On June 7, 2005.

Ry_Cooder - Chavez Ravine

On June 7, 2005, “Nonesuch” label released “Chávez Ravine”, the twelfth Ry Cooder studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at “Village Recorders” and “Sound City Studios”, and was produced by Ry Cooder.

Personnel:

  • Ry Cooder – vocal, guitar, organ, tres, laud, bajo sexto
  • Jim Keltner– drums, bongos
  • Mike Elizondo– bass
  • Joachim Cooder- timbales, percussion, drums, sampling
  • Juliette Commagere – vocal, vocal chorus
  • Carla Commagere – vocal, vocal chorus
  • Little Willie – vocal, vocal chorus
  • G., Jacob Garcia – vocal, vocal chorus
  • Joe Rotondi– piano
  • Gil Bernal- tenor saxophone
  • Ledward Kaapana– guitar
  • Jon Hassell– trumpet
  • Lalo Guerrero– vocal
  • Flaco Jiménez– accordion
  • Ersi Arvizu- vocal
  • Chucho Valdés– piano
  • Gil Bernal – tenor sax
  • Jared Smith – bass, keyboard
  • Mike Bolger – organ, trumpet, valve trombone
  • Don Tosti– vocal
  • Sunny D. Levine- drum programming
  • Jacky Terrasson– piano
  • Rosella Arvizu– vocal
  • Ledward Kaapana– guitar
  • Bla Pahinui – vocal, guitar, ukulele
  • David Hidalgo- guitar

Track listing:

  1. Poor Man’s Shangri-La – Ry Cooder, William Garcia,Gene Aguilera
  2. Onda Callejera – David Hidalgo, William Garcia
  3. Don’t Call Me Red – Ry Cooder
  4. Corrido de Boxeo – Lalo Guerrero
  5. Muy Fifí – William Garcia, Joachim Cooder, Juliette Commagere
  6. Los Chucos Suaves – Lalo Guerrero
  7. Chinito Chinito – Felguerez/Diaz
  8. 3 Cool Cats – Jerry Leiber,Mike Stoller
  9. El U.F.O. Cayó – Juliette Commagere, Ry Cooder, Joachim Cooder, Jared Smith
  10. It’s Just Work for Me – Ry Cooder
  11. In My Town – Ry Cooder
  12. Ejército Militar – Rita Arvizu
  13. Barrio Viejo – Lalo Guerrero
  14. 3rd Base,Dodger Stadium – Ry Cooder, William Garcia,Joe Kevany
  15. Soy Luz y Sombra – The Cloud Forest poem; music by William Garcia, Joachim Cooder, Ry Cooder

 

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