Posts Tagged “Doc Cheatham”

  • 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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