Cafecito's debut CD is El Gato - 13 tracks of new arrangements of Cuban classics, jazz standards and three original pieces by Janet Sherbourne. It has received excellent reviews —

"lovingly exquisite beguiling experience.....Jan Steele's flute is dazzling.....Janet Sherbourne's piano is excellent.....a wonderful album"

— Raul da Gama, World Music Report

".....various Cuban styles are paraded superbly here.....invigorating!

—The Musician Magazine

"El Gato is without a doubt a CD that a good discography can't be without. Essential!"

— Yamil - DJ in Colombia

"The cat's whiskers!"

— Reading Post

"Inspired and reverential....."

— AfroBeat

You can listen to clips from this album below, and download the extended sleeve notes (only in abbreviated form on the CD cover) in English & Spanish.

You can order it

from CD baby either as a CD or download (click the CDbaby link below - which will take you to the CD baby site where you can listen to different clips of the tracks!),


or you can buy it from iTunes

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or you can buy the CD direct from us in the UK. The CD is £10 inlcuding p&p.

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or you can pay by cheque payable to Practical Music Ltd and send to 1 St Anne's Rd, Caversham, Reading, RG4 7PA, UK and don't forget to include your address!

Track 1 El Alacrán / The Scorpion (cha-cha-cha) 2:36
Track 2 El Gato Que Tiene Hambre / The Hungry Cat (danzón-cha) 6:48
Track 3 Frenesí / Frenzy (cha-cha-cha) 3:00
Track 4 Pasos Gigantes / Giant Steps (cha-cha-cha) 3:15
Track 5 La Angoa (danzón-cha) 5:56
Track 6 La Basura / The Garbage Man (cha-cha-cha) 3:44
Track 7 L'Otoño / Autumn (bolero-cha) 6:07
Track 8 Petite Fleur / Little Flower / Pequeña Flor (bolero-cha) 3:55
Track 9 Negra Triste / Sad Black Woman (afro) 3:04
Track 10 Recado's Theme / El Tema de Recado (charanga) 4:34
Track 11 All The Things You Are / Todas Las Cosas Que Tú Eres (danzón-mambo) 3:04
Track 12 Tin Tin Deo (afro-swing) 4:34
Track 13 La Aciano / The Cornflower (Homenaje a Ignacio Cervantes / Homage to Ignacio Cervantes) (danza) 1:55

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