1-What Is This Thing Called Love
Her voice full of drama and wonderment, Yolanda meshes beautifully with the swirling horns on this number that really takes flight with John Walsh's swinging trumpet solo.
2-I've Got You Under My Skin (Swing Rumba)
This tasty gem of a tune hearkens back to the days when the clubs were sophisticated and so was the music. The horns and strings, lends just the right setting for La Duke's sensual, heartfelt vocal.
3-La Peleona (Guaracha)
La Duke and Jose Alberto "El Canario" team up to swing this song for all it's worth, practically defying you not to dance.
4-Myrta Silva's Medley (Bolero)
This medley of popular Silva's tunes is given a smart, seamless performance by La Duke and the band.
5-They Can't Take That Away From Me (Cha Cha)
La Duke and the band keep things moving right along on this standard with a nice Latin flavoring, highlighted by Bobby Porcelli's flute solo.
6-Oh God, I Love You (Salsa)
La Duke captures the sentiment of the lyrics with her vocal treatment, deftly blending the memory and regrets of love to create a bittersweet moment.
7-Misty (Slow Swing)
Yolanda's vocal dances nimbly on this spectacular Big Band Jazz with vocals. highlighted by Sam Burtis's trombone solo.
8-Muchos Besos (Bolero Cha Cha)
This Don Rafael Hernandez standard receives a well-earned tribute from La Duke and the band, who give it a sincere interpretation.
9-Blue Moon (Cha Cha)
The beat, the horns, the vocal and the tenor sax solo by Mitch Frohman create an irresistible rendition of this revered classic.
10-The Hungry Years (Ballad)
This song is all about the message and La Duke delivers it with wonderfully-nuanced vocal.
11-Til You Come Back To Me (Cha Cha)
A very cool cha cha take on this modern classic--featuring impassioned singing by La Duke and added punch by the background singers--will have you swaying in your seat
12-That Old Magic (Mambo)
Singing in Spanish, La Duke takes this swinging classic and practically makes it her own. Bobby Porcelli chimes in with a bouncy alto sax solo to take it a notch higher on the "Let's dance" scale
Dedicated to the memory of:
TITO PUENTE AND MARIO RIVERA,
BOBBY RODRIGUEZ AND RALPHY BARBOSA
1-What Is This Thing Called Love? (2:55) Aut: Cole Porter.
Arr. by: Jose Madera
2-I’ve Got You Under My Skin. (5:27) Aut: Cole Porter .
Arr. by: Luis Perico Ortiz
3-La Peleona. Duet with Jose Alberto “El Canario”(5:31) Author: Marcelino Guerra. Arr. by: Jose Madera
4-Mirta Silva’s Medley. (6:38) Autor: Mirta Silva.
Arr. by: Ray Santos.
5-They Can’t Take That Away From Me. (4:17)
Author: Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin, Arr. By: Oscar Hernandez
6-Oh God! I Love You. (5:28)
Author: Domenico Modugno. Arr. by: Jose Madera
7-Misty. (3:10)Author: E. Garner, J. Burke. Arr. by: Jose Madera
8-Muchos Besos. (3:20) Aut: Rafael Hernandez. Arr. by: J. Madera
9-Blue Moon. (3:00)Author: Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers.
Arr. by: Gilbert Lopez
10-The Hungry Years. (5:03) Author: Neil Sedaka, Howard Greenfield. Arr.: By: Marty Sheller
11-Until You Come Back To Me. (3:52)
Author: Stevie Wonder, M. Broadnax, C. Paul. Arr. by: Jose Madera
12-That Old Magic. (4:15) AuT: H Arlen, JMercer. Arr. by: J.Madera