, who has played and composed in several different areas of music, has always had a special love for Latin jazz. This out-of-print LP finds Amram
(on French horn, piano, guitar and various flutes and whistles) playing six of his compositions, plus "Take the 'A' Train," with an impressive 14-piece group that features such notables as altoist Paquito D'Rivera
, altoist Jerry Dodgion, David "Fathead" Newman
on tenor, baritonist Pepper Adams
, trumpeter Joe Wilder
, trombonist Jimmy Knepper
and many percussionists, including Machito
. Frequently explosive and always infectious music.