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Santos, John Quintet / Perspectiva Fragmentada
Album:Perspectiva Fragmentada Collection:Jazz
Artist:Santos, John Quintet Added:Oct 2008
Label:Machete Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-11-30 Pull Date:2009-02-01 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Feb 1Jan 18Jan 4Dec 21Dec 14Dec 7

 Recent Airplay
1.Nov 01, 2013:No Cover, No Minimum
4.Feb 28, 2012:Rebop
2.Sep 30, 2012:Jazz Iz and Den Som
Visan, Not In Our Name
5.Jul 07, 2010:Morning Glory (sittin' in for Public Noize Racket)
Dos Esquinas
3.Jul 01, 2012:Jazz Izzz
6.Jan 31, 2009:Music Casserole

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2008-12-01 
Latin Jazz based on rumba, mambo, son, danzon, bembe, bomba, mozambique, bata & polo. Each song has a nice write up and is dedicated to past artists of that style. All tracks are very good. John Santos lives in the SF Bay Area.
1: 5:05 mellow Latin Jazz, minimal male chorus, flute thing
2: 6:21 an afro-son, 1940's Havana, male call, chorus response, nice percussion, cool dance tune
3: 4:31 a descarga, basic salsa, great dance tune, flute & sax
4: 4:43 danzon, 19th Century Cuba, African Euro mix, slow cha cha cha, with flute & violin.
5: 5:18 a Cuban rumba de cajon, tribute to the defenders of the drum, mid tempo, with flute, ramps up 1/2 way through, with fast piano
6: 8:35 New Orleans inspired dirge on Hurricane Katrina, with straight ahead Coltrane style sax and then slow flute
7: 3:33 two bata rhythms with a cha cha cha, with piano, nice baby bass.
8: 4:08 a funky mid 60's Cuban rhythm, fast timbales, nice fem chorus
9: 7:18 a danzon with some rumba & abakua, slow, with violin, flute & piano, nice short percussion jam at the end.
*10: 7:19 a funky bomba, tenor sax with bass & percussion, male vocal/ wail, fem chorus response, nice groove, trumpet
11: 3:42 fast Latin Jazz
***12: 6:47 fast Latin Jazz with percussion dominating, with piano & flute D Farrell 11/2008

Track Listing
1.Perspectiva Fragmentada 7.Dos Esquinas
2.Campana La Luisa 8.Mi Corazon Borincano
3.Ritmatico 9.Israel Y Aristides
4.Chiquita 10.No Te Hundes
5.Consejo 11.Mexico City Blues
6.Not In Our Name 12.Visan