DJ Asma

DJ Asma

A Montreal native with West-African roots, Antoine started developing a love for records when his father passed his collection of French, African, Caribbean and Brazilian classics onto him. Ever since, the collector turned selector has spent countless hours in musky basements both here and abroad (Dakar, Lima, Paris, Quito, Rio) in the never-ending search for the perfect beat!

Tribute Mixes

Tribute to Cal Tjader – Selected & Mixed by DJ ASMA

Jazz Latin

Cal Tjader was one of the hardest working musicians in Jazz who mastered countless instruments and rose through the ranks working with Verdadero Cuban and Afro-Latin musicians, deviating from the popular Exotica style of the times.

When he finally came into his own in the Verve/Fantasy years, his creative talent was matched with sublime audio engineering delivering a crisp and unique sound. From the extended bongo rhythms to the soothing sounds of the vibraphone, Cal was a visionary who managed to bring a new attention to Latin music without compromise. The epitome of Latin Jazz can be discovered through this tribute mix to the Master Tjader.

TRACKLIST

HipWalk
Los Bandidos
Song of the Yellow River
Lucero
Pauneto’s Point
Sonido Nuevo
Cubano Chant
Viva Cespeda
Big Noise from Winnetka
Reza
Afro-Blue
Eye of the Devil
Morning Mist
What Are You Doing The Rest of Your Life

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