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Dorance Lorza & Sexteto Café

10 Years Of Salsa (OS6)
Import CD (International SLIC010), Released 2008;
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The year after relocating to London in 1995 from his native Cali in Colombia, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer Dorancé Lorza organised Sexteto Café with a line-up inspired by the great vibes-led Latin combos of the '50s and '60s, such as the Joe Cuba Sextet and New Swing Sextet. In Cali, Colombia's third largest city and self-styled "world capital of salsa", he led his own highly successful group Renacer Antillano between 1983 and 1989. During the 1990s he worked on many Colombian salsa productions as a performer, arranger or producer, or all three, by such key names as Kike Harvey, Santiago Ceron, Los Niches, Los Del Caney, Los Titanes, Los Nemus del Pacifico, Fruko y sus Tesos, Conjunto Son del Barrio, Proyecto Omega and Cali Aleman, among others.
...Hand-picked by Dorancé, 10 Years of Salsa compiles material recorded by Sexteto Café between 1994 and 2003, 10 tracks of which first appeared on the albums Café Salsa (PCP Records, 1997) and Salsa Pa' Ti (Candela, 2004); the remaining six cuts are drawn from the "lost" 2000 album Latin DNA. The set opens with "El Chontaduro y Borojo", a folkloric tune about two fruits that grow in Colombia's Pacific region revived by Lilián Rosero. Dorancé's arrangement breaks up the traditional salsa structure and injects elements of cumbia, Colombia's national rhythm. Supplying the lead vocals is Sandro Barragán, who recorded with Sarabanda, Los Niches and Octava Dimensión, singing on their 1988 hit "Mentiras". It was one of nine tracks Dorancé recorded in Cali in 1994 issued three years later as Sexteto Café's debut album Café Salsa. The subsequent Latin DNA and Salsa Pa' Ti projects were made in London.
...Over the 1999 Christmas period I was invited to predict who I thought would be the most influential Latin producers, musicians and key players for the coming decade. I included Dorancé in my shortlist of three names. I am looking forward to 10 Years of Salsa becoming part of the evidence to vindicate my forecast.
Highly Recommended. (John Child, 2014-10-29)
Song titles include:
El Chontaduro Y Borojo 4:17
El Titere 3:08
Verdad Amarga 4:24
La Runidera 4:36
Once Upon A Time...There Was A Story 5:41
Guaguanco En Mi Barrio 3:41
Arriving At 9# 3:53
Mango Mangue 4:36
Step One 4:25
El Negro Bembon 5:04
Mambo City 4:43
Sabroso 5:11
Lullaby For A Queen 5:56
La Chica De La Minifalda 4:01
Circles Of Time 5:14
El Gloton 4:01
Category: Salsa/Son => Salsa
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