Cal Tjader Quintet - Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban

Cal Tjader Quintet
Cal Tjader Quintet - Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban
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  • Musician:
    Cal Tjader Quintet
  • Title:
    Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban
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    Label: Fantasy ‎– 3-17
    Type: Vinyl, 10", Album, Mono, Blue Translucent
    Country: US
    Date of released: 1955
    Category: Jazz, Latin
    Style: Afro-Cuban Jazz
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Cal Tjader Quartet Goza
Written-By – Cano*
A2 Cal Tjader Quartet Panchero Mambero
Written-By – Cano*, Rivera*
A3 Cal Tjader Quartet Alegres Congas
Written-By – Hy W. Frumkin
A4 Cal Tjader Quartet Mambo Moderno
Written-By – Richard Wyands
A5 Cal Tjader Quartet Afro Corolombo
Written-By – Tjader*
B1 Cal Tjader Quintet Ritmo Caliente
Written-By – Cano*
B2 Cal Tjader Quintet Mambo Inn
Written-By – Woodlen*, Sampson*, Bauza*
B3 Cal Tjader Quintet Alegres Timbales
Written-By – Tempest W. Storm*
B4 Cal Tjader Quintet Mueve La Cintura
Written-By – Tjader*
B5 Cal Tjader Quintet Bernie's Tune
Written-By – Miller*


  • Bass, Bongos – Al McKibbon
  • Congas [Conga Drums] – Armando Peraza
  • Flute – Jerome Richardson (tracks: B1 to B5)
  • Piano – Eddie Cano (tracks: A1 to A5), Richard Wyands (tracks: B1 to B5)
  • Sleeve Notes – Ralph J. Gleason
  • Timbales – Cal Tjader


Side A recorded March 25, 1954.
Side B recorded March 6, 1954.

Dated "8-54" on lower left of sleeve back.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): F-1511
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): F-1512

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
3-17 Cal Tjader Quintet Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban ‎(10", Album, Mono, Red) Fantasy 3-17 US 1955
FT-1 Cal Tjader Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban ‎(Reel, 2tr Mono, 5" Reel, Album) Fantasy FT-1 US Unknown
3-17 Cal Tjader Quintet Cal Tjader Plays Afro-Cuban ‎(10", Album, Mono, Gre) Fantasy 3-17 US 1955

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