La Locomotora Negra

Jazzin' & Dancin' '08

Fresh Sound Records

Ricard Gili, Ferran Cailà (tp), Marc Trepat (tb), Lluis Trepat (as, cl, b-cl), Tomás González (as, ts), Oriol Bordas, Oriol Romani (ts, vib), Toni Gili (ss, ts, g), Angel Molas (bs), Tofol Trepat, Josep Vadell (p), Albert Romaní, Pep Rius (g), Jordi Casanovas (b), Carles Gili (d)

Reference: FSRCD 805

Bar code: 8427328608053

From its very first notes, Jazz has been intimately linked with Dance. People danced, and still dance, behind the marching bands through the streets of New Orleans. In the cabaret clubs of Chicago during the 20s, people danced to the rhythm of the Charleston as well as other dances created by the jazz musicians.

In New York, the big dance hall, especially those in Harlem such as the Savoy Ballroom, attracted hundreds of couples whose dances changed with the rhythm of the great orchestras of the Swing era. Rock & Roll, the Twist, The Madison, Funk music, etc.., are nothing more than the different rhythms that have evolve through the creative talents of black musicians over the last few decades. Our intentions are to remain faithful to the original spirit of Jazz and for that reason the Locomotora Negra regularly plays in places where people are able to dance without restrictions. This record is an example of what the Locomotora Negra plays on such occasions: Jazz, in traditional Swing style, that is warm and straight to the point and whose purpose is an invitation to enjoy and dance.

-La Locomotora Negra


01. When Life Is Easy
02. Nenúfars
03. Bolos Shuffle
04. Lazy River
05. Where Or When
06. The Great Lie
07. Girl Talk
08. County Atmosphere
09. When Sunny Gets Blue
10. Shake It Easy
11. Love Pains
12. Save Your Love For Me
13. Clarinet Strut *
14. After Supper *
15. Lean Baby *

Album details

(*) Bonus Tracks

All sessions recorded in Barcelona, 1982-1995

10,95 €  (tax incl.)

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