Pacific Mambo Orchestra
BTS video of Night in Tunisia
Grammy Award Winning Pacific Mambo Orchestra plays Dizzy Gillespie’s “A night in Tunisia” featuring Jon Faddis (trumpet) and Dafnis Prieto (drums).
Arrangement by John Gove.
Songwriters: Frank Paparelli / John Gillespie / Matthew de Bracey Backer / Dizzy Gillespie
Video Capture: Benny Torres and Zach Nieman
Video Editing and coloring: Zach Nieman
Mixing Engineers: Christian Tumalan, Oscar Autie
Recording Engineer: Oscar Autie
Recorded and Mixed at El Cerrito Studio
Pacific Mambo Orchestra is:
Lead Vocals: Armando Cordoba, Christelle Duranty, Braulio Barrera
Piano: Christian Tumalan
Bass: Julio De La Cruz
Congas and Minor Percussion: Javier Cabanillas
Bongo: Braulio Barrera
Timbales: Omar Ledezma
Trumpets: Steffen Kuehn, Louis Fasman, Niel Levonious, Jeff Lewis
Trombones: Derek James, Mike Rinta, Jeff Cressman, Jamie Dubberly, John Gove
Saxes: Pete Cornell, Doug Rowan, Tony Peebles, Benny Torres, Aaron Lington
This song It is also known as “Interlude”. Gillespie called the tune “Interlude” and said “some genius decided to call it ‘Night in Tunisia'”. He said the tune was composed at the piano at Kelly’s Stables in New York.