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Generoso Que Bueno Toca Usted

Artist:   Generoso Jiménez

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Son 2002 10 0
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01  Vengo Con Sed
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3:12 Rudy Calzado sings, piano solo G.González
02  Las Trompetas Se Divierten
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3:39 rico mambo, como suenan las trompetas compadre!
03  Embriagada de Amor
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3:01 canta Maria Elena Lazo with "Cachaito" on bass
04  Eso Es Un Trombón
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3:08 trombone solo by Juan Pablo Torres
05  Lagrimas de Licor
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4:00 special guests Pio Leiva y Raul Planas
06  Linda Melodia
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4:25 Paquito D'Rivera on sax, Frank Rubio on bass
07  Dame un Chance
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5:14 Julio Padron trumpet, Manolito Sibonet piano
08  Aprendiendo a Tocar Saxofón
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3:32 special guests Arturo Sandoval & Paquito D'Rivera
09  Baila Señor Contrabajo
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3:08 bass solo by Nicolas Walker
10  A Bailar Tomasón
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5:08 canta Lázaro Reyes, trumpet by Arturo Sandoval
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Generoso gathers superstars like Juan Pablo Torres, Pío Leyva, his daughter Regina Jiménez, Paquito d' Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Rudy Calzado, Guillermo "Rubalcaba" González and Manolito Sibonet for this must-have album.

When you hear the name Generoso Jiménez, you automatically think of Beny Moré. And that's because Mr. Jiménez played such an important role in Moré's band as a trombonist and arranger. Well "Generoso, Generoso", is back with an outstanding CD.

Reviving the style of arranging he did with Moré's band, Jiménez takes songs composed by him (mainly instrumentals) and showcases them with an all-star cast of "Who's who" in Cuban music. Superstars like Juan Pablo Torres, Pío Leyva, his daughter, Regina Jiménez, Paquito d' Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Rudy Calzado, Guillermo "Rubalcaba" González and Manolito Sibonet make this a must-have.

Rudy Calzado vocals are featured on "Vengo con Sed" and "Lágrimas de Licor" giving them that sonero-montuno style in a big band setting.

But while the vocals are nice, the highlights of this project are the 'descargas' (extended jams) when the band lets loose. On "Dame un Chance" the brass section feels like they are going to "tear the roof off the sucker" (as Parliament would say). And on "Eso es un Trombón" the trio of Torres, Pedro Alexander on piano and Frank Rubio on bass are as tight as a 16 wheeler's brake.