SHORTY&SLIM is a pleasing blend of Calypso, Reggae, and Caribbean sounds with a touch of Rock-n-Roll, and has best been described as “Canal Zone Folk Music”!! Conceived in a Gamboa living room in 1992 and later captured on 4 CD productions, (Life on Mango Street ‘95, Gone Platano ‘97, ‘Tird One ‘99, and Down to Panama ‘06) it is written all about Panama and the Canal Zone by Panamanian Zonians, and it’s the only musical production of its kind to truly capture the sights, sounds and experiences of living in or visiting the beautiful Paradise of Panama and the Canal Zone. It is Original, feel-good music that will make you laugh, cry and remember the days.
GONE PLATANO was recorded during long weekend sessions in Bailito Chan's Studio, PANAVox, Bella Vista Panama. Alex was working in Colon at the time, so Saturday night and Sundays were the only free days to work. Much of the music was pre-recorded MIDI with the help of Jim Hashman, the music man himself.
This Second Shorty&Slim production still maintains the trademark S&S Goofs, the catchy choruses, and gets a little emotional with "CalypZonian" and "Until We Meet" again. Take the Plunge and buy your copy. You shan't be disappointed.
For additional Bio info on Dave and Alex, a.k.a. Shorty&Slim, click the "Life On Mango Street" link, below-left. OR go to www.myspace.com/shortyandslim