Concha Buika & Chucho Valdes - El Ultimo Trago (2009) MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 12 Tracks | 45:27 | 115 MB Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Latin Jazz, Flamenco | Label: Warner Music
"The pairing of Afro-Majorcan vocalist Concha Buika & Afro-Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés has apparently been a long time coming. But they are here together on this lovely recording, featuring songs from a wide variety of composers, in a h&ful of duets, or with the Valdés' b& backing them. El Ultimo Trago -- translated as "The Last Drink" -- is as much a tribute to Mexican singer Chavela Vargas, a major influence on Buika. She's a passionate singer with a dusky, slightly raspy, thin, & gritty voice, but she sure can belt out a song like a great blues singer, or Cape Verdean contemporary Césaria Evora. While coming from the l& of flamenco, this music retains the son quality of Afro-Cuban music, in great part due to the professional expertise Valdés adds to the musical arrangements, not necessarily the lyric content..."
01. Soledad 02. Sombras 03. Las Cuidades 04. De Olvido 05. El &ariego 06. En El Ultimo Trago 07. Se Me Hizo Facil 08. Un Mundo Raro 09. Las Simples Cosas 10. Somos 11. Luz De Luna 12. Vamonos
Double Bass - Lázaro Rivero Alarcón Drums - Juan Carlos Rojas Castro Guitar - Javier Limón Percussion - Yaroldy Abreu Robles Piano, Arranged By - Chucho Valdés Trumpet - Carlos Sarduy Voice - Concha Buika