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Adela Dalto: Papa Boco

Vocalist Adela Dalto, wife of the late pianist Jorge Dalto, keeps good company on her debut release, a combination of Brazilian, Latin, and jazz elements. Tenorist Dick Oatts is on “Peace” and “April Child,” Dave Valentin plays alto flute on “Sad Love Song,” percussionists Steve Berrios and Milton Cardona are on several tunes, and guitarist Yomo Toro is on the cha-cha-cha “Guajiro Mio,” one of the better numbers. Dalto’s major influence is the singer Graciela.

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