguabella's fifth Cubop album the master Conguero cruises from the old school rumba of "Ochimini" to the modern latin jazz of "Nuestra Era." He enlists the best Latin jazz artists on the West coast to bring these old and new styles together. Justo Almario, Sal Cracchiolo! and Luis Eric Gonzales are on hand to deliver masterful improvisations, while the drumming of Jimmy Branly and Conra Coky Garsia keep the rhythms fresh and exciting. The bass and piano team of John Belzaguy and Donald Vega keeps everyone on their toes, pushing the solos to the limit, with Vega displaying his enormous improvisational talents. But the leader is what makes all these musicians push themselves, displaying his mastery of the congas as well as percussion, Aguabella is always the driving direction behind "Ochimini." (Amazon.com)

        
Musicians
PortraitFrancisco Aguabella cng, perc, 1925-2010 CU
album by, congas, percussion, written by
PortraitFrancisco Torres g, man, DE
arranged by, trombone
PortraitJohn Belzaguy b,
bass
PortraitDonald Vega p, ep, US
piano
PortraitJusto Almario ts, *1949 CO
tenor saxophone, alto saxophone
PortraitConra Coky Garsia ,
timbales, drums
PortraitLuis Eric Gonzales ,
trumpet
PortraitJules Powell ,
arranged by, trombone
PortraitJimmy Branly dr, tim, US
drums
PortraitSal Cracchiolo tr, fh,
trumpet
PortraitPoncho Sanchez cng, perc, voc, *1951 US
congas
PortraitAlfredo Ortiz dr, perc,
percussion, vocals
PortraitFermin Sifontes voc, p,
vocals
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1OchiminiFrancisco AguabellaFrancisco Aguabella5:41
2Funky ChaFrancisco AguabellaFrancisco Aguabella4:52
3Love For SaleFrancisco AguabellaCole Porter7:06
4Nuestra EraFrancisco AguabellaGermán Velazco4:42
5OBAFrancisco AguabellaFrancisco Aguabella7:17
6TumbaitoFrancisco AguabellaArturo Sandoval5:34
7Guajira CandelaFrancisco AguabellaEddie Palmieri6:07
8Makin' WhoopeeFrancisco AguabellaGus Kahn, Walter Donaldson4:40
9 Te OlvideFrancisco AguabellaFrancisco Aguabella5:29

30sec audio samples provided by

External Links
Discogs Logo Discogs  iTunes Logo iTunes  Spotify Logo Spotify

    
ArtistInfo App
ArtistInfo for iOS and ArtistInfo for Mac are presenting musicians, composers and producers that are envolved in the musical work that you are listening to in Apple Music, iTunes, or Spotify. Discover new music via the network among artists. Manage your favorite musicians and albums via iCloud and share recommendations with your friends via email, AirDrop, or Social Media.

App Store Logo     Mac App Store Logo

Acknowledgements
To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
ArtistInfo for Mac, iPad, and iPhone
ArtistInfo App
Universal Link: https://music.metason.net/artistinfo?name=Francisco%20Aguabella&title=Ochimini
ArtistInfo Community
Most seen topics within ArtistInfo:

Top 10 Artists    Top 20 Albums
 
What others are currently looking for:

Recent Artists    Recent Albums

ArtistInfo Logo ArtistInfo by Metason © 2015-2020 Metason Logo