Posts Tagged “Clark Terry”

  • Celebrating Clark Terry

    January 21st, 2010 | Blog | admin | No Comments

    Jazz legend Clark Terry was one of the “Latin Lanzmen” who played behind “Juan Calle” on the 1961 Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos album we re-issued last year. He couldn’t join us when we brought the album back to life at Lincoln Center, but his legacy was felt in every note and every solo. He turns …

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  • Jewish Classics Live Again, Set To Latin Beats

    August 22nd, 2009 | Blog, Mazeltov, Mis Amigos, Press | admin | No Comments

    The album Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos dates from a time in the late 1940s through the mid-’60s when Latin music was hugely popular in this country’s Jewish community. Albums blending the two cultures sold millions of copies. One of them, which put Jewish classics to a Latin beat, has just been reissued — and is …

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    August 11th, 2009 | Blog, Mazeltov, Mis Amigos | admin | No Comments

    Latin and Jazz stars including RAY BARRETTO, WILLIE RODRIGUEZ, CHARLIE PALMIERI, CLARK TERRY AND DOC CHEATHAM entered a New York City studio in 1961 and recorded the legendary album MAZEL TOV, MIS AMIGOS under a fictitious band name (Juan Calle and His Latin Lantzmen). The album magically resounded Jewish standards in Latin time, …

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