Decoding Afro-Cuban Jazz

Appendix C: Referenced Audio Recordings
The following listing cites the discographical reference for the definitive version of each work highlighted in this book (in bold), followed by any subsequent or notable versions, and the specific link(s) of the file(s) on the iTunes digital music service. Note the songs are listed here in alphabetical order by title. Please refer to the Discography for a complete listing of recordings by Chucho Valdés (as solo artist and in small group formats as a leader), Chucho with the Afro-Cuban Messengers, and by Irakere. Appendix B contains a comprehensive alphabetical list of Maestro Valdés’ works, and includes discographical citings.
Song Title: “Aguanile Bonkó”
Album(s): Irakere, Columbia (1979) (reissued as The Best of Irakere, Columbia Records, 1994)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/aguanile-bonko-en-vivo/1100956892?i=1100957502

Live debut recording on Recital en Teatro 12 y 23, Areito (1978)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/aguanile-bonko/id457709326?i=457709435
Song Title: “Anabis”
Album(s): Felicidad, Jazz House (1991)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/anabis-live/id585556909?i=585556925

¡Afrocubanismo Live! Bembe (1996)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/anabis/id200333371?i=200333573

Chucho Valdés (Quartet), Live at the Village Vanguard, Blue Note (2000)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/anabis/id724342730?i=724342891
Song Title: “Bacalao con pan”
Album: Grupo Irakere, Areito (1974)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bacalao-con-pan/id152509840?i=152509997
Song Title: “Calzada del Cerro”
Album(s): Calzada del Cerro, Areito (1983)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/calzada-del-cerro/id1184756507?i=1184756590

Paquito D’Rivera Presents Cuba Jazz (RMM, 1996) with Bebo & Chucho Valdés and members of Irakere, recorded at Fantasy Studios in 1995.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/calzada-del-cerro/id61316856?i=61316878
Song Title: “Claudia”
Album(s): Irakere, Live at Ronnie Scott’s, World Pacific (1993)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/claudia-live/id724452690?i=724453403

Arturo Sandoval & Chucho Valdés Quartet, Straight Ahead (1988)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/claudia/id448453944?i=448453985

Paquito D’Rivera & Arturo Sandoval, Reunion, Messidor (1992)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/claudia/id83946811?i=83946777

Irakere 2, Columbia (1980) - Out of print and unavailable on iTunes.
Arturo Sandoval, Turi, Areito (1981) - Out of print and unavailable on iTunes.
Song Title: “El Tata Cimarrón”
Album: Calzada del Cerro, Areito (1983)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/el-tata/id1184756507?i=1184756692
Song Title: “Lo Que Va a Pasar”
Album: The Legendary Irakere in London, Jazz House Records (1988)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/lo-que-va-a-pasar-live/id585556909?i=585557072
Song Title: “Mambo Influenciado”
Album(s): Lo Mejor de Chucho Valdés (Apple Music compilation)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mambo-influenciado/id1213352792?i=1213352912

Debut recording by Chucho Valdés & Su Combo, Jazz Nocturno, Areito (1964)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mambo-influenciado/id1166929705?i=1166929826

Piano 1, Areito (1976) (solo piano version)
https://itun.es/us/HHaseb?i=1145572056

Lucumí Piano Solo, Messidor (1988) (solo piano version)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mambo-influenciado/id84634288?i=84633982
Song Title: “Misa Negra”
Album(s): Irakere, Columbia (1979) (reissued as The Best of Irakere, Columbia Records, 1994)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/misa-negra-the-black-mass/1308724509?i=1308725757

Studio recording on the album Misa Negra, Messidor (1987)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/misa-negra-rezo-acercamiento-llegada-y-desarrollo-despadid/id83919084?i=83918959
Song Title: “Neurosis”
Albums: Irakere - Live at Ronnie Scott’s, World Pacific (1993)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/neurosis-live/id724452690?i=724453233

Chucho Valdés Trio, Jazz Batá, Areito (1973) (Apple Music compilation Lo Mejor de Chucho Valdés
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/lo-mejor-de-chucho-vald%C3%A9s/id1213352792

Irakere, ¡Afrocubanismo Live! Bembe (1996)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/neurosis/id200333371?i=200333763
Song Title: “San Francisco”
Album: Yemayá, Egrem (1997) (reissued in 1999 on Blue Note)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/san-francisco/id1002890642?i=1002890970

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