℗ 2013 Blue Note Records
Released 2013
Duration 35m 00s
Record Label Blue Note (BLU)
Genre Jazz
 

Afro-Cuban

Kenny Dorham

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1.1
Afrodisia
Kenny Dorham
5:05
1.2
Lotus Flower
Kenny Dorham
4:17
1.3
Minors Holiday
Kenny Dorham
4:26
1.4
Basheer's Dream
Kenny Dorham
5:02
1.5
K.D.'s Motion
Kenny Dorham
5:27
1.6
La Villa
Kenny Dorham
5:23
1.7
Venita's Dance
Kenny Dorham
5:20
"An ageless recording of true historical import in all matters Latin and jazz." - All About Jazz "... showcases Dorham's interest in combining Latin music with jazz and his distinct compositional and arranging skills. It also features a who's who of Blue Note hard boppers ..." - Jazz.com "Dorham never sounded more like Dizzy Gillespie than on Afro-Cuban, punching out single note statements across the rhythms." - The Penguin Guide to Jazz Trumpeter Kenny Dorham released what many believe was the finest album of his all-too-short career in 1955, Afro-Cuban. Recorded over two sessions, one with a sextet, the other with a nonet, this album combines Latin music with jazz and showcases Dorham's distinct compositional and arranging skills. Considering the time period, the music on Afro-Cuban remains way ahead of the Latin-tinged and hard bop music that would follow in the late 1950s and 1960s. It also features a who’s who of Blue Note hard boppers: Hank Mobley and Cecil Payne on saxophones, J. J. Johnson on trombone, Horace Silver on piano, Art Blakey on drums and bassists Percy Heath and Oscar Pettiford.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Blue Note Studio Masters
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-1.27
-2.99 to -0.60
-16.91
-19.80 to -15.05
11
9 to 13
1
Afrodisia
-1.68-16.409
2
Lotus Flower
-2.99-17.119
3
Minors Holiday
-0.60-15.0510
4
Basheer's Dream
-0.92-15.7010
5
K.D.'s Motion
-0.95-19.8013
6
La Villa
-1.04-17.0011
7
Venita's Dance
-0.68-17.3012

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