Frank Colón

Latin Lounge (Self-Released)

Frank Colón is a specialist in Latin-Caribbean, Brazilian and Asian percussion instruments. On NYC’s jazz scene, he quickly rose to perform and record with Chet Baker, Jaco Pastorious, Michel Camilo, Gato Barbieri, Harry Belafonte, Weather Report, Tania Maria, Flora Purim, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Paquito D’Rivera, Billy Taylor, Dianne Reeves & Aretha Franklin. As a sideman with the Manhattan Transfer for 12 years, he’s on two of their Grammy CDs and was voted as one of the top three “Most Influential Percussionist of the Year” by Modern Drummer Magazine’s poll! Frank appears in the Latin-jazz documentary, “Calle 54″.

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Frank Colón - Percussion, Programming, Vocals
José Arimateia - Trumpet
Raphael Batista - Violin
Julio Falavigna - Drums
Daniel Figueiredo - Additional Synths
Jamie Glaser - Acoustic Guitar
Estevão Lima - Bass
Jr. Lobbo - Electric Guitar
Luana Mallet - Vocals
Carlos Malta - Flute, Bass Flute
Kleyton Martins - Piano, Keyboards
Roman Miroshnichenko - Flamenco Guitar
Elton Ricardo - Fender Rhodes
Christiano Rocha - Drums
José Staneck - Harmonica
Mateus Starling - Electric Guitar
Cristiano Veneza - Violin, Viola, Cello
Mateus Viana - Accordion

Track Listing

  1. Emerald Coast
  2. Easy Does It
  3. Summer Cocktail
  4. Let's Just Go...
  5. Samba Gitano
  6. Spanish Heart
  7. Bali
  8. Wishful Thinking
  9. Tango Lucumí
  10. The Whales of Bahia

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