Fri, April 19, 2013
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Raquel Bitton at Yoshis Sf at The Additon
HAVANA MEETS PARIS
CD LAUNCH CONCERT
"RHYTHM OF THE HEART"
“RHYTHM OF THE HEART”
Havana meets Paris – imagine the sensuality and passion of this melding of two romantic worlds!
Accompanied by a 18 piece Orchestra led by the hottest Afro-Cuban Band and including members of the San Francisco Symphony, RAQUEL BITTON sings in French Sambas, Bossa Novas , Chachas, Merengue ,Danzon , Tangos, Milongas and Boleros of legendary Latin singer Tino Rossi.
This recording is co- Produced and engineered by 11x Grammy award winner Rafa Sardina.
“RHYTHM OF THE HEART” features the great Virtuoso Ramon Stagnaro on acoustic Guitar (Andrea Bocelli,Enrique Iglesias) , Rebeca Mauleon on Piano (Santana, Cachao,).
The Afro-Cuban Rhythm section is led by Carlos del Puerto Jr.(Bass)(Alejandro Sanz,Arturo Sandoval ), Jimmy Branly(Drums) Rubalcaba, Chucho Valdez, Cuban Timbalists Orestes Vilato ( Celia Cruz , Rubén Blades), Jesus Diaz (Tito Puente, Pete Escovedo …) .
The CD cover illustration is by award winning Martin French ( Los Lobos, The Chronicle of Narnia).
The mastering was done by BOB LANZNER ( Michael Jackson, Bobby Caldwell..)
The Additon, 1330 Fillmore Street