LISTEN TO OUR NEW ALBUM
There on the top of the hill humble dwelling in Marín …
Home, bonfire, flame, food, light, knowledge, music, tenderness, love. Our home is that, a place in the memory that (the grandchildren), Roberto and Luis rescue with this salsa project, where the emblem of flavor has the depth of the discharges of the neighborhood, initially in Negro Primer, Marín above, there in San Agustín del Sur, Caracas, Venezuela, at the home of Zoila and Vicente. After that download has assumed new dimensions with this CD, where great friends have joined without hesitation, as they are welcome to the musical house of (Los Quintero)
You who are listening and reading us, you are also welcome to Our home.
The Los Quintero dynasty has deep roots in the Venezuelan salsa culture. Two of these musical monsters, Luisito (timbalero) and Roberto (conguero), cousins, come together to present the Quintero’s Salsa Project and the debut Nuestro Hogar.As a timbalero of one of the most representative groups of salsa of the last times –The Spanish Harlem Orchestra-, Luisito Quintero has made a name for himself as one of the best in his instrument.
Born in the Caracas neighborhood of San Agustín and based in New York, the timbalero has been part of projects such as Cielo y Tierra by flutist Colette Michaan, Art Of Arrangement by trombonist Doug Beavers, Mis Raíces by Osman Antunez, Amores De Un Cantaante by Gabriel C, Pista Libre by Takashi Nakazato, Cuba and Puerto Rico by Isidro Infante, Corason Africano from Cabo Cuba Jazz, La Voz Del Pueblo by Edwin Perez and Fantasy de 3D, among others.
Arrangers like Mauricio Silva, Oscar “Chucky” Cordero, Ronald Quiroz, Taylor Aranguren, Jose Franco Bermudez, Maximo Rodriguez were invited by Luisito.
Estimada Flor, the first single from the album, is a composition by Ilan Chester and vocalized by Oscar Arriaga. Se Que Mientes is an energetic cut that had already been included in the eponymous debut of Luisito Quintero (Sonographic) in Venezuela, on that occasion voiced by Yeci Ramos.
On this occasion the vocals are by Luis Fernando Borja (Guaco). Ronald Borjas sings Nothing Left. Rafael Quintero, Luisito’s uncle, vocalizes Hija Mia, a composition by Mauricio Silva. Chamo Candela, a lilting song with the energy to stop anyone dancing, highlights the vocalist Oscar Arriaga (Los Adolescentes) and the solos of Ricky Gonzalez on piano and Luisito himself on the timpani. Como Va invites Isaac Delgado in the vocal part.
El Chismoso highlights Marcial Isturiz in the vocal part and an insane bow with the participation of Yturvides Vilchez in the trumpet.
Hija Mia presents the voice of Rafael Quintero (Zumbao, RDM). Nuestro Hogar, a composition by Rafael Quintero, is dedicated to the family and neighbors of the San Agustin neighborhood in Caracas with the participation of Jose Mangual Jr.
Chamo Candela is a number written by Alberto Slezynger and dedicated especially to Luisito. It was played by Daiquiri and on this occasion Gustavo Aguado and Luis Fernando Borjas participate.
62 Grammys between Latin and American (Winner and Nominees)
42 Grammy Nominees and more than 23 Prizes .