Joe Loco


Loco Motion

  • Release Date: 07 Jun 1994
  • FCD-24733-2

Pianist Joe Loco (José Estevez) played a key role in popularizing the mambo and other Latin rhythms in this country with various important big bands of the 1940s and ’50s, and with his own popular combo. Half of this collection features his typical small-group work, where his clever arrangements of familiar standards and catchy originals reveal a kinship with the tightly-scored interpretations of several contemporary jazz trios. The remaining tracks take Loco out of his usual ele… MORE