Paquito D’rivera

It is no secret that Latin American music and especially Latin love songs have left an indelible contribution to mainstream music. Latin love songs have enjoyed a long and varied history. Paquito D'rivera presents a retrospective look at these songs of ardor. Included o­n this disk are ten songs, each anchored to o­ne specific decade of the twentieth century. D'rivera plays clarinet and alto and soprano saxophone throughout this loving ode to Latin love songs. The songs o­n this album are a perfect compliment for those mellow o­ne o­n o­ne passion-filled get togethers. La Morocha from Argentina, popularized in the early 1900's is the first track o­n this romantic CD. Ay Ay Ay from Chile follows suit and is o­nce again brought to life.The other songs o­n this fantastic album include: Tu Maripos (from Columbia, 1920-1930), Vereda Tropical (from Mexico, 1930-1940), Acercate Mas (from Cuba, 1940-1950), Amor Sin Esperanza (from the Dominican Republic, 1950-1960), Corcovado (from Brazil, 1960-1970), Sin Tu Carino (from Puerto Rico / U.S.A., 1970-1980), Amor Sin Medida (from Venezuela, 1980-1990) and Corazon Partio (worldwide, 1990-2000). So if you're a lover of Latin love songs or just a hopeless romantic you will be captivated by the passion infused odes displayed o­n this heartfelt recording.

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