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The Tides of Time

by Roland Vazquez

All-star NYC "funky salsa be-bop" club band w. Brian Lynch, Dick Oatts, Mike Stern, Luis Conte, Anthony Jackson ... plus radio hit "Palladium" big band.
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Fusion
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Piré (feat. MIke Stern, Luis Conte & Daniel Wilensky)
4:13 $1.29
2. Dance for Louise (feat. Brian Lynch)
4:50 $1.29
3. Kifaru (feat. Dave LaLama)
6:42 $1.29
4. Palladium (feat. Brian Lynch)
5:35 $0.99
5. Celestial Maiden (feat. Dick Oatts & Daniel Wilensky)
5:00 $1.29
6. Sixty Berkley Place (feat. Dick Oatts)
3:55 $1.29
7. By What They Did Not See (feat. Mike Stern & Dave LaLama)
6:27 $1.29
8. ...and He Wandered the Tides of Time (feat. Dick Oatts)
6:08 $1.29
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Album Notes
Features 7 originals and 1 "cover" (a Latin fusion big band version of Wayne Shorter's Palladium") powered by Vazquez' NYC based Tentet; recorded February '87 by Peter Denenberg. remixed by Paul Wickliffe. This recording was featured almost daily on NYC radio stations WBGO & WQCD in the spring & summer of 1988.

“ **** - Drummer/composer Roland Vazquez remains true to his musical vision on The Tides of Time , a Latin-flavored offering with strong horn charts, percolating percussion work, irresistible grooves, and dynamic solos by a string of special guests…Vazquez most ambitious piece is a cinematic suite which shifts moods and colors, going from big band explosion to a scaled down quartet.” (Bill Milkowski, Downbeat, October ’89)

"Drummer /composer's handsome 1979 album on GRP (Urban Ensemble) was a decade ahead of its time. Today's (THE TIDES OF TIME) tasty originals carry more jazz and Latin highlights ... his big band arrangement of Weather Report's "Palladium" is a winner." (Jazz Picks, Billboard Magazine, August '88)



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