Latin Kaleidoscope

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Latin Kaleidoscope
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Studio album by
Released1968
RecordedAugust 28 & 29, 1968
StudioLindström Studios, Cologne, Germany
GenreJazz
LabelMPS
MPS 15 213
ProducerGigi Campi
Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band chronology
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(1968)
Latin Kaleidoscope
(1968)
Fellini 712
(1969)
Prestige Records cover
Latin Kaleidoscope (Prestige).jpg

Latin Kaleidoscope is an album by the Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band featuring performances recorded in Germany in 1968 and released on the MPS label in Europe and also released in the US on Prestige Records.[1][2][3][4][5]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[6]

AllMusic awarded the album 3 stars.[6] On All About Jazz, Douglas Payne said "Latin Kaleidoscope is comprised of two suites that are more traditionally Latinate, with the band swinging on well-written parts to a panoply of well-used percussion elements".[7]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Francy Boland except where noted.

  1. "Un Graso de Areia" (Gary McFarland) - 4:57
  2. "Duas Rosas" (McFarland) - 2:20
  3. "A Rosa Negra" (McFarland) - 1:57
  4. "Uma Fita de Tres Cores" - 4:47
  5. "Olhos Negros" (McFarland) - 4:00
  6. "Ramo de Flores" (McFarland) - 2:00
  7. "Fiebre Cuban" - 2:25
  8. "Mambo de las Brujas" - 4:09
  9. "Strano Sueno" - 4:00
  10. "Cara Bruja" - 2:06
  11. "Crespusculo y Aurora" - 6:47

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Payne, D., The Clarke-Boland Big Band discography accessed October 14, 2015
  2. ^ MPS/SABA Records listing, accessed October 14, 2015
  3. ^ Prestige Records Catalog: 7700 series, accessed October 14, 2015
  4. ^ Dusko Gojkovic discography, accessed September 20, 2016
  5. ^ Bigband Paradise album entry accessed September 20, 2016
  6. ^ a b Allmusic listing, accessed October 14, 2015
  7. ^ Payne, D., The Clarke-Boland Big Band: Three Latin Adventures, All About Jazz, March 1, 1998