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by Azabache

San Francisco salsa band, cult-classic from 2000. Song writing by Ray and Manny Martinez. Four songs made list - Cinco A Diez, This Moment, Montuno Street and Besitos De Coco. These are the last remaining copies of this outstanding CD.
Genre: Latin: Salsa
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Cinco a Diez
5:59 $0.99
2. This Moment
5:55 $0.99
3. Luna Cha-Cha-Cha
4:03 $0.99
4. Simplemente Complicada
5:53 $0.99
5. Surrender
5:19 $0.99
6. Montuno Street
5:07 $0.99
7. Batman and Spiderman
7:07 $0.99
8. Besitos de Coco
6:56 $0.99
9. Thanks for the Mambo
3:20 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Azabache is a San Francisco based salsa band that in the summer of 2000 independently produced a CD named Azabache. Four songs made list - Cinco A Diez, This Moment, Montuno Street and Besitos De Coco. There are very few copies left of this original release but Leopard, the publisher, is now making available for purchase the remaining limited supply on CD Baby. The music is also available for download on iTunes, Amazon and other digital networks.


Cinco a Diez
J.M Martinez (5:57)
Arr. Paul Lyons

This Moment
J.M Martinez/ (5:54)
Arr. Paul Lyons

Luna Cha-Cha-Cha
C. Chooljian (4:01)

Simplemente Complicada
R. Martinez/Paul Lyons (5:51)
Arr. Paul Lyons

J Holiday (5:19)

Montuno Street
R. Martinez/Julius Melendez (5:05)

Batman and Spiderman
J.M Martinez (7:05)

Besitos de Coco
J.M Martinez (6:53)
Arr. Paul Lyons

Thanks for the Mambo
C. Chooljian (3:20)


Rafael “Ray” Martinez
Congas, Bongo, Timbales, Bells Coro

Jose “Manny” Martinez
Lead Vocals, Coro

Cherie “Leopard” Chooljian
Keyboards, Lead Vocal on Surrender

Joe Holiday

Abel Figueroa

Roberto Quintana
Timbales on "Luna Cha Cha Cha"

Roman “Ito” Carillo
Bongo solo on "Montuno Street," Guiro and Pandera on "Batman and Spiderman"

Produced by Rafael “Ray” Martinez
Executive Producer: Cherie Chooljian

Mixed, Mastered and Recorded at DCP Studios, San Francisco, CA
Engineered, Mixed and Mastered by Eddie “El Brujo” Caipo
Copyright 2000 Leopard Music - All Rights Reserved
No part of this CD may be reproduced or transmitted by any form or by any means, electronic or digital, including posting on the Internet as videos or other digital medium without permission from the publisher.



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