MUSIC

Marlon Simon and The Nagual Spirits
The Music of Marlon Simon

The Music of Marlon Simon and The Nagual Spirits

Featuring:
Bobby Watson
Jerry González
Brian Lynch
Edward Simon
John Stubblefield
John Benítez

1. Para Pucho (Pucho López)
2. Little Stars (Marlon Simon)
3. Mi Niña (Marlon Simon)
4. Root Medley (Marlon Simon)
5. Dance of the Infidels (Bud Powell/Earl Rudolph)
6. Remembrance (Marlon Simon)
7. Cómo Fué (Ernesto Duarte)
8. Blues pa’ Changuito (Marlon Simon)
9. Hard Times with Nena (Marlon Simon)
10. Heidi (Marlon Simon)

Marlon Simon: drum set, batá drums, timbales, percussion; Edward Simon: piano; Joe Santiago: bass; John Benítez: bass; John Stubblefield: tenor saxophone; Bobby Watson: alto saxophone and soprano saxophone on track 2; Brian Lynch: trumpet, flugelhorn; Jerry González: congas.

Year Released: 1998
Record Label: K-Jazz Productions (K-Jazz Goes Latin)
Composed and Produced by Marlon Simon
Executive Producer: Dennis Sheppard
Recorded by Michael Marciano at Systems II (Brooklyn)
Mixed by David Kennedy at Hit Factory (New York)
Mastered by David Kennedy at Dox Productions (New York)
Graphic Design: Steev Wiggs

Track 10, Heidi excerpt

Marlon Simon and The Nagual Spirits
Rumba a la Patato

1. Rumba a la Patato
2. Songo pa’ Monk
3. Humble and Innocent
4. Ericka
5. Something for Carol
6. Easy Mood
7. Sandra Malandra
8. Belleza India
9. Clear to Take Off

All tracks composed by Marlon Simon

Marlon Simon: drum set, batá drums, timbales, percussion; Edward Simon: piano; Luis Perdomo: piano; John Benitez: bass; Andy González: bass; Bobby Watson: alto saxophone, soprano saxophone; Peter Brainin: tenor saxophone; Brian Lynch: trumpet; Michael Simon: trumpet; Roberto Quintero: congas, bongo, güiro.

Year Released: 2000
Record Label: Cubop/Ubiquity Records
Produced by Marlon Simon
Executive Producers: Michael & Jody McFadin
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Ed Reed at Systems II (Brooklyn)

Track 2, Songo pa’ Monk excerpt

Marlon Simon and The Nagual Spirits
Live in La Paz, Bolivia

1. Home Coming (Edward Simon)
2. Humble and Innocent (Michael Simon)
3. Tranquilo Mood (Michael Simon)
4. Sandra Malandra (Marlon Simon)
5. Obsesión (Pedro Flores)

Marlon Simon: drum set; Edward Simon: piano; Boris Kozlov: bass; Alex Norris: trumpet; Peter Brainin: tenor & soprano saxophones; Roberto Quintero: congas, percussion; Barry Sames: trombone (tracks 4, 5); José Santalla: percussion (track 4).

Year Released: 2003
Record Label: Intrigue Records
Produced by Intrigue Records
Musical Producer: Marlon Simon
Executive Producer: Barry Sames
Production Coordinator: Nelson González
Recorded Live by Mario Rodríguez at Teatro Municipal de La Paz, Festijazz 2003 (La Paz, Bolivia)
Mixed & Mastered by Marlon Simon & Michael Harman at Studio Crash (Philadelphia)
Graphic Design: Nelson González & Franklin Echeverria

Track 1, Home Coming excerpt

Marlon Simon and The Nagual Spirits
In Case You Missed It

Marlon Simon and the Nagual Spirits - In Case You Missed It

1. Overture (Nagual Tribute)
2. In Case You Missed It (Bobby Watson)
3. Home Cooking (Hilton Ruiz)
4. Pa’ Los Morillo (Marlon Simon)
5. Un Canto A Ericka (Marlon Simon)
6. Passing By (Marlon Simon)
7. Huele A Peligro (Marlon Simon)
8. Manicero (Moises Simon)
9. Root Medley (Marlon Simon)

Marlon Simon: drum set, percussion, timbales; Edward Simon: piano; Peter Brainin: tenor saxophone; Alex Norris: trumpet; Michael Simon: trumpet (tracks tracks 3, 9); Michael Boone: bass (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6, 9); Boris Kozlov: bass (tracks 2, 7, 8); Roberto Quintero: congas, percussion, voice; Román Díaz: batá iyá & voice (tracks 1, 5, 9); Diego López: batá itótele (tracks 1, 5, 9); Alí Bello: 1st violin (tracks 1, 5, 9); Carlos Rubio: 2nd violin (tracks 1, 5, 9); Adriana Linares: viola (tracks 1, 5, 9); Miguel Rojas: cello (tracks 1, 5, 9); Nelson González: güiro (track 3); Marlon Simon, Barry James, J.C. Bulu Viloria & Daniel Patriasz: backing vocals; Mickie Rivera: soneo.

Year Released: 2007
Record Label: Jazzheads Records
Produced by Marlon Simon
Musical Director: Marlon Simon
Assistant Musical Director: Edward Simon
Recorded by Sal Fortunato at Kaleiscope Studios (Union City, NJ)
String Section Recorded at Intrigue Recording Studios (Collegeville, PA)
Batá Section Recorded at Mi Ninos Studios (Brooklyn, NY)
Mixed & Mastered by Richard Waller, 3rd Mike Boone & Marlon Simon at Studio Crash (Philadelphia, PA)
Graphic Design: Laurel Marx Design
Cover Art: Alejandro Lazo

Track 2, In Case You Missed It excerpt

French Latin Jazz Project
Black Chantilly & Marlon Simon
Afrocuban & Live I

Marlon Simon & Black Chantilly - Afro Cuban & Live!

1. Blues pa’ Changuito
2. Erika
3. Roots Medley
4. Obsession
5. Para Pucho
6. Bonus Video Tranquilo Mood

All tracks composed by Marlon Simon, except track 4, Obsession (Obsesión), composed by Pedro Flores, arrangements by Marlon Simon.

Year Released: 2008
Record Label: Chantilly Negra
Produced by Chantilly Negra Productions
Recorded live on October 14, 2005 at Yzeurspace Theatre, in the city of Yzeure, France.

Track 1, Blues pa’ Changuito excerpt

Marlon Simon French Venezuelan Project
Racines

Marlon Simon . Racines

1. La Montagnarde
2. Huele a Peligro
3. Les Moissons
4. Casas de Cartón
5. Bretagne “El Bolonko”
6. Le Fil
7. L’Enternaire
8. Pajarillo
9. Quien Ha Visto Negro Como Yo
10. Bonus Video Track

Marlon Simon: drum set, composition, arrangements; Marc Glomeau: congas, maracas, udu, artistic direction; Gilles Chabenat: vielle (European bowed stringed instrument used in the Medieval period), composition; Frédéric Bidou: acoustic bass; Frédéric Breton: piano; Dominique Rieux: trumpet, bugle; Gabriel Fernández: tenor and soprano saxophones.

Year Released: 2011
Record Label: Chantilly Negra
Produced by Chantilly Negra Productions

Track 5, Bretagne “El Bolonko” excerpt
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