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Cal Tjader

Cal Tjader has been played on NTS over 40 times, featured on 43 episodes and was first played on 17 November 2013.

Cal Tjader (July 16, 1925–May 5, 1982) was an American Latin jazz musician. Unlike other American jazz musicians who experimented with the music from Cuba, the Caribbean, and Latin America, he never abandoned it, performing it until his death.

Tjader (pronounced "chay-der") primarily played the vibraphone. He was also accomplished on the drums, bongos, congas, timpani, and the piano. He worked with numerous musicians from several cultures. He is often linked to the development of Latin rock and acid jazz. Although fusing jazz with…

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Afro-Blue
Cal Tjader, Mongo Santamaria
Fantasy1962
Afro-Blue
Cal Tjader, Mongo SantamariaFantasy1962
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Curacao
Cal Tjader
Verve Records1966
Curacao
Cal TjaderVerve Records1966
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Morning
Cal Tjader
Galaxy1979
Morning
Cal TjaderGalaxy1979
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The Fakir
Cal Tjader
Verve Records1963
The Fakir
Cal TjaderVerve Records1963
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Invitation
Cal Tjader
Fantasy1971
Invitation
Cal TjaderFantasy1971
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Souled Out
Cal Tjader
Verve Records1968
Souled Out
Cal TjaderVerve Records1968
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Amazonas
Cal Tjader (Ken Caillat mix)
Fantasy1976
Amazonas
Cal Tjader (Ken Caillat mix)Fantasy1976
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Modesty
Cal Tjader, Eddie Palmieri
Verve Records1966
Modesty
Cal Tjader, Eddie PalmieriVerve Records1966
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Resemblance
Eddie Palmieri, Cal T'jader
Tico Records1967
Resemblance
Eddie Palmieri, Cal T'jaderTico Records1967
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Walk On By
Cal Tjader
Skye Records1968
Walk On By
Cal TjaderSkye Records1968
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