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Ryan Sarno
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Ryan Sarno I'm happy this short collection of Diaz's breakneck calypso jazz is released on Bandcamp. I've passed on the nowoutofprint 10" twice in the past and regretted it. Favorite track: Taboo.
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wonderdog Great fun. Very hard to keep one's body still.
Jean-Paul DuQuette
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Jean-Paul DuQuette Love this to death. Fans of the Squirrel Nut Zippers should take note. Favorite track: Taboo.
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This four track EP sees Soundway head to Trindad for 4 orginal 1950s instrumental calypso recording from Cyril Diaz who became renowned for the “rich and smooth tone” of his tenor sax playing. On this EP Soundway presents four of his tracks including the traditional Cuban standard ‘Tabu’, the Haitian inspired ‘Voodoo’ and ‘Serenal’ with it’s alternate version ‘Chive Soup Merengie’ both derived from Trinidad’s Latin music tradition; parang.

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released March 14, 2011

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Soundway Records UK

"Simply put, England's Soundway label equals quality. " Pitchfork

Founded in 2002 by English DJ and Producer Miles Cleret, Soundway Records has released a number of critically acclaimed compilation albums and re-issues of African, Caribbean, Latin and Asian music from the 1950s-80s.

Since 2012, the label has also begun to issue original contemporary releases from around the world.
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