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Chico O'Farrill

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Chico O'Farrill

Chico O'Farrill has been played on NTS in shows including Jazzman, featured first on 13 February 2018. Songs played include Spanish Rice.

Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill (October 28, 1921 – June 27, 2001) was a Cuban composer, arranger, and conductor, best known for his work in the Latin idiom, specifically Afro-Cuban jazz or "Cubop", although he also composed traditional jazz pieces and even symphonic works.

Born to an Irish father and a German mother, he played the trumpet early in his career. He composed works for Machito (Afro-Cuban suite with Charlie Parker, 1950) and Benny Goodman's Bebop Orchestra ("Undercurrent Blues"), and arranged for Dizzy Gillespie and Stan…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Spanish Rice
Clark Terry, Chico O'Farrill
Impulse!1972
Spanish Rice
Clark Terry, Chico O'FarrillImpulse!1972
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