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The Essence All Stars
Afro Cubano Chant

Album UK 1995 on Hip Bop Essence label
Jazz (Latin Jazz, Hard-Bop)

Main artist's name can only be found printed on a sticker placed over the front side of the jewelcase. Manufactured in the UK. Recorded at Ambient Recording Company Stamford, CT, September 1995. Mastered at Masterdisk NYC The recording was done direct to 2 track. No overdubbing was used. Bob James appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records. Mike Mainieri appears courtesy of NYC Records. Steve Berrios appears courtesy of Milestone Records. Bob James plays the Yamaha Disklavier courtesy of Yamaha Concept And Artists Services. Mike Mainieri plays a Yamaha vibraphone and uses K Midi Systems. Lenny White plays Tama Drums, Zildjian cymbals and Regal Tip sticks.

PortraitThe Essence All Stars ,
album by
PortraitAndy Gonzalez b, *1951 US
acoustic bass
PortraitSteve Berrios perc, dr, 1945-2013 US
PortraitBob James key, ep, *1939 US
piano, acoustic piano, composed by
PortraitLenny White dr, *1949 US
producer, drums, timbales, composed by
PortraitGato Barbieri ts, sax, *1932 AR
tenor saxophone
PortraitMike Mainieri vib, *1938 US
vibraphone, composed by
Milan Simich creative director, creative supervision
Colin Parker design
David Cozy engineer, assistant
Tom Bender engineer, assistant
Reynold da Silva executive-producer
Yusuf Gandhi executive-producer
Greg Calbi mastered by
Nitro photography
Alec Head recorded by
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Cubano ChantThe Essence All StarsRay Bryant4:42
2TanyaThe Essence All StarsLonnie Hewitt8:47
3SuaveThe Essence All StarsSanti Debriano6:06
4Mui Tarde AmorThe Essence All StarsBob James6:17
5Los Dos LorettasThe Essence All StarsMike Mainieri5:32
6Nica's DreamThe Essence All StarsHorace Silver5:52
7CasablancaThe Essence All StarsLenny White6:23
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