Discography to Sacred Roots of A People's Music

— compiled by Kim D. Hunter

The Jazz Afro Latin Connection:

Dizzy Gillespie – “Manteca Suite” (the full 17-min. suite, not the 3.5 min. reduced version)
Lee Morgan – “Mr. Kenyatta” (from Search for the New Land)
Horace Silver – “Que Pasa” (from Song for My Father)
Jelly Roll Morton – “St. Louis Blues”
Chano Pozo – virtually any recording

R&B with an Afro Latin Twist (single tracks):

Ray Charles – “Unchain My Heart”
Barrett Strong – “Money”
The Miracles – “Way Over There”
Bo Diddley – “Bo Diddley”

Quintessential Salsa:

Fania Allstars –  Live (several volumes)
Eddie Palmieri –  Palmas
Celia Cruz and Willie Colon – The Winners – only they could have made this album!

Son:

Arsenio Rodriguez – (tracks)  “El Reloj de Pastora,” “No Me llores”
Various Artists – Cuban Counterpoint: A History of the Son Montuno
Various Artists – Sabroso: Havana Hits

Afro Latin Root:

Los Muñequitos de Matanzas – Vacunao
Afro Cuba de Matanzas – Cuba in Washington
Jayne Cortez – “I See Chano Pozo” (track)

Rai (Algerian party music):

Khaled – King of Rai

Video Online:

Los Muñequitos de Matanzas @ Tumbaito http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT__SOqy4ME&feature=related

ATC 146, May-June 2010

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