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Garay, Luis Percussion World / Sacumba
Album:Sacumba Collection:World
Artist:Garay, Luis Percussion World Added:Feb 2004
Label:Percumba Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-03-15 Pull Date:2004-05-17 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:May 9May 2Apr 11Apr 4Mar 28Mar 21

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 23, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
4.May 08, 2004:Morning Glory
2.Oct 21, 2004:Sun in Libra Moon in Pisces
Tumba Coco
5.Apr 30, 2004:No Cover, No Minimum
3.Jul 01, 2004:Sun in Libra, Moon in Pisces
Marimba Azucar
6.Apr 06, 2004:At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Reviewed 2004-03-12 
Seriously hot drumming. Garay is from Argentina, but now lives and teaches in the D.C. area. This CD of instrumentals features a wide range of percussive instruments showcased by a strong band. Tracks mostly with a Latin or Afro-Latin flair, but often explore percussion styles of other countries as well. Play it all!

*1. Fast, high energy carnival samba w/whistles & drums. Wow.
2. Rockin Afro-Latin track. Gets into a nice groove.
*3. Asian-influenced track w/lyrical marimba, wild bongos, bird whistle
4. Great African drum mix w/strong rhythmic interplays.
*5. Dramatic opening, powerful accents, seriously cool.
6. A sweet & happy little dance w/nice use of marimba.
7. Cool blend of djembe, conga, ngoma, & claps.
*8. Sharp & fast w/a bright energy & great sound.
*9. A big, fast, epic drum jam. It goes to interesting places.
10. Starts slower, builds in energy into a strong, kind of dark groove.
11. Energetic Latin jazzy feel w/great mixes of drums & calls from band.
*12. Spare but dramatic sound. You can almost feel this vibrations.
13. Fast & wild blend of tricks w/a hot, Latin feel.

Track Listing
1.Sambazo 7.Afro 11/8
2.Afrodesia 8.Martillo
3.Afro-Chin 9.Sacumba
4.Dumbe 10.Percumba
5.Timbalero Dance 11.Tumba Coco
6.Marimba Azucar 12.Chacara
 13.Spirit of Maculele