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Charlie Hearnshaw Quintet
  1. clarinet/sax
  2. guitar/vocals
  3. double bass
  4. drum kit
  5. congas/hand percussion

Munjenta Café

On this track Charlie plays the rare alto clarinet.

He learned the tune from a Venezuelan clarinet player in Paris in the early eighties.

"Munjenta Café" means "The Coffee Grinder." It is extremely popular all over South America.


The quintet's sunny latin take on a tune by the great French singer/songwriter Georges Brassens,

On this tune Charlie plays basset clarinet in Å.

When You're Smiling

Maxine Green vocals


Latin Jazz Party (left) is a live album we recorded a few years ago.

Saxophone on tracks 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6