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Mike Freeman ZonaVibe
VOF Recordings, 2012
CD playing time 54 minutes
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#26 July 30, 2012
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#9 July 20, 2012
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So Long, Just Walking
Vibe Descarga y Voz
Marking Mike's fifth recording as a leader,
The Vibesman thrives on its multicultural beat.
Grounded in jazz, Latin jazz, and salsa, Mike offers a
unique group sound through his music, playing, and
instrumentation. Along with the vibes, the group features
Papo Pepin (who has recorded and performed with many
of the greatest musicians in the history of Mambo/Salsa
Harry Adorno on timbales (a fixture on the New York
salsa scene); and bassist
Ruben Rodriguez (who has performed and recorded with
numerous Latin legends, as well as top-name jazz and pop
groups). The fabric of the music here is bolstered by the
Mauricio Smith Jr. and the tenor saxophone of
Jim Gailloreto. For the surprise grand finale, Mike
is joined by highly regarded salsa singer and longtime
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