Manolo Badrena

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Manolo Badrena
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Percussionist (born March 17, 1952 in San Juan, Puerto Rico).

First-call percussionist most noted for his work with Weather Report from 1976 to 1977. He has made contributions to over 100 recordings that span jazz, world music, pop, and Latin music. Badrena has played with Zawinul Syndicate, the Rolling Stones, Mezzoforte, Joni Mitchell, Spyro Gyra, Art Blakey, Bill Evans, Steve Khan, Carla Bley, the Talking Heads, Blondie, Michael Franks, Ahmad Jamal, and others.

Badrena currently lives in Fair View, New Jersey. He is the leader (drums, percussion, guitar, vocals) of the Latin jazz band Trio Mundo.
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Albums

SP-4783 Manolo Badrena - Manolo album art Manolo* Manolo (Album) A&M Records SP-4783 US 1979 Sell This Version
R2 79179 Manolo Badrena - Headline album art Steve Khan, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Anthony Jackson, Dennis Chambers, Manolo Badrena Steve Khan, Ron Carter, Al Foster, Anthony Jackson, Dennis Chambers, Manolo Badrena - Headline(CD, Album) Blue Moon R2 79179 UK 1992 Sell This Version
9005 Manolo Badrena - Midnight album art Till Brönner Featuring Michael Brecker, George Whitty, Dennis Chambers, Anthony Jackson, Manolo Badrena, Dean Brown, David Mann Till Brönner Featuring Michael Brecker, George Whitty, Dennis Chambers, Anthony Jackson, Manolo Badrena, Dean Brown, David Mann - Midnight (Album) Button Records (2) 9005 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
ZM 200410 Manolo Badrena - Trio Mundo Rides Again album art Trio Mundo : Manolo Badrena, Dave Stryker, Andy McKee With Steve Slagle Trio Mundo : Manolo Badrena, Dave Stryker, Andy McKee With Steve Slagle - Trio Mundo Rides Again(CD, Album) ZOHO ZM 200410 US 2004 Sell This Version
TC 4070 2 Manolo Badrena - Parting Shot (Golpe De Partida) album art Steve Khan, Anthony Jackson, Dennis Chambers, Manolo Badrena, Marc Quinones, Bobby Allende Steve Khan, Anthony Jackson, Dennis Chambers, Manolo Badrena, Marc Quinones, Bobby Allende - Parting Shot (Golpe De Partida) (Album) ESC Records TC 4070 2 US 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

2203, 2203-S Manolo Badrena - Fly Away (Agueybana) album art Manolo* Fly Away (Agueybana)(7", Promo) A&M Records, A&M Records 2203, 2203-S US 1979 Sell This Version