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Tiempo Libre / Bach In Havana
Album:Bach In Havana Collection:World
Artist:Tiempo Libre Added:05/2009
Label:Sony Classical 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-05-31 Pull Date:2009-08-02 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:2 Aug26 Jul19 Jul12 Jul5 Jul28 Jun14 Jun7 Jun

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 28, 2009:At the Cafe Bohemian
4.Jul 21, 2009:No Cover No Minimum at the Cafe Bohemian
2.Jul 24, 2009:The Rent Party
Clave In C Minor
5.Jul 18, 2009:Music Casserole
Mi Orisha
3.Jul 22, 2009:Who Knows?
Fuga, Timbach
6.Jul 17, 2009:The Rent Party

Album Review
Reviewed 2009-05-30 
This 2-time Grammy-nominated Miami-based Cuban band combines Bach with Afro-Cuban music for a unique, ambitious release that is refreshingly successful. The musicianship is first rate throughout with hot horns, sassy and sophisticated piano, sharp yet subtle percussion. You’ll recognize the Bach source for each, but the arrangements and playing turn it on its head & makes it so different.

1. Hip & brassy conga w/layers of perc, brass & vocals.
*2. Sexy, jazzy cha-cha-cha w/fabulous piano. So good.
*3. Soft and romantic bolero for piano, sax, perc. Sigh…
*4. Delicious, upbeat w/tight arrangement. Wonderfully lush.
*5. Sweet, syncopated wiggle w/great keys, perc, brass.
*6. Solo African shekere. Starts slow, then picks up w/vocals.
7. Piano & perc square off. The minuet was never like this. Mid/up
8. Sweet & reflective at first then brassy w/vocals & energy.
9. A romantic dance that gets bright & playful and then goes back.
*10. Upbeat timba w/fire and energy. Great work from all.
*11. Slow, pious choral mass leads into warm & stylish Cuban jazz.

Track Listing
1.Tu Conga Bach 6.Mi Orisha
2.Fuga 7.Minuet In G
3.Air On A G String 8.Olas De Yemaya
4.Clave In C Minor 9.Baqueteto Con Bajo
5.Gavotte 10.Timbach