Irakere
Genres:
Jazz, Latin
Meta styles:
Cuban Traditions, Latin America, Latin Jazz/World Fusion
Styles:
Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cuban Jazz, Latin Folk, Latin Jazz, World Fusion

Irakere (Yoruba for "vegetation") is a Cuban band founded by pianist Chucho Valdés in 1973 that won the Grammy Award for Best Latin Recording in 1980 with its album Irakere. Its members included flutist José Luis Cortés who later founded NG La Banda, percussionist Anga D?az who later went to France, percussionist Fran Padilla who later moved to Spain, saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera who left Irakere and Cuba in 1980 during a tour in Spain before moving to the United States. Trumpetist Arturo Sandoval went to the US in 1990.

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Bacalao Con Pan

Bacalao Con Pan

1
Year:
2006
Tracks:
13
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Bésame Mucho (With Chucho Valdés) CD2

Bésame Mucho (With Chucho Valdés) CD2

2
Year:
2004
Tracks:
10
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Bésame Mucho (With Chucho Valdés) CD1

Bésame Mucho (With Chucho Valdés) CD1

2
Year:
2004
Tracks:
12
Bitrate:
320 kbps
30 Años

30 Años

1
Year:
2004
Tracks:
8
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Yemayá

Yemayá

1
Year:
1998
Tracks:
7
Bitrate:
320 kbps
The Best Of Irakere

The Best Of Irakere

1
Year:
1994
Tracks:
10
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Live At Ronnie Scott's

Live At Ronnie Scott's

1
Year:
1991
Tracks:
6
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Grandes Momentos

Grandes Momentos

1
Year:
1991
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
192 kbps
En Vivo

En Vivo

1
Year:
1990
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
320 kbps
Exuberancia

Exuberancia

1
Year:
1988
Tracks:
9
Bitrate:
320 kbps
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