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Master Session 2
Cachao
Master Session 2
Genres: World Music, Latin Music
 
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All Artists: Cachao
Title: Master Session 2
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Sony
Original Release Date: 10/3/1995
Release Date: 10/3/1995
Genres: World Music, Latin Music
Styles: Caribbean & Cuba, Cuba, Latin Pop, Tropical, Salsa
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 074646731925

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Better than Volume I
Andy Orrock | Dallas, TX | 10/10/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Usually, when you pick up a CD by Artist X emblazoned with "Volume II," you expect: okay, here are the tunes that weren't good enough to make the first cut, and since the first CD was a success and we've already got these additional tunes in the can, let's make a few more bucks off this deal.Thankfully, this is far from the truth with Cuban bassist Israel Lopez, a.k.a. 'Cachao,' producer Andy Garcia (yes, *that* Andy Garcia), and executive producer Emilio Estevez, Jr. While I never really connected with Volume I, this 1995 release of Volume II is something I have played over and over and over again. That's really saying something about the quality of Vol. II, since Vol. I was, after all, nothing short of a Grammy award-winning release.Unluckily, this CD came out right around the same time as almost simultaneous releases from Buena Vista Social Club, Afro-Cuban All-Stars, and pianist Ruben Gonzalez. So Cachao, Vol. II got a little buried in the wave of publicity that accompanied all that. But the good news for the hundreds of thousands - if not millions - of fans of those releases is what a surprise you have waiting for you with Cachao, Master Sessions Vol. II. It's the perfect background music for your next little get-together."
Absolutely marvelous
sexyfish@msn.com | Chicago | 09/27/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"As a latina woman, Cachao brings us back to our roots. Africa. He incorporates everything from heavy percussions to african chants. It makes you want to dance, dance, dance!!!!!!!!!!"
Quite simply, a genuis
Andy Orrock | 09/04/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I am hardly an expert, and only know what I enjoy; but it is quite cleat that Cachao has great musical imagination. Is that Cuban klezmer on the opening track?"