Coleccion Romantica

Coleccion Romantica

by Juan Luis Guerra y 440

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Overview

Romantic. Virtuous. Sweeping. These words can sincerely describe the gorgeous artwork of musician, composer, and singer Juan Luis Guerra and his release entitled Coleccion Romantica. With vivid color and vibrant passion, Guerra sings in Spanish a kind of music that reflects Latin culture so gracefully. Presented in beautiful packaging are 20 rich and warm melodies on two compact discs. Karen Records and Universal went with a superior and magical marketing strategy, bringing the music to life with a packaging appealing enough to persuade the listening audience to buy the record in retail stores. The music isn't half-bad either. Just wonderful arrangements, lush guitars, charming flutes and wind instruments, and the heart of Latin music, Guerra's awesome percussion players. Much of the material is performed with a heavenly ring and quite spiritual aura. Very tranquil and relaxing, this music is perfect for a backyard barbeque during a summer beach party or for a car ride down an ocean-side highway. Guerra's voice is soulful, ethereal, and passionate, though he concentrates so successfully as to not belt out, but to sing with elegance and graceful flair. In this collection are 20 tremendously well-crafted songs that paint a delightful portrait of the two-decade-long singing career of Juan Luis Guerra.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/06/2001
Label: Karen
UPC: 0710793023727
catalogNumber: 930237

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Juan Luis Guerra y 440   Primary Artist
Edwin Bonilla   Percussion
Ed Calle   Saxophone
Juan Luis Guerra   Guitar,Electric Guitar,Vocals
Julio Hernández   Bass
Lee Levin   Drums
Juan Rizek   Background Vocals
Adalgisa Pantaleon   Background Vocals
Roger Zayas   Background Vocals
Marco Hernández   Synthesizer,Piano
Rafael Payan   Guitar,Electric Guitar

Technical Credits

Papa Wemba   Composer
Juan Luis Guerra   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Vocal Arrangements,Adaptation,Musical Director
Bienvenido Rodriguez   Executive Producer
Fidel Hernandez   Director,Producer
Carlos Alvarez   Engineer

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