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Emilio, Frank / Ancestral Reflections
Album:Ancestral Reflections Collection:Jazz
Artist:Emilio, Frank Added:01/2000
Label:Blue Note 

Album Review
The Dead Kenny-Gs
Reviewed 2001-08-03 
A survey of Cuban music, many different styles/tempos. Note, style is listed next to track title. Full band led by pianist Frank Emilio, recorded in Habana with a group of Cuban all-stars. Some pieces are a bit light for my tastes, although there is some nice percussion, piano, and violins; playing some solid grooves. The best songs are tracks 3 and 6 which are darker, cool rumbas, and track 4 is nice.
Track 3) Up-tempo rumba, a little darker
Track 4) Conga: piano and percussion
Track 6) Fiddle and flute rumba, vocals. Light at times but very cool.

Track Listing
1.Guerra De Flautas 5.Rumba Elegante
2.Rico Melao 6.Bilongo
3.La Mulata Rumbera 7.El Arroyo Que Murmura
4.La Conga Se Va 8.Juventud De Pueblo Nuevo
 9.Reflejos Ancestrales