Greatest Hits [Import]
This CD contains Cuban pianist and living legend Bebo Valdes' greatest hits, recorded during the most prolific period of his career from the mid-'50s to the beginning of the '60s. Bebo is the leader on all of these recordings, which feature diverse formations and include many of the greatest Cuban jazz musicians, as well as the singers Celeste Mendoza, Pacho Alonso, Rolando Laserie and Peío Leyva."When Nat King Cole, a habitue of the Tropicana, came to Havana to record his Spanish-language record "Cole Espaeol," Mr. Valdes played piano and arranged the album. He was the epicenter of a thriving world". The New York Times.