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Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, arranger and producer, Margo Rey, has had a rich career of performance and songwriting, including eight Billboard Top 20 hits over the years.The Roots Of Rey is Margo conceptualizing and embracing her roots as an accomplished Latin Jazz musician, presenting a modern American & Latin American songbook reimagined for the times. Performed by Rey in English and Spanish and arranged by multi-Grammy-winning pianist, Oscar Hernandez (Spanish Harlem Orchestra), the 13 songs cover some of the most memorable work from composers like Leon Russell, Hoagy Carmichael, and Michel LeGrand, and also includes an inspired 10-year anniversary salsa arrangement of Rey’s original jazz composition, My Heart’s Desire.
1 PRELUDE TO ANGEL EYES 1:26 2 ANGEL EYES 3:36 Matt Dennis / Earl Brent 3 THIS MASQUERADE 4:13 Leon Russell 4 THE NEARNESS OF YOU 4:22 Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington 5 MI GRAN DESEO (My Heart's Desire) 4:28 Margo Reymundo & J.G. Tennyson / Amparo Hinson & Margo Rey 6 WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND 4:59 Michel LeGrand / Marilyn and Alan Bergman 7 NUESTRA CANCION 4:13 Cesar Portillo De La Luz 8 SPEAK LOW 2:49 Kurt Weil / Ogden Nash 9 VERDAD AMARGA 3:34 Consuelo Velasquez 10 NATURE BOY 4:06 Eden Ahbez 11 YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS 4:01 Gene De Paul / Don Raye 12 CHAN CHAN 5:42 Compay Segundo 13 MY HEART’S DESIRE 4:28 Margo Reymundo & J.G. Tennyson
Margo Rey - Vocals Oscar Hernandez - Piano Jimmy Branly - Drums Rene Camacho - Bass Ramon Stagnano - Guitar Justo Almario - Sax & Flute Joey De Leon - Percussion
January 21, 2018
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