Malecón Street

Malecón Street

by PitingoPitingo

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Overview

Pitingo became known for his fusion of flamenco and soul, but for his fourth album, the cantaor turned his attention to Cuban music, most specifically its forgotten composers. Malecón Street was conceived as a tribute to the likes of Pedro Junco, Osvaldo Farrés, César Portillo, Frank Domínguez, and Moisés Simons, all responsible for songs that became world-wide classics such as "El Manisero," "Tú Me Acostumbraste," "Contigo en la Distancia," and "Quizás, Quizás, Quizás," and yet their authors received little recognition and often died in poverty. In this elegant collection produced by Yadam, Pitingo offers his personal flamenco-style interpretation of 12 such standards of the bolero and son by 12 different composers, mostly arranged for guitars and percussion. [The deluxe edition adds a DVD with a 60-minute documentary on these unsung heroes of Cuban music.]

Product Details

Release Date: 08/07/2012
Label: Universal Import
UPC: 0602527892450
catalogNumber: 2789245
Rank: 118623

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pitingo   Primary Artist,Jaleos,Palmas
Ivan "Melón" González   Piano
Jorge Cordero   Coros
Devora   Choir, Chorus
Tomasito   Tacon,Palmas
Paco Arrojo   Coros
Yadam González   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Percussion,spanish guitar,Coros,Udu,Venezuelan Cuatro,Guest Appearance
Yuvisney Aguilar   Percussion
Fernando Soto   Jaleos,Palmas
Dani Reus   Choir, Chorus
Fernando Hurtado   Trumpet
Martín Bruhn   Drums
Igor Tukalo   Organ,Piano,Accordion,Melodica
Elena Medina   Coros
Víctor Navarrete   Electric Guitar
Patricia Del Olmo   Coros
Livan Castellano   Coros

Technical Credits

Arsenio Rodríguez   Composer
Gonzalo Roig   Composer
Miguel Matamoros   Composer
Julio Gutierrez   Composer
Osvaldo Farrés   Composer
Carlos Martos   Engineer
Moisés Simóns   Composer
Manuel Corona   Composer
Frank Domínguez   Composer
Pedro Junco   Composer
Yadam González   Arranger,Director
Javier Monteverde   Engineer
Cesar Portillo de la Luz   Composer
José Fernández Diaz   Composer
Víctor Navarrete   Laud

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