Album Remarks & Appraisals:
César Orozco is a prolific Cuban/Venezuelan pianist, composer, music producer, and arranger with an innovative approach of fusion between Venezuelan and Cuban traditional music with jazz. After fourteen years living in Venezuela, Mr. Orozco moved to the US in 2012. While in the States, in addition to his studies he has become a very in-demand pianist in both jazz and Latin-American music. Besides the United States, he has toured in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Scotland, The Netherlands, Colombia, Argentina, and Mexico. He has been part of more than 50 recordings as a guest artist and three solo albums with his project César Orozco & Kamarata Jazz: Son con pajarillo (2007), Orozcojam (2010), which besides receive four nominations, was awarded Best Vocal-Instrumental Album at Cubadisco 2012, the most important event of the Cuban recording industry, and the latest one No limits for tumbao (2015), which features Paquito d'Rivera and Yosvany Terry.
Personnel: César Orozco (piano, Fender Rhodes piano, keyboards); Rodner Padilla (electric bass); Euro Zambrano (drums); Pedrito Martínez (maracas, background vocals); Francisco Vielma (percussion).
Liner Note Author: César Orozco.
Recording information: Freiberg Music Studios, Ardsley, NY; Intune Recording Studios, Adelphi, MD; Lush Recording Studio, NY; Perfection Studios, Boston, MA; Sound Towers Recording Studios, Union City, NJ.
Editor: Dani Cortaza.