Cal Tjader & Carmen McRae – Heat Wave {Concord}

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Cal Tjader & Carmen McRae – Heat Wave {Concord}

Latin Jazz, Vocal Jazz

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247 MB.

Album review from wikipedia;

Heat Wave is a 1982 studio album by vibraphonist Cal Tjader and jazz singer Carmen McRae. Tjader died four months after the completion of Heat Wave, it was his final recording.

The album was arranged by pianists Mark Levine and Marshall Otwell. McRae and Tjader did not get on well during the recording, and Tjader later overdubbed his parts without McRae present. McRae chose to sing “Besame Mucho” in its original Spanish language lyrics, and Willie Bobo helped her with the pronunciation.

Heat Wave peaked at 25 on Billboard’s Jazz Albums chart. (more…)

Tracklist:
01. Heat Wave (3:08)
02. All in Love is Fair (4:27)
03. Besame Mucho (5:27)
04. Evil Ways (5:16)
05. Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me (3:13)
06. Love (3:07)
07. Upside Down (Flor de Lis) (4:33)
08. The Visit (4:14)
09. Speak Low (4:52)
10. Don’t You Worry ‘Bout a Thing (3:42)

Personnel:
Cal Tjader – vibes
Carmen McRae – vocals
Marshall Otwell, Mark Levine – piano
Rob Fisher – bass
Vince Lateano – drums
Poncho Sanchez – congas and percussion
Ramon Banda – timbales and percussion
Al Bent, Mike Heathman – trombone

Produced by Carl E. Jefferson
Recorded at Coast Recorders, San Francisco, California
Recorded on January, 1982
Remixed at PER, San Francisco, California
Recording and Remix Engineer: Phil Edwards
Front Cover Illustration: Dick Hendler/Julia Weaver
Art direction by Dick Hendler
Liner notes by Leonard Feather

1982, Concord Jazz, Inc.

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