Cartagena! Curro Fuentes & The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound Of Cumbia

Soundway
    • 1. Rosendo Y Su Banda – Me Voy Pa'la Costa
    • 2. Puerto Rico Y Su Combo – La Cumbia Del Pescador
    • 3. Orquesta Sonora Curro – Patuleco
    • 4. Rosendo Martinez Y Su Orquesta – El Alegron
    • 5. Cantina Y Su Combo – Santa Marta Cumbia
    • 6. Lucho Bermudez Y Su Orquesta Sabanera – Arroz Con Coco
    • 7. Orlando Fortich Y Su Orquesta – Yolanda
    • 8. Homera Y Su Combo Con Pacho Galan Y La Sonora Curro – Oye Negra
    • 9. Clodomiro Montes Y El Super Combo Curro – Puerta Rico Zumbando
    • 10. Los Seven Del Swing – Silencio
    • 11. El Gran Romantico Y El Super Combo Curro – Honolulu
    • 12. Crecencio Camacho Y El Super Combo Curro – Sanana En Salsa
    • 13. Clodomiro Montes Y El Super Combo Curro – Traigo Salsa
    • 14. Lolo Orozco Y Su Combo Sabroso – Salsa Sabrosa
    • 15. Lucho Bermudez Y Su Orquesta – Fiesta De Negritos
    • 16. Alez Acosta Y Su Orquesta – La Gozadera
    • 17. Los Seven Del Swing – Celoso
    • 18. Rufo Garrido Y Su Banda – Viejos Tiempos
    • 19. Alex Acosta Y Su Orquesta – Cumbia Del Monte

    Sourced from a period when musicians effortlessly combined the swing of cumbia with the driving bass of salsa, Cartagena! un-wraps a period of musical history seldom heard beyond the tropical coast of South America.

    Compiled by Roberto Gyemant with the help of Colombian resident Will ‘Quantic’ Holland and Miles Cleret, Cartagena! focuses on the extraordinary life and career of Curro Fuentes, the youngest brother of the family responsible for the Discos Fuentes label.

    Cartagena! features 19 tracks and is presented on CD and double gatefold LP, designed by Lewis Heriz. Both CD and LP include detailed liner notes and offer insights from Will Holland’s interview with the late Curro Fuentes.

    People also bought

    Panama!Latin, Calypso And Funk From The Isthmus 1965-75Soundway
    Fantastic new compilation of super-rare latin music from the ever-brilliant Soundway label! Panama connects North and South America and its music reflects...
    • CD£12.99
      Out of stock
    Tumbele!Biguine, Afro and Latin Sounds from The French CaribbeanSoundway
    Another killer compilation of 60's and 70's Biguine, Afro & Latin sounds from the French Caribbean on the brilliant Soundway label! You may be familiar...
    • CD£11.99
      Out of stock
    The World EndsAfro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s NigeriaSoundway
    The World Ends is the latest title from Soundway Records showcasing a wave of guitar driven and psychedelic groups that sprung up in Nigeria during the...
    Jende Ri Palenge CD/DVD/LP Box SetPeople of Palenque - Afro ColombiaSoul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records presents this amazing 3 disc/5LP + dvd Box set Afro-Colombian music and film project made in Colombia. Film-makers/music producers...
    • Deluxe 2×CD+DVD Box Set£14.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    • 5LP + DVD Box Set£19.99
      Out of stock
    • MP3 Release£9.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    TV Sound and ImageBritish Television, Film and Library Composers 1956-80Soul Jazz Records
    The 36 track 2CD album comes with 50-page book featuring text, biographies and photography. It also comes in a limited run two volume double-vinyl super-loud...
    Gozalo!Bugalu Tropical Volume 4Vampi Soul
    Volume 4 of Vampi Soul's successful series of tropical Peruvian music of the 60s. An exciting, spicy mix of musical gems that fill in the link between...
    • 1. Pedro Miguel y sus Maracaibos – Saludo Maracaibo
    • 2. Alfredo Linares y su Sonora, canta Víctor Fuentes – Boogaloo en ambiente
    • 3. El Combo de Pepe, canta Charlie Palomares – Yo traigo boogaloo
    • View full info and tracklisting
    • CD£9.99
      Out of stock
    RobFunky Rob WayAnalog Africa
    Superb reissue of this seventies cosmic Ghanian-funk LP from Rob on Analog Africa! Influenced by American artists Otis Reading, James Brown, Wilson Pickett...
    New York Latin HustleThe Sound of New YorkSoul Jazz Records
    New York’s melting pot of Puerto Rican, Cuban and Afro-American musicians led to stunning culture clashes in the 1960s and 70s when Latin styles mixed...
    • Deluxe 2×CD£12.99
      Out of stock
    Brazil Bossa Beat!Bossa Nova And The Story Of Elenco Records, BrazilSoul Jazz Records
    Following on from our Bossa Nova album and deluxe book (compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker) comes this incredible collection of bossa nova tracks...
    • Deluxe CD£11.99
      Out of stock
    • 2×LP£14.99
      Out of stock
    • MP3 Release£7.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    Invasion Of The Mysteron Killer Sounds in 3-DCompiled by Kevin Martin (The Bug) and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records)Soul Jazz Records
    Kevin Martin (aka The Bug) and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records) have collaborated on a unique project bringing together new, exclusive and in-demand cutting-edge...
    Bossa Nova and the Rise of Brazilian Music In The 1960sAlbumSoul Jazz Records
    This double-CD is a concise guide to the music of bossa nova and comes with an extensive 75-page photographic mini-book with stunning photographs of Brazilian...
    • Deluxe 2×CD£12.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    • MP3 Release£8.99
      Out of stock
    Nu Yorica Roots!The Rise of Latin Music in New York in the 1960sSoul Jazz Records
    New edition of long-out-of-print Soul Jazz bomb of non-stop killer 60s Latin! Comes with extensive sleevenotes charting the rise in Latin music in New...
    • CD£11.99
      Out of stock
    • 2×LP£18.99
      Out of stock
    • MP3 Release£7.99
      Out of stock
     
