Desert Island Jazz
Vince Lateano (2002)
Vince was born in Sacramento, California, and was introduced to music by a family of musicians who lived close to him. He began playing the trumpet in the fourth grade, but switched to drums in the ninth grade and started playing pro. He joined Cal Tjader's band in 1978, until Tjader died in 1982. Vince drummed on six of Tjader's albums.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery Bags Meets Wes SKJ (OJC)
# 2 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Newport '56 Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue (Columbia)
# 3 Ray Charles The Genius of Ray Charles Am I Blue? (Atlantic)
# 4 Cal Tjader Cal Tjader's Latin Concert Tu Crees Que? (OJC)
# 5 The Thad Jones and Mel Lewis Big Band Opening Night: Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band at the Village Vanguard, February 7, 1966 Once Around (Alan Grant)
# 6 Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington The Great Summit Azalea (Blue Note)
# 7 Thelonious Monk At the Five Spot Rhythm-A-Ning (OJC)
# 8 Madeline Eastman Bare You Better Go Now (Mad Kat)
Book Joyce Cary, "The Horse's Mouth"
Luxury Item A wine cellar, stocked with Rioja, Bordeaux, Barolo and California Pinot Noir
Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
Alt 1 Chick Corea Now He Sings, Now He Sobs Matrix (Blue Note)
Alt 2 Miles Davis The Complete Concert: 1964 (My Funny Valentine and "Four" & More) Four (Columbia)
Alt 3 Giacomo Puccini The Very Best of Maria Callas Un Bel Di Vedremo from "Madame Butterfly" (Columbia)
Alt 4 Elis Regina Personalidade: The Best of Brazil Madalena (Verve)
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