Issue 19


Joe Bataan is a New York legend in salsa, boogaloo/soul, disco, and even hip-hop circles for his numerous contributions. New York’s DJ Red Alert has also made a name for himself for his own formidable hip-hop contributions. Born from a massive musical scene in Brazil, Azymuth continues to influence bands abroad.

  • re:Discovery Roberto Roena y su Apollo Sound, Arsenio Rodriguez, Aldemaro Romero and His Onda Nueva, Tito Puente, La Protesta with Tony Pabon
  • In Memoriam: Arif Mardin (1932-2006), Rufus Harley (1936-2006)
  • Pace Relations Electronic Beats Link Sly Stone and J.J. Cale
  • Finger Painting Guitarist Calvin Keys Plays with a Full Palette
  • Other Directions Strange Fruit Project Reveals a Different Side to the South
  • Salsa Dura Now! Percussionist Edwin Bonilla Works Hard to Move Bodies
  • Indian Summer The Everyday Heat of Salsa Juggernaut
  • Cali Cartel In the ’70s, Colombian Music Flowed From the Country to Hooked Dance Floors
  • Crazy Samba Celebrated Brazilian Trio Azymuth Reaches New Musical Horizons
  • Boogaloo Bad Boy Joe Bataan Went From Running the Streets to Ruling the Charts
  • Big Idea Gigi Campi Produced Rarely Heard Classics with the Kenny Clark-Francy Boland Big Band
  • It was Something He Said The Albums of Richard Pryor
  • Sovereign State South African Trumpeter Hugh Masekela Blows for Self
  • Medicine Man Musical Innovator Dr. Alimantado Dissects His Reggae Roots
  • Back to the Future New York’s Kool DJ Red Alert Transports Listeners to Another Dimension
  • Get Your Life The History of Baltimore Club

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  1. […] Wax Poetics offers bonus interview coverage of Latin icon Joe Bataan. Read the Bataan feature in Issue 19. […]

    Joe Bataan: Bonus Round « Wax Poetics
  2. […] “Latin Strut,” and “Aftershower Funk.” Read our Joe Bataan feature in Issue 19.   […]

    Joe Bataan Salsoul (Mericana) 1973 « Wax Poetics
  3. […] and Hyde doing “Rap-O Clap-O,” but “they never showed up to the session,” Bataan says in Issue 19, “left me there with the studio bill and the musicians. So I said, ‘Well, gee, what is […]

    Joe Bataan Mestizo (Salsoul) 1980 « Wax Poetics
  4. […] CAMPI, G., Liner notes of ‘Out Of The Background’, SABA 15137, 1967. 2 PARRY, F., Big Idea, article in Wax Poetics °19, November 2006. 3 BEHRENDT, J.E., Liner notes of ‘Sax No End’, SABA 15138, 1967. 4 PARRY, F., Big Idea, […]

    Laid Back » A Tribute to Gigi Campi (1928 – 2010)

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