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Machito - With Flute to Boot!

Machito - With Flute to Boot!

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Artist: Machito | Label: Shellac  | Format: LP  |  Genre: Latin Jazz  | Vinyl Condition: Mint | Cover Condition: Sealed

Machito and his Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble 
With Flute to Boot!
Shellac 033 - re-issue import LP 

Born Francisco Raul Gutierrez Grillo, Machito was thee Latin Jazz musician who redifined Afro-Cuban jazz and created both Cubop and salsa music. He was raised in Havana by his foster sister, singer Graciela. He moved to New York in the 1940's and, along with musical director Mario Bauza he brought Cuban rhythms into the world of big bands jazz. George Shearing, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and Stan Kenton have all named Machito among their influences. 
Originally issued in 1959, With Flute to Boot! features some amazing musicians in the ensembe: Herbie Mann played flute and composed the songs, Johnny Griffin played tenor saxophone and Curtis Fuller was on trombone. In addition to this great brass section, colorful percussion and a varied range of rhythms made this album an instant classic. 

Brazilian Solt Shoe 
Love Chant 
Ring a Levio 
Afternoon Death 
To Birdland and Hurry 
Calypso John 
The African Flute 
The Davis Cup 
Answer Me 

NEW SEALED re-issue LP 

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