      Red Bumb BallRare And Unreleased Rocksteady 1966-1968Pressure Sounds
      welcome vinyl repress of a killer rocksteady compilation from pressure sounds, featuring derrick morgan, the viceroys, lloyd & Devon, roland alphonso...
      The Sound Of SiamLeftfield Luk Thung, Jazz & Molam In Thailand 1964-1975Soundway
      As Soundway’s entry point into the Asian music world, 'The Sound of Siam' offers a unique vantage point to the most experimental period in Thai musical...
      • CD£11.99
        Out of stock
      Maynard FergusonPagliacciColumbia
      Double dose of jazz-funk heaven on this excellent vinyl reissue of Columbia’s promo-only release of Maynard Ferguson’s dancefloor masterpieces...
      • 12"£7.99
        Out of stock
      Cedric Im BrooksCedric Im Brooks & The Light of SabaHonest Jon's
      A STUNNING FUSION OF AFRO-BEAT, LATIN, FUNK AND REGGAE! Cedric Im Brooks is an old boy of the Alpha School in Kingston, Jamaica, alongside alumni like...
      • 2×LP£13.99
        Out of stock
      • CD£11.99
        Out of stock
       
        Palenque PalenqueChampeta Criolla & Afro Roots In Colombia 1975-91Soundway
        Another killer Afro-Colombian compilation from Soundway! Boasting twenty one pulsating tracks drawn from the northern coasts of Colombia, ‘Palenque...
        • CD£12.99
          Out of stock
        Cumbia BeatVolume One : Experimental Guitar Driven Tropical Sounds From Peru 1966-1976Vampisoul
        In 1960s Peru, a thrilling and unstoppable style of music is born: Peruvian cumbia, also known as "chicha". Tropical genres such as merengue, guaracha,...
        • CD£21.99
          Out of stock
        • 2×LP£21.99
          Out of stock
        Black Goddess The Soundtrack From Ola Balogun's Film Soundway
        Deep, experimental afro-jazz soundtrack to Ola Balogun’s legendary movie ‘Black Goddess’ from 1978 on Soundway. The film was written...
        • LP£10.99
          Out of stock
        • CD£8.99
          Out of stock
        Ashford & SimpsonDon't Cost You Nothing / Bourgie BourgieWarner Bros
        12" Special Limited Edition with full-length versions of two Ashford & Simpson classics from 1977! 'Don't Cost You Nothing' is a wicked bass-led funk...
        • 12"£6.99
          Out of stock
        BoddikaElectronSwamp81
        Boddika aka Instra:mental's Alex Green is flexing some serious machine muscle on this 12" for Swamp81! Packing some heavyweight aggression 'Electron' is...
        • 12"£7.99
          Out of stock
        Turkish Freakout!Volume 1 - Original 7" Records from TurkeyBouzouki Joe
        Ace compilation of 60's and 70's Turkish psych, funk and rock! Turkey is often referred to as the meeting point between East and West, a statement verified...
        • 2×LP£22.99
          Out of stock
        • CD£14.99
          Out of stock
        GuynamukatAfro Disco Boogie Edits Volume 3Guynamukat
        The third edition bunch of limited edition afro disco boogie edits drops with a value for money 4 tracker EP. A side kicks off with an absolute stonker...
        • 12"£5.99
          Out of stock