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Tjader, Cal / Best Of: Live At The Monterey Jazz Festival
Album:Best Of: Live At The Monterey Jazz Festival Collection:Jazz
Artist:Tjader, Cal Added:Nov 2008
Label:Mjf Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-12-21 Pull Date:2009-02-22 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Feb 15Feb 8Feb 1Jan 25Jan 18Jan 11Jan 4Dec 28

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 07, 2012:Jazz Iz and Den Som
Afro Blue, Manteca
4.Feb 12, 2009:Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
Afro Blue
2.Sep 30, 2012:Jazz Iz and Den Som
Manteca, Introduction
5.Feb 10, 2009:At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Jul 30, 2011:Rebop
6.Feb 04, 2009:Hand Wash in Coleslaw
Speak Low

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2008-12-21 
Cal Tjader on vibraphone, started drumming in San Mateo High School, attended SF State on the GI bill, member of Dave Brubeck's experimental octet & first trio, with George Shearing until forming his first latin band in 1954. Died at age 56 in 1982.
tracks 1-5 feature Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo & Vince Guaraldi
late Sunday night session of the first Monterey Jazz Festival in 1958
1: 1:19 introducing the group on "Summertime" can go right into #2
2: 13:48 low & smooth percussion with clarinet.
3: 14:16 a bit faster smooth jazz
4: 3:49 call & response between vibes and rhythm section
5: 4:47 awesome percussion jam groove
track #6 features Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry & Armando Peraza
6: 12:32 classic jam, with electric piano/horn jam
7: 8:49 fantastic vibraphone with Mongo Santamaria's congas
8: 2:43 cool smooth instrument noodling
9: 7:22 cool smooth flute, electric piano, and Poncho Sanchez on congas
D  Farrell   12/2008

Track Listing
1.Introduction 5.Tumbao
2.Summertime 6.Manteca
3.Now's The Time 7.Afro Blue
4.Cubano Chant 8.If You Could See Me Now
 9.Speak Low