Bembé (album)

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Bembé
A recording of the songs and rhythms of ten Orishas (Deities) of Santeria in New York.
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Studio album by
Released1986
Recorded1985
LabelAmerican Clave (AMCL 1004)
ProducerKip Hanrahan

Bembé is a headway voice/percussion album by Milton Cardona.[1] The album contains a recording by Kip Hanrahan of Eya Aranla performing a full Santería ceremony.[2]

Critical Reception[edit]

The New York Times described the album as "an album with the crisp detail of a pop studio recording."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Salute to Elegua"1:09
2."Elegua"3:54
3."Ogu'n"3:03
4."Ochosi"2:26
5."Ebioso"2:29
6."Babalu Aye"3:52
7."Obatala"4:28
8."Chango"5:13
9."Yemaya"5:51
10."Ochu'n"4:12
11."Odudua"2:31
12."Elegua"2:03

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bembé: American Clave
  2. ^ a b Pareles, Jon (26 September 2014). "Milton Cardona, Keeper of New York Salsa's Beat, Dies at 69 (Published 2014)". The New York Times. Retrieved 14 December 2020.