Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, 1959
This piece is one of many examples of the enormous and unheralded impact Latin music had on American popular music and jazz. This is what people were listening to before the Beatles and the Cuban embargo: the Horace Silver Quintet at the top of its hard bop game.
Horace Silver, piano
Junior Cook, tenor saxophone
Blue Mitchell, trumpet
Gene Taylor, double bass
Louis Hayes, drums
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