Oscar Aleman | Nada Mas Que Un Poquito De Swing

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Django Reinhardt

More Artists From
Argentina

Other Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Gypsy Jazz Jazz: Latin Jazz Moods: Instrumental
There are no items in your wishlist.

Nada Mas Que Un Poquito De Swing

by Oscar Aleman

the legendary Oscar Marcelo Aleman: singer, dancer, entertainer, and guitarist extraordinaire.
Genre: Jazz: Gypsy Jazz
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

Tracks

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
artist name
share
time
download
1. Nada Mas Que Un Poquito de Swing
Share this song!
X
2:55 album only
2. Tonterias
Share this song!
X
2:54 album only
3. Moulin Rouge
Share this song!
X
2:22 album only
4. Candilejas
Share this song!
X
3:18 album only
5. Tristezas de Herrero
Share this song!
X
2:46 album only
6. Estambul
Share this song!
X
2:55 album only
7. Canta Conmigo
Share this song!
X
3:31 album only
8. Senor Arenero
Share this song!
X
3:09 album only
9. Tres Monedas en la Fuente
Share this song!
X
2:59 album only
10. De Humor
Share this song!
X
3:12 album only
11. Oscarinadas
Share this song!
X
2:21 album only
12. Milonga Triste
Share this song!
X
2:55 album only
13. Bajo El Cielo de Paris
Share this song!
X
3:10 album only
14. Nadie de Ama
Share this song!
X
3:01 album only
15. Casi Negro
Share this song!
X
2:37 album only
16. Casi Bueno
Share this song!
X
3:34 album only
17. Las Lavanderas de Portugal
Share this song!
X
3:07 album only
18. Bailare Hasta Que Amanezca
Share this song!
X
3:18 album only
19. Ardiente Sol
Share this song!
X
2:48 album only
20. Bailando el Rock and Roll
Share this song!
X
3:46 album only
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Oscar Marcelo Aleman, singer, dancer, entertainer, and guitarist extraordinaire, was born in Northern Argentina on February 20, 1909. At the age of six, he was dancing and singing with his family's folk ensemble, the Moreria Sextet. By the age of ten, after his mother had died and father had comitted suicide, he found himself an orphan working sporadically as a dancer and musician on the streets of Santos.

In 1924 Oscar met and began working with Brazilian guitarist Gaston Bueno Lobo. The duo was signed to the prestigious Argentine Victor label and performed under the name Los Lobos. On occasion, they would add violinist Eleven Verdure and recorded under the name Trio Victor.

In the 1930's, having discovered American Jazz via Eddy Lang and Joe Venuti, Oscar moved to Paris where he was immediately hired by Josephine Baker to lead her band, the Baker Boys at the Cafe de Paris. This provided him an incredible opportunity to play regularly with American Jazz musicians who would come to see Josephine and sit in with her band.

Oscar later formed his own nine-piece band which would play nightly at the Le Chantilly, just across town from where Django Rheinhardt and his partner violinist Stephane Grappelli would be performing at The Hot Club of France with their Quintet. Although these two geniuses of the guitar never recorded together, they became close friends.

In 1939, jazz critic Leonard Feather visited Paris. He returned to America raving about his new "discovery" and stated, "Aleman has more swing than any other guitarist on the continent."

Oscar relocated to Buenos Aires in the early '40s and continued to record and perform with both a swing quintet, as well as with a nine-piece orchestra.

In 1972 at age 63, Oscar recorded a new album which met rave reviews and helped re-launch his career with the reissue of many of his previous recordings, along with concert dates and television appearances.

He continued to teach and perform in his native Buenos Aires until his death in 1980.


Reviews


to write a review

albert dj

nada mas que un poquito de swing
hola me gusta mucho el jaz