- Performer:Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra
- Title:Rhumba With Cugat
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- Size FLAC version1824 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1481 megabytes
- Size WMA version1629 megabytes
- Formats:VOX FLAC MP1 APE ASF DTS XM
Matrix, Runout (Disc C54-1/2 Label): 36095. Matrix, Runout (Disc C54-3/4 Label): 36096.
Waldorf–Astoria Orchestra album with a Cugat caricature. You may listen to Xavier Cugat conducting the Waldorf Astoria Orchestra performing Consuelo Velázquez's rhumba Bésame Mucho in 1945 here on archive. The Waldorf–Astoria Orchestra was an orchestra that played primarily at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, both the old and new locations. In addition to providing dinner music at the famous hotel, the orchestra made over 300 recordings and many radio broadcasts. It was established in the 1890s, and was directed by Joseph Knecht, at least from 1908 to 1925, later by Jack. Cugat never had a contract with the Waldorf–Astoria, but his band reigned supreme there for 16 years
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