Benny Velarde Orchestra


Ay Que Rico!

  • Release Date: 23 Apr 1993
  • FCD-24731-2

Cal Tjader’s success in the 1950s, plus the support he received from Fantasy Records, created a surge in Latin music activity on the West Coast. Musicians from Central America who had relocated to California suddenly found the opportunity to work and record with groups of their own, creating music in the process that rivaled that of the more famous stars in the genre. This collection features two such talented percussionists of the period, Panama’s Benny Velarde and Cuba’s F… MORE