OSCAR ALEMÁN: Vida Con Swing (documental 2002)

Oscar Marcelo Alemán (February 20, 1909 – October 14, 1980) was an Argentinian jazz multi instrumentalist, guitarist, singer, and dancer. Alemán was born in Machagai, Chaco Province, in northern Argentina. He was the fourth child of seven born to pianist Marcela Pereira, a native Argentine, and Jorge Alemán Morales, of Uruguayan descent, who played guitar… Continue lendo OSCAR ALEMÁN: Vida Con Swing (documental 2002)

Caravan (1952) – DUKE ELLINGTON

This is Ellington’s definitive filmed performance of Caravan. It was made by Snader Telescriptions, a company that provided material to TV stations to fill out their broadcast day. High-note trumpeter Cat Anderson provides an introduction; Juan Tizol renders the melody; clarinetist Jimmy Hamilton takes the second chorus; violinist Ray Nance the third; and Juan Tizol the… Continue lendo Caravan (1952) – DUKE ELLINGTON

Harlem Nocturne – DUKE ELLINGTON

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIkekMoEQY4 Metáfora del vientoque rima en la penumbradel corazón bohemio.Voluptuoso y nostálgico,su música en sordinadeleita los sentidoscon su sensual acento. Es bruna melancolía,pero también es llamaque nos enciende lenta…Y su son desentrañatonadas insondablesque llegan tamizadaspor el velo del Tiempo. El Blues es su alma,que aflora en la mareade recuerdos dolientes,y entrega la cadenciadel dolor, de… Continue lendo Harlem Nocturne – DUKE ELLINGTON

The Platinum Collection – Oscar Alemán

Oscar Marcelo Alemán (February 20, 1909 – October 14, 1980) was an Argentine jazz guitarist, singer, and dancer. At the age of six, Alemán joined the family ensemble, the Moreira Sextet, and played the cavaquinho, a chordophone related to the ukulele, before taking up the guitar. The group travelled to Buenos Aires to perform at… Continue lendo The Platinum Collection – Oscar Alemán