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Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof
Cal Tjader
Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof
Genres: International Music, Jazz, Pop, Latin Music
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All Artists: Cal Tjader
Title: Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Umvd Labels
Original Release Date: 1/1/1965
Re-Release Date: 8/6/2002
Album Type: Original recording remastered
Genres: International Music, Jazz, Pop, Latin Music
Styles: South & Central America, Brazil, Brazilian Jazz, Cool Jazz, Latin Jazz, Soul-Jazz & Boogaloo, Bebop, Latin Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 731454911122, 0731454911122

CD Reviews

Another classic
James W. Goetsch | Studio City, CA. USA | 08/09/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This one rates up there with "Soul Sauce"; nice, concise, to-the-point tracks. Great grooves and no overproduction with horns and strings. Get it before it disappears again."
Another Tjader Gem
Duncan Reid | San Francisco, California | 01/23/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

""Soul Bird" is great from start to finish so it's hard to choose highlights. There are the irresistible grooves of "Tin Tin Deo" and the curiously titled "Whiffenpoof Song". The former is a different arrangement of Dizzy's original. Tjader originals "Daddy Wong Legs" and "Soul Motion" will get your fingers snapping too. An additional Tjader original, the straight ahead jazz of "The Prophet" shows just how much Tjader could swing. Finally, the exquisite mid tempo "Reza" will put you in a romantic mood. Discover the other gems with open ears. Like other geniuses, Cal Tjader made the very difficult appear easy. Composing, arranging and interpreting at a very high level throughout his legendary career, Tjader is a true one of a kind. Accompanied by his usual cast of stellar musicians including Johnny Rae, Armando Peraza and Terry Hilliard, this record only gets better with listening. Long Live Cal Tjader!"
Soul Bird: Whiffenpoof by Cal Tjader
Ronald K. Phillips | Hayward, CA United States | 12/11/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I still have my 60's LP of this recording and didn't realize until now that a remastered CD is available! This is a wonderful album any Cal Tjader fan will enjoy! Every track is 'special' in some way. You will listen to this CD over and over again. It sounds especially wonderful late on a rainy night...peaceful....calming.....wonderful music."