Track Listing 1. Milestones
4. Watermelon Man
5. A Ernesto
8. Kavaklari Cubano
9. Just Another Guajira
Detailed Description / Musicians Musicians: Mark Weinstein - Concert, alto and bass flute
Axel Tosca Laugart - Piano
Panagiotis Andreou - Electric bass and vocals
Mauricio Herrera - Drums, timbales
Ogduardo Diaz - Bongos, bata
Pedrito Martinez - Congas, timbales, bata, percussion
Description: Mark Weinstein brings together the best of the new generation Cuban Latin jazz musicians in a feast of rhythm and virtuosity. Their remake of "Watermelon Man" sets a new standard for the classic composition. Burning originals feature the drummers led by Pedrito Martinez and the young piano giant Axel Tosca Laugart, who has to be heard to be believed. Jazz fans, World Music aficionados, and anyone who loves to groove - Timbasa will move your soul-your mind-your feet!
Jazz Flutist plays World based Jazz and Post-Bebop with world-class musicians rooted in Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, African, Jewish and Indian traditions. A Latin Jazz innovator, Mark was among the first jazz musicians to record with traditional Cuban rhythm sections. His signature album, Cuban Roots, released in 1967 is a classic with Mark on trombone and Chick Corea on piano in an epic making statement that transformed Latin Jazz. His recent recordings include such notables as Cuban pianist Omar Sosa, Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo, percussionists Francisco Aguabella, Cyro Baptista and Pedrito Martinez, bassists Santi Debriano, Nilson Mata and Mike Richmond as well as guitarists Jean Paul Bourelly, Vic Juris, Brad Shepik and Ed Cherry and drummers Cindy Blackman, Paulo Braga and Cecil Brooks III.