Rafaelito y su Tumbao’s EP „ Acelera „

Rafaelito y su Tumbao´s EP „ Acelera "

Acelera is the title of the first CD-production of Rafaelito y su Tumbao. A selection of 7 own compositions and arrangements of Rafael Pareja (Rafaelito) with participation of famous names of the worldwide Salsa-scene, like Manolito Simonet and Mario “Mayito” Rivera, and the talented Salsa-musicians of the peruvian scene Juan Canevello, Carlo Supo, Juan Villanueva, just to name a few. This production contains the structures of old cuban Son in tradion of Arsenio Rodriguez, but also those of the New York- Salsa of the 70ies with a fusion of urban beats and flow. Afro-cuban rhythms like Songo, Mambo, Son Montuno, Descarga, also Pilon and Rumba Guaguanco are obviously the rhythmic influences of this discography.

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1.- Acelera 05:41

2.- Ritmo Saoco y Sabor 06:22

3.- Que bueno suena el Tumbao 04:55

4.- La Rumba la traigo yo ( Feat. Manolito Simonet & Ruben Rodriguez ) 05:03

5.- A gozar bailando 05:22

Alle Tracks composed and arranged by Rafael Pareja Ibanez.

Baby Bass, Cuatro Guitar & Chorus : Rafael Pareja.

Voices : Carlos Supo, Alex Quijandria.

Chorus : Carlos Supo, Alex Lima, Juan Carlos Sanchez, Rafael Pareja.

Flow on „ A gozar Bailando : Abuze Style Melgar Heredia.

Flow on „ La Rumba la traigo yo „ : Ruben Rodriguez.

Piano : Juan Villanueva.

Trumpets : Evaristo Creach, Marco Landa.

Bones : Juan Garcia, Tonino Boza.

All Percusion : Juan Canevello.

Recorded at Bambu Records on Lima Peru.

* The track “La rumba la traigo yo” was recorded in Manolito Simonet’s Trabuco Music studios in La Havana, Cuba, executed by musicians from Trabuco with voices and choirs by Ruben & Gabriel Rodriguez with Rafael Pareja on the Baby Bass and Manolito Simonet on the keyboard, on September 2015.