Jim Vick | Punta Rasta

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Punta Rasta

by Jim Vick

Combining the reggae and calypso sounds of the Caribbean with bluesy guitar, Latin jazz-rock, and strains of Appalachian folk, Jim Vick's PUNTA RASTA is a musical "rondon" stew that one fan calls "Latin Americana."
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1. Talamanca Trails
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2. Down At the Loco
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3. Irie Zoned
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4. Manzanillo Morning
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5. Black Beach Bungaloo
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6. Los Conquistadores
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7. Banana Express
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8. Punta Rasta
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9. Where the Jungle Meets the Sea
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10. Walter Was Here
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11. Bribri Visions (Bonus Track)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This is my first instrumental album, featuring new versions of the tunes I originally composed and recorded for the "Insider's Limon" Audio Tour score. The music reflects my experience of the landscape, the people, the history, and the natural environment of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica and the beach towns of Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo - a place that, over the last 5 years, has truly become my home.

What you’ll hear on this album, for the most part, is groove music - harmonically and structurally simple by design, and - like the sea - driven by its rhythms. We took this approach in attempt to convey the essence and atmosphere of life on the Limon coast and provide a backdrop to the oral histories of its people that comprise much of Insiders’ Limon. We were happy enough with the results to want to do a music-only version to share with a broader listening audience and especially those of you already familiar with my music. And so, 2 1/2 years later, after many hours of editing, re-recording, reshaping and remixing the tracks written specifically for that mother project, I humbly present to you PUNTA RASTA. - Jim Vick

Produced, engineered & mixed by Jim Vick
Live percussion - Carter Van Hauten
Drums - Todd Sorensen, recorded by Guy Randle (courtesy of Drums On Demand Productions)
Guitars, keyboards, bass, guitar synthesizer, Gyro Synth, and additional drum and loop programming & editing - Jim Vick
Cover photos by Eva Haflo (front) and Joe Alesi (back)
Album design by Eva Haflo, Jim Vick, and Laura Roldan
Special thanks to Geoff Lucas, whose brilliant work on INSIDER'S LIMON inspired the origins of this project (check it out for yourself at insiderslimon.com) and to Junior Alvarez, my unofficial mentor in Calypso Limonese.


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