16 December 2012


Grupo De Experimentacion Sonora Del ICAIC

Areito LD3450 1973        
Arranged By – Eduardo Ramos, Emiliano Salvador, Pablo Menéndez, Sergio Vitier, Silvio Rodriguez;
Directed By – Juan Marquez Lacasa, Leo Brouwer ; Producer – Pablo Menéndez 

Raul Gomez - Instrumental 

Areito LD3576 1977
Directed By – Rafael Somavilla, Raúl Gómez, Tony Taño ; Orchestra – Orquesta Egrem ; Orchestrated & Produced By – Raúl Gómez

Bobby Carcasses Y Su Grupo Afrojazz - La Esquina Del Afrojazz 

Areito LD4558 1989
Bobby Carcasses - Flugelhorn , Vocal ; Rolando Perez - Alto ; Carlos Salvador - Drums ;  Lazaro Valdes - Piano ; Luis Manresa - Bass ; Tony Torriente - Tumbadoras ; Ahmed Barroso - Guitar ; Serquera - Flute ; Pucho Lopez - Keyboards ; Lazaro Cruz - Trumpet ; Rolando Marron - Trumpet ; Rafael Yen - Tenor

I've just returned from a couple of weeks holiday in Cuba which kicked off with a 4 day stay in the spectacular city of Havana. What an incredible place it reverberates with music morning noon and night wherever you are .As well as catching some superb live music I went digging for vinyl in the streets and markets and returned home with a bag of rarities all products of Cuba's Studio Egrem Areito label.Here's a few of the highlights ranging from the nueva trova meets prog meets jazz collision of Emiliano Salvador & Silvio Rodrigues' Grupo De Experimentacion to the strings and disco soundtrack stylings of Raul Gomez to the hard latin jazz of Grupo Afrojazz.

Links are in the comments as per usual. I haven't ripped to FLAC as Rapidshare have a new ruling which means that the public traffic downloaded from my Orgy In Rhythm account has now been limited to 1GB a day.That's why so many of you are getting the following message :
Download not available . The Public Traffic of the file's owner is exhausted. 
I'm now looking at how to keep the remaining few hundred files alive and hopefully get them transferred to another host.....what a bastard !


Bacoso said...

Grupo De Experimentacion Sonora Del ICAIC :

Bacoso said...

Raul Gomez - Instrumental :


Bacoso said...

Bobby Carcasses Y Su Grupo Afrojazz - La Esquina Del Afrojazz :


Nico said...

This is a true massive Cuban Attack !!! Thanks a lot Bacoso, sounds like you've had a wonderful time !

flageolette said...

and stay tuned!

flageo wishes you happy 2013!

cannonball said...

A fucking monster - viva la revolucion!Loving the Raul Gomez.Top Top Top Top stuff!What a super trio of rips.
Thanks as alwys.

taro nombei said...

What a trove! Huge thanks for sharing them, Bacoso!

And thanks for sharing some of your experience there.

Except now I'm plunged into nostalgia for those Havana backstreets, Havana Club, havana cigars, 50s Cadillacs, casas de la trova and Guantanamera ad nauseam)...

bongohito said...

a; wham-o!

b; amazing edge-of-the-world deep crate share.

c; christmas greetings from the continent. see you in march?

Simon666 said...

Post of the year, all fucking great stuff, big thanks Bacoso :) And rapidshare? eeeekk ......I'm starting to get those messages as well.

DoubleA said...

Wow. Christmas came earl this year. Thanks B.

William said...

Thank you very very much, on keeping alive the blog and these gems. I agree with you about the bastards! File hosters are anymore safe to "cloud" our works. Best regards and of course Merry Christmas and a very happy 2013! William

nelson said...

Excellent trio of great albums - a super share thanks!
Can't believe the lack of comments given the musical quality.What ignorance.

winton tostello said...

thanks a billion sir, and merry christmas to you and your people!
It seems this was a dream journey for you (if this was your first time in cuba).


Many Many Thanks Bacoso &
Happy Lysergic New Year

Arkadin said...

I'm not that familiar with Areito stuff so your post will be a great introduction. Thanks a lot & Happy New Year!

Calisan said...

From 1-10 this is my rating:
Grupo del ICAIC: 8 (already knew)
Raul Gomez: 9 (big surprise!)
Bobby Carcasses: 6 (inconsequential)
Thanks Bacoso

boogieman said...

Thanks mate, these guys are all new to me. Will listen over the week end.

Cao Sao Vang said...

Raul Gomez - Instrumental awesome! thanks!

vincent said...

Gracias por el disco del grupo de experimentacion sonora, no lo encontre en ningun lado. Gracias por subirlo.

vincent said...

Gracias por el disco del GES, no lo encontraba por ningun lado. Gracias

Mas said...

Incredible blog my friend.....
Thanks to share all this incredible LP !!!!!!

Take care and please continue to make us happy with your music !!!