MP3 Gary Cardile - Better Late Than Never
Gary Touches his listeners with his intimate treatment of ballads, his soulful blues, his humor and wit, and his driving Latin Jazz.
11 MP3 Songs
JAZZ: Latin Jazz, JAZZ: Jazz Vocals
Gary began his professional career at the age of 16 as a singer/dancer/percussionist working with R&B acts in the K.C. area. During the next 30 years, Gary continued to work prefessionally, sometimes as a vocalist, but more often as a persussionist, backing some of the greatest names in Jazz
and Entertainment. Working withthe likes of Hank Crawford for 8 years,Eddie Cano (One of the fathers of Latin Jazz) for 4 years, and the award winning quartet Yoboso for 5 years whose CD"Off The Menu"Won 6 awards at the New Mexico Music Awards including Best vocal Perfomance. Some greats Gary has performed with include Grover Washington Jr., Sonny Stitt, Percy Mayfield, Sammy Davis Jr.,Ester Phillips, Herbie Mann, LesMcCann, David "Fat Head" Newman, and many others.
With "Better Late Than Never," Gary Cardile revisits his Kansas City musical roots with a seasoned and heartfelt rendering of these classics. Gary touches his listeners with his intimate treatment of ballads, his soulful blues, his humor and wit, and his driving Latin Jazz. He is surrounded by musical and personal friends as evidenced by the magical solos of Jack Lightfoot, Eddie Saunders, and Gary Nelson. Here,too,is the recording debut of Clint Ashlock, a remarkabley talented young arranger from whom you will be hearing great things. All of this builds from the reunion of the sometimes driving, sometimes sensitive, but constantly swinging rhythm section of Bert Dalton on piano, David Troncoso on bass, and Ricky Malichi on drums. Gary has won the ears and hearts of listeners in L.A.,Kansas City, Santa Fe, Alaska, Australia and now to a much wider audience through this remarkable recording.