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Los Cenzontles/David Hidalgo/Taj Mahal / American Horizon
Album:American Horizon Collection:World
Artist:Los Cenzontles/David Hidalgo/Taj Mahal Added:11/2009
Label:Self-Release 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-12-20 Pull Date:2010-02-21 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:21 Feb14 Feb7 Feb24 Jan27 Dec
Airplays:32111

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 15, 2015:788216
Cascabel
4.Feb 16, 2010:Something Old, Something New, Something Blue
Suerios, Solo Quiero Bailar
2.Feb 20, 2010:Music Casserole
Solo Quiero Bailar
5.Feb 12, 2010:The Songsmith Show
Suerios
3.Feb 16, 2010:At the Cafe Bohemian
Cascabel
6.Feb 09, 2010:At the Cafe Bohemian
One Hot Mama

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2009-12-21 
LOS CENZONTLES ( the mockingbirds)
Collaboration with David Hidalgo & Taj Mahal
Los Cenzontles is a group of Mexican American musicians blending Mexican folk roots with other genres.
1: 4:33 mid tempo, gravelly throated male vocal, in Spanish, tuba, female chorus
2: 3:40 mid tempo, cool simple percussion, male vocal, in Spanish
****3: 3:37 mid tempo low down Blues, male vocal, in Spanish, fem chorus. long slow fade
at end.
4: 4:43 mid to fast, male vocal, in Spanish, fem chorus strummed strings
****5: 2:13 spoken word in Spanish & English, about looking for work, very cool bluesy background
6: 3:58 slow, picked strings, male vocal in Spanish.
7: 3:21 mid to faster blues tinged rock number about overtime work
***8: 4:08 faster cool dance number, male & female vocals
****9: 5:18 honky tonk Blues, Taj Mahal vocal in English
***10: 4:43 bluesy rock number, vocals in English
****11: 2:35 mid to faster very nice female vocals, banjo
12: 6:52 slow female vocal in Spanish
**13: 3:36 mid to faster female vocal in Spanish
****14: 6:44 tuba, mid tempo, female vocal in Spanish, tuba at 3:00 picks up the pace,
then slower, big time tuba & e guitar rock jam.
15: 2:06 fast spoken word in Spanish over cool mellow rock soundbed. D  Farrell 12/2009


Track Listing
1.La Luna 8.Cascabel
2.Voy Caminando 9.One Hot Mama
3.Suerios 10.Best Of Me
4.Pajaro Cu 11.Tecolote
5.No Work 12.La Fuerza
6.Carpintero 13.Misco Ciela
7.Overtime 14.Solo Quiero Bailar
 15.La Rutina