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Orquesta Akokan ()


From the opening notes of "Mambo Rapidito," the first single and opening track from Orquesta Akokán's self-titled debut album on Daptone, it's impossible not to move one's feet and hips. An homage to the great mambo music of the '40s and '50s, this 16-piece big band of seasoned Cuban musicians -- that includes lead vocalist Jose "Pepito" Gomez and pianist/arranger Michael Eckroth -- makes the dancefloor burn.Recorded at Havana's legendary Areito Studios over four days in 2016, this nine-track set offers the same intensity ...

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  1. Mambo Rapidito
  2. La Corbata Barata
  3. Un Tabaco para Elegua
  4. Otro Nivel
  5. La Cosa
  6. Cuidado Con el Tumbador
  7. Yo Soy para Tí
  8. No Te Hagas
  9. A Gozar la Vida
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Orquesta Akokan
2018, Daptone

UPC: 823134005211


Orquesta Akokan
2018, Daptone

UPC: 823134005228


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