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Album · 1997 · 12 Songs. El Trombon Majadero Generoso Jimenez.
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By that time, Cuba had already weathered the revolution, the missile crisis, and sweeping reforms throughout the music industry, yet El Trombón Majadero draws heavily on the whimsical and glamorous style of the great orchestras of pre-Revolutionary Cuba. The album titles translates loosely to "the naughty trombone," so it's not surprising that the album focuses as much on lighthearted arrangements and compositions as it does on Jiménez's mastery of his instrument.
Generoso Tojo Jimenez (July 17, 1917 in Cruces, Cuba - September 15, 2007 in Coral Gables, Florida) was a famous Cuban trombone player and a pioneer of Cuban popular music. He was also the trombonist for the legendary Cuban bandleader and singer, Beny More. In 1939, together with flutist, Efrain Loyola and violinist, Gilberto de la Rosa, founded the Orquesta Ritmica. He initially stayed in Cuba after Fidel Castro took over the government in 1959 and recorded in 1965 El Trombon Majadero, considered a classic in Cuban music.
Trombón Majadero/Ritmo. Jimenez Generoso 11/4/1997. This album is actually a re-release of a recording by trombonist Generoso "El Tojo" Jiménez and his orchestra in Havana's famous EGREM Studios in late 1965. By that time, Cuba had already weathered the revolution, the missile crisis, and sweeping reforms throughout the music industry, yet El Trombón Majadero draws heavily on the whimsical and glamorous style of the great orchestras of pre-Revolutionary Cuba.
Generoso "Tojo" Jiménez – Trombón Majadero + Ritmo. Label: Malanga Music – MM 804. Format: CD, Compilation. Tracks 1-12: Trombón Majedero (1965) Egrem LD-3243 Tracks 13-23: Ritmo (1960), Kubaney167. Packaged in a gatefold digipak style sleeve and includes a 20 page booklet.
He initially stayed in Cuba after Fidel Castro took over the government in 1959 and recorded in 1965 El Trombon Majadero, considered a classic in Cuban music. He later fell out of favor with the Cuban government and stopped playing the trombone and became a roaming street vendor. In 2003, he was allowed to attend the Grammy ceremony in New York City where one of his records had been nominated. A few months later he returned to the United States and remained.
Artist: Generoso "El Tojo" Jiménez Genre: World Release Date: 05/15/2007 Label: Malanga Music Catalog Number: MM804 Recording: Studio Length: 01:14:39 Format: CD. Dig-Deeper. El Trombón Majadero, Ritmo (CD) Generoso "El Tojo" Jiménez. Arturo Sandoval & His Group (CD) Arturo Sandoval. Generoso "El Tojo" Jiménez. 2. Descarga Solfeando. 3. Jaky Kyjiménez, Generoso.
Generoso Jiménez García (July 17, 1917 – September 15, 2007), commonly known as Tojo, was a Cuban trombonist, bandleader and arranger. He was a member of Beny Moré's Banda Gigante and a frequent collaborator of musicians in the descarga scene such as Cachao. Producer Nat Chediak described Tojo as "the father of the creole trombone". In 1939, together with flautist Efraín Loyola and violinist Gilberto La Rosa, he founded the Orquesta Rítmica
Generoso Jiménez "Tojo" Y Su Orquesta Trombón Majadero. Generoso Jiménez "Tojo" Y Su Orquesta Las Pilanderas. Generoso Jiménez "Tojo" Y Su Orquesta El Torrente. Orq. Generoso (Tojo) Jimenez El Contrabajo Fantasma (1969). Generoso Jiménez "Tojo" Y Su Orquesta Descarga Solfeando. Generoso "Tojo" Jiménez Triana. Generoso Jiménez "Tojo" Y Su Orquesta Uno, Dos Y Tres.
|4||La Rosa Roja||3:23|
|6||Ya No Me Quieres||3:02|
|9||La Vieja Rosa||3:33|
|10||Uno, Dos Y Tres||3:09|
|11||Llegaron Del Otro Mundo||3:01|
|12||El Contrabajo Fantasma||3:42|
|14||A La Bahia De Manzanillo||4:08|
|16||Sueño De Amor||3:10|
|21||El Tambor De La Alegria||2:52|
|22||La Bella Cubana||4:32|
|23||Besitos De Coco||2:40|
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