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In Session

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In Session

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Sony Music, TropiJazz
genre:
World, Jazz

We gave it a B-

This is not Puente’s regular Latin Jazz Ensemble, but rather an all-star nonet, each of whose members (including Mongo Santamaria, Dave Valentin, and Hilton Ruiz) is an accomplished leader in his own right. There’s a good-time feeling on this casual, amiable, and often rather obvious set. These are guys who can play well without really trying-and for most of the CD, In Session, they seem to be doing just that. B-

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