“Inolvidable” Nominated Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album

Posted by on Feb 15, 2005 in News | No Comments

“Inolvidable” was nominated Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album at the 47th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Carlini served as associate producer on the session for Chesky Records with Cuban legends Candido Camero and Graciela Perez. This album, Inolvidable, released in 2004, also features Latin recording veterans Manny Oquendo, Nelson Gonzalez, Andy Gonzalez, Sonny Bravo, Xiomara, and Federico ...

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Latin Legends Turn Out to Honor Conga Master Ray Barretto

Posted by on Oct 18, 2004 in News | No Comments

Legendary Afro-Cuban percussionists Francisco Aguabella, Candido Camero and Carlos “Patato” Valdes gathered this past week to celebrate fellow Conga Master Ray Barretto’s 75th birthday at New York’s famed Blue Note. This rare event, organized by impresario Charles Carlini, featured some of New York’s leading jazz and Latin musicians including Eddie Palmieri, Nicky Marrero, Myron Walden, ...

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