Chaquito And The Quedo Brass


I’ll buy any record featuring a sixties blond in bikini and sling-backs on the cover, but thankfully on this occasion the music contained within is pretty sexy too. According to the sleeve notes, “it was Chaquito who scooped the [latin] market in no uncertain manner, [his] fresh and fascinating arrangements that were copied by many other would-be latin bandleaders”. So this mysterious Englishman was a pioneer and innovator of the latin genre? These are the sort of facts you cannot glean from the established historical texts!

Published in: on October 24, 2009 at 7:13 am  Comments (2)  
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  1. Nice cover you have there sir – would have found it’s way into my sopping bag for sure !! Good to see things heading in a weekend-latin frenzy!!

  2. Mr John Gregory would be your man, creator of the legendary ‘Jetstream’ and ‘Jaguar’

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