Federico Britos - Voyage (2010)

Federico Britos - Voyage (2010)

Federico Britos - Voyage (2010)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 13 Tracks | 1:08:03 | 194 MB
Genre: Jazz, Swing, Violin Jazz | Label: Sunny Side

"Although he has been performing for over six decades, violinist Federico Britos, a native of Uruguay, is not as widely known as other jazz violinists, simply because he has recorded infrequently under his own name for the U.S. market, though he has played or recorded with a host of jazz greats, including Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, and Benny Goodman, among others. Britos plays in a variety of settings with different accompanists, contributing most of the arrangements as well. His style is comparable to that of Stéphane Grappelli, though without the uptempo high-register technique often favored by the late violinist. Britos makes a major impression in a pulsating take of the oldie "After You've Gone," where he is joined by pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Phil Flanigan, and drummer Francisco Mela..."
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Federico Britos - Elegante (2004)

Federico Britos - Elegante (2004)

Federico Britos - Elegante (2004)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 12 Tracks | 1:07:21 | 147 MB
Genre: Jazz, Latin Jazz, Violin Jazz | Label: Pimienta Records

"With Federico Britos on Violin and guests Israel "Cachao" Lopez, Joe Lovano and Alfredo Valdes, Jr. it is a beautiful, and as the title implies, elegant performance of the traditional Cuban Danzon. Recorded in 2004, Danzón by Six's Elegante (Elegant) is the brainchild of violin virtuoso Federico Britos. A member of the Grammy winning Cachao orchestra and the violinist on Charlie Haden's Grammy-winning album Nocturne, es well as Bebo Valdés' Grammy award winning Lagrimas Negras, Britos is a classically trained violinist/composed arranger who has toured extensively throughout the world and performed with symphonies, opera orchestras, jazz bands, conjuntos, charangas, and is currently the musical director and violinist of the superb outfit Danzón By Six..."
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