Las Chicas: The Latin Rhythm Band
Las Chicas is an all-female Latin Rhythm Band (La Banda del Ritmo Latino). Listen as they perform American Carnival, featuring some classic Latin American hits.
In the 1940s and 1950s, spectacles of astonishing "Latin Rhythm" were highly favored in the music world. This album captures these classic sounds and rhythm, only found in truly great musicians like Las Chicas.
This collection is a fascinating re-creation of beautiful melodies by renowned artists of outstanding creativity from a bygone age. Included are songs of nostalgia, of recent vintage, and of classical origin. These are songs of tradition, songs born on the stage and in Tin Pan Alley.
Throughout the album, the all-star vocalist, percussionists, pianist, and bassist, communicate their own sweet sound and unleash special rhythm effects that are hallmarks of their profession.