Risa Negra

Arturo O'Farrill - Risa Negra

Tracklist

1. One Adam 12 Mambo

2. Goat Check
3. Blue State Blues

4. The Darkness is My Closest Friend
5. No Way Off
6. Crazy Chicken
7. Tabla Rasa: El Salon Cubano
8. Tabla Rasa: Tintal Tintal Deo
9. Ceviche

10. Alisonia


 

HONORS

Named one of top jazz albums of 2009 by The Wall Street Journal and The Village Voice

 

PERSONNEL

Recorded April 12-13, 2009 at Peter Karl Studios, Brooklyn, NY.

 

Producer: Arturo O’Farrill

Assistant Producer: Eric Oberstein

 

Executive Producers: Alison Deane, Joachim “Jochen” Becker

 

Recording Engineer: Peter Karl

Mixing: Peter Karl, Arturo O’Farrill & Eric Oberstein at Peter Karl Studios, Brooklyn, NY.

Mastering: Peter Karl

 

Arturo O’Farrill – piano, Fender Rhodes piano

Jim Seeley – trumpet (all tracks except 6, 10)

David Bixler – alto sax (all tracks except 3, 6-8, 10)

Boris Koslov – acoustic & electric bass (all tracks except 6-8, 10)

Vince Cherico – drums (all tracks except 6, 10)

Roland Guerrero – percussion (all tracks except 9, 10)

 

with

 

Heather Martin Bixler – violin (7, 8)

Alison Deane – piano (5, 7, 8)

Adam O’Farrill – trumpet (6)

Zack O’Farrill – trumpet (6)

Ivan Renta – tenor sax (3, 6)

Ricardo Rodriguez – acoustic bass (3, 6-8)

Badal Roy – tablas (7, 8)

Cecilia Tenconi – flute (7, 8)


 
Artist
Arturo O'Farrill
Release Date

October 13, 2009

Type
Album
Role
Assistant Producer
Label
ZOHO Music
About This Project

On his fifth ZOHO CD, Arturo O’Farrill introduces his multicultural sextet and guests from the Caribbean, Midwest, Latin America, Russia, and India. Features guest performances by several family members, including O’Farrill’s 14-year-old son Adam, who performed in front of First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House in June 2009. Other guest performers include the legendary Indian tabla player and vocalist Badal Roy, who performed on several of Miles Davis famous electric fusion recordings in the 1970s.


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