Santos, John Y El Coro Folklorico Kindembo / La Guerra No
Album:La Guerra No Collection:World
Artist:Santos, John Y El Coro Folklorico Kindembo Added:Oct 2008
Label:Machete Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-11-09 Pull Date:2009-01-11 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Jan 11Jan 4Dec 28Dec 21Dec 14Dec 7Nov 30Nov 23

Recent Airplay
1.Aug 25, 2011:Alachinada!
Vamos A La Calle
4.Dec 30, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
America Unida
2.Jan 07, 2009:Cipher's Crop Circle
El Tamalero
5.Dec 23, 2008:What the fush?
3.Jan 06, 2009:At the Cafe Bohemian
Vamos A La Calle
6.Dec 17, 2008:The Rent Party
America Unida

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2008-11-10 
Traditional Afro Cuban, Puerto Rican & Venezuelan roots of Salsa & Latin Jazz. All star cast of 38 musicians, Michael Spiro, Giovanni Hidalgo, Jesus Diaz & Jimmy Bosch among many others. GREAT liner notes, nice comment on the healing energy of drumming, dance and traditional music. All tracks are FANTASTIC percussion and singing.
1: 4:38 traditional Yoruba orisha rhythm, male vocal call, male chorus response, starts slow, great faster percussion jam towards end
2: 5:00 a yambu ( early Rumba) male vocal call, female chorus response, great percussion
***3: 1:48 Afro Venezuelan,fast percussion female call, female chorus response
4: 4:17 modern guaguanco, piano intro. percussion, male vocal, fem chorus, ramps up to a fast percussion/vocal trance jam
5: 3:43 a bata, Yoruba orisha rhythm, slow to mid tempo percussion & vocal with chorus
6: 6:40 a bata-rumba adaptation of a Cuban pregon, mid tempo intro. then fast perc with piano & chorus, slower at end.
7: 4:48 bomba-guaguanco-bomba, mid to faster perc with male vocal
****8: 5:17 Yemaya ( Goddess of the ocean) Yoruba orisha rhythm male vocal, fem chorus response, mid fast
9: 5:41 Yuba variant of a bomba, slower to mid perc, male vocal & female chorus, picks up @2 min in
10: 5:39 Cuban Carnaval rhythm, fast perc., fast male vocal, chorus, soprano sax
*****11: 5:09 tribute to drums, fast fast percussion, WOW! fast chorus vocals
****12: 4:35 a plena, fast fast perc, fast fast chorus & accordion
13: 5:50 fast fast percussion and male spoken word. BIG bass.
D  Farrell   11/2008

Track Listing
1.Elegua Inkio 7.A Chichito Cepeda
2.La Guerra No 8.Modupe Yemaya
3.Kongosa 9.El Anhelo De La Paz
4.La Rumba Es Para Gozar 10.Ella No Quiere
5.Chenche 11.Vamos A La Calle
6.El Tamalero 12.America Unida
 13.Tambores En Lucha