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Hijos Del Sol (Children of the Sun)
Viva Quetzal
Hijos Del Sol (Children of the Sun)
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Jazz, Pop, Latin Music
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All Artists: Viva Quetzal
Title: Hijos Del Sol (Children of the Sun)
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Signature Sounds
Release Date: 5/19/1998
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Jazz, Pop, Latin Music
Styles: World Dance, Caribbean & Cuba, Cuba, South & Central America, Jazz Fusion, Latin Jazz, Latin Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 701237124520

CD Reviews

Music, Love, Art, Passion, South America's best
(5 out of 5 stars)

"If you have ever heard the Gypsy Kings, Inti Illimani, Santana or Sol y Canto, you will realize that all of these bands pale in comparison to the uplifting energy and power of this masterfull band. Viva Quetzal has truly developed a new sound, which they can brand as their very own. You may probably wonder, how many times you've heard something like this been said of very many bands?. Yet, this is true about the incredible world-sound of Quetzal. Take a chance and get to know what good music writing and performing is all about. The first three tracks of the album: TARAPACA, SAYA MESTIZA AND HIJOS DEL SOL are a testament to the artistry of Quetzal. The real killer of this album though is IN THE KINDOM OF THE CONDORS, what a creative, solid and amazing composition! Mixing the pipes with electric guitar and sax for leads, all over a pillow of strings and off-beat druming was a piece of mastery. The only low point of the album is the song titled PEACE. Stick to your own music guys!, leave alone over-done, uncreative, boring jazz tunes for the rest, you're much better than that. For sure, a must own for any serious music lover!!!!, Do you have any other recordings???"
Fresh winds from the South!
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I must say after listening to the three CD's that I am absolutely impressed ! I didn't expect to hear something that good. It is difficult to find a lot of positive words in English, but I am impressed This is the best I have heard since a long time! I wouldn't call your style pure "andean folklore", "andean folklore" in the context of what we know as the andean "native" music, because you have intergrated a lot of latin style/jazz into your music and the context of your style is latin/african/european. Andean folklore was and still is in it's original content, music played at fiestas in the high andes, and also usually they have musicians and one man bands who play when people are working at the fields, in funerals, and in childbirhts and a lot of other reasons for celebrations or sorrows of everyday andean life. Any way, you managed to intergrate a lot of the old from both tradisionally andean and modern rhythm into a new more "spiced" order, and the use of the andean wind instruments add a certain touch to it that is good to listen to, and your cd's are certainly worth to own! I haven't heard anything so good since the days of Los Jaivas. The basic andean breat continued into a fresh modern style are absolutelly perfect. You have integrated a numerous list of styles into one fusion and this sounds great!"
My uncle is the coolest!!
BIG FAN | 10/19/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Being of latin ethnicity, hearing true south american music is awesome, i guess i am prejudice too because my uncle roberto is in the band!! I love you guys and what you stand for!!"