The Latin Tinge
Sat May 13, 8:00-10:15 pm
The Elsinor Theater, The Elsinor
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  • Personnel
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Latin music has had more influence on American popular culture than any other source outside the United States. From the late 1920s till the end of World War II Latin music moved into the mainstream as American popular song composers incorporated Latin elements into their works and Latin American composers entered the popular song field. Their combined efforts have produced many standard songs that remain favorites to this day – “Perfidia”, “Besame Mucho”, “Adios”, and many others.
Event Personnel
Steve Stone, artistic director & band leader
Shirley Andress, vocalist
Trace Beth Williams, vocalist
Bob Cross, vocalist
Fernell López, vocalist
Frank Kenney, reeds
Steve Owen, reeds
James Phillips, reeds
Dave Bender, trumpet
Tim Clarke, trumpet
Ernie Carbajal, trumpet
Caleb Standafer, trombone
Vicki Brabham, piano
Mark Forrest, guitar, banjo
Nathan Waddell, bass
Alan Tarpinian, drums
(1924) Jacques Charles (fr), Lucienne Boyer (fr), Clifford Grey (en) (w) José Padilla (m)
 La Violetera
(1914) Eduardo Montesinos (sp) (w) José Padilla (m)
 Heat Wave
(1933) As Thousands Cheer Irving Berlin (w/m)
 The Breeze And I
(1940) Al Stillman (en) (w) Ernesto Lecuona (m) [uses melody of Andalucía]
 Casa Loma Stomp
(1931) Gene Gifford (m)
 I'll Take Tallulah
(1942) Ship Ahoy Yip Harburg (w) Burton Lane (m)
 Bésame Mucho
(1940) Consuelo Velázquez (sp), Sunny Skylar (en) (w) Consuelo Velázquez (m)
(1939) Milton Leeds (w) Alberto Domínguez (m)
 Mambo #5
(1949) Dámaso Pérez Prado (m)
 Six Lessons From Madame La Zonga
(1941) James V. Monaco (w) Charles Newman (m)
 Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing In A Hurry
(1942) The Fleet's In Johnny Mercer (w) Victor Schertzinger (m)
(1942) Bob Russell (en), S. K. Russell (en) (w) Ary Barroso (m) [translation of Aquarela do Brasil]

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The Elsinor Theater
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