We made 2 albums.

1. GRAMMY® nominee - Live album recorded in New York (Released in 2022)

2. Live/Studio album recorded at US-Mexico border (Released in 2018)

Fandango at the Wall in New York (2022)

GRAMMY® Nominee

Music released by Tiger Turn
1. Bemba Y Tablao
2. Cielito Lindo
3. BeboChicoChuchoTuro
4. El Pijul
5. Fly Away
6. Las Poblanas
7. El Maquech
8. Xalapa Bang!
9. La Bamba
10. Conga Patria

Conga Patria Son Jarocho Collective

Patricio Hidalgo Belli - jarana, vocals, composer
Ramón Gutiérrez Hernández - requinto, vocals, composer
Tacho Utrera - leona, vocals
Fernando Guadarrama Olivera - jarana, vocals, composer
Jorge Francisco Castillo - jarana, vocals
Wendy Cao Romero - jarana, vocals, zapateado

 

Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Arturo O’Farrill - Director, composer, conductor, arranger, piano, keyboard

Saxophones

Roman Filiú, alto

Alexa Tarantino, alto

Ivan Renta, tenor

Alejandro Avilés, tenor

Larry Bustamante, baritone

 

Trumpets

Seneca Black

Jim Seeley 

Bryan Davis

Vitaly Golovnev

 

Trombones

Rafi Malkiel

Frank Cohen 

Abulrahman Rocky Amer

Earl McIntyre, bass trombone

 

Rhythm

Vince Cherico, drums

Bambam Rodriguez, bass

Carlos Maldonado, percussion

Keisel Jiménez, congas

Special Guests

Yaratse Hidalgo, zapateo dancing & dancing

Claudia Valentina, jarana & vocals

Julia del Palacio, zapateo dancing

Jacob Hernández, marimbol

Ernesto Villalobos, violin & vocals

Alberto Villalobos, violin, viola & vocals

Humberto Flores, guitar, vocals

Ina Paris, violin

Leonor Falcon, viola

Marisol Espada, cello

Gabriel Chakarji, piano

Sharon Moe, French horn

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50+ Musicians

Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra are joined by special guest artists and son jarocho stars

30+ Songs

Music from many traditions: Latin jazz, Hip Hop, Classical, World, Broadway, Son Jarocho

5 Sessions

Recorded at the US-Mexico border, at the Casa De La Cultura in Tijuana, and Power Studios in New York

Fandango at the Walll (2018) 1st Disc

Music released by Resilience Music Alliance
1. Welcome to the Tijuana-San Diego Border by Arturo O’Farrill

2. Xalapa Bang!
3. El Maquech
4. Somos Sur
5. El Pijul
6. Amor Sin Fronteras
7. Intro to Conga Patria
8. Conga Patria
9. Invisible Suite: Invisible Cities
10. Invisible Suite: Free Falling Borderless
11. Invisible Suite: Invisible Beings
12. Intro to Fly Away
13. Fly Away
14. Giulia
15. Bemba Y Tablao
16. Identidades Mestizas
17. Cielito Lindo

Fandango at the Wall (2018) 2nd Disc

Music released by Resilience Music Alliance
1. Welcome to the Fandango by Jorge Francisco Castillo

2. El Siquisiri
3. El Cascabel
4. Tabla Rasa
5. Cupido
6. Hummingbird Blues
7. La Bamba
8. Jaiicasosebaim Noone
9. Guanabana
10. Minotauro
11. La Morena
12. El Pájaro Cú
13. Up Against the Wall
14. Las Patronas
15. Son De Las Poblanas
16. Line In The Sand

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Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Arturo O’Farrill - Director, composer, conductor, arranger, piano, keyboard

Rocky Amer - trombone
Gregg August - acoustic bass
Alejandro Aviles - alto and soprano saxophones, flute
Seneca Black - trumpet
Larry Bustamante - baritone saxophone, bass clarinet
Vince Cherico - drums
Frank Cohen - trombone
Bryan Davis - trumpet
Keisel Jimenez - congas, percussion
Chad Lefkowitz-Brown - tenor saxophone, clarinet
Carlos Maldonado - percussion
Rafi Malkiel - trombone
Earl McIntyre - bass trombone
David Neves - trumpet
Ivan Renta - tenor saxophone, flute
James Seeley - trumpet
Alexa Tarantino - alto and soprano saxophones, flute

Special Guests

Rahim AlHaj - oud, vocals, composer
Regina Carter - violin
Akua Dixon - cello
Humberto Flores - guitar, jarana, composer
Mandy Gonzalez - vocals
Jose Gurria-Cardenas - guest conductor, composer
Issa Malluf - percussion
Sahba Motallebi - tar
Antonio Sánchez - composer, drums
Sourena Sefati - santur
Kabir Sehgal - bass, leona, vocals, percussion, composer, arranger
Ana Tijoux - vocals, composer
Alberto Villalobos - violin, viola, vocals, composer
Ernesto Villalobos - violin, vocals, composer
Luis Villalobos - violin, vocals, composer

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Son Jarocho Artists

Patricio Hidalgo Belli - jarana, vocals, composer
Ramón Gutiérrez Hernández - requinto, vocals, composer
Tacho Utrera -  leona, vocals
Fernando Guadarrama Olivera - jarana, vocals, composer
Jorge Francisco Castillo - jarana, vocals
Wendy Cao Romero - jarana, vocals, zapateado
Martha Vega Hernandez - zapateado
Jacob Hernandez - marimbol
Citlali Maribel Canales - vocals, zapateado
Alfredo Herrera (Godo) - percussion, vocals
Padi Jackson - vocals, zapateado
Eduardo Castellanos - jarana, vocals
Minerva Alejandra Velez - zapateado
Gabriel Garcia - tres cubano
Zenen Zeferino - jarana, vocals
Claudia Montes - jarana, vocals
Julia del Palacio - zapateado
Sergio Ramirez - guitar, jarana

Guest Artists

Livio Almeida - tenor sax, flute
Scott Englebright - trumpet
Sharon Moe - french horn
Maulik Zaveri - tablas

Chorus
Cenzontle Ensamble Escénico Vocal, Sistema AUKA del ICBC
Young People’s Chorus of New York City

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Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guests record in the Power Station Studio in June 2018

Production Details

Producers: Kabir Sehgal, Rafa Sardina, Doug Davis
Co-Producers: Jorge Francisco Castillo, Douglas Brinkley