First time on CD for this 1980 Japanese release by one of Cuba’s best loved bands. Overshadowed internationally by the sucess of Buena Vista Social Club, Irakere inhabit an exalted place with
those in the know. A real treaasure for all music lovers.
Recorded in Japan in 1980 and released as a Japanese exclusive vinyl LP `Cuba Libre’ was composed, arranged and produced by the remarkable Japanese musician Chikara Ueda. With almost the entire
original line up in place including Chucho Valdes, Arturo Sandoval, and Jorge Alfonso this is a record of sublime quality that retains all of the authentic essence and beauty of Cuban music.
Origine du Groupe : Cuban , japan
Style : Latin Jazz Funk
Sortie : 2010
1. Irakare-Cuba Libre
2. Irakare – Sea Mail
3. Irakare – Encuentro
4. Irakare – Que Pasa?
5. Irakare – Gospelanza
6. Irakare – Cuba Libre (Reprise)