Here at Galletas Calientes Records, in collaboration Folk Lab Music Inc, supported by the INAC (National Institute of Culture) of Panama, we have decided to release a special vinyl edition of “Cincuenta”, to celebrate The Beachers 50th anniversary,
The vinyl edition, scheduled to be released on March 4th, 2019, will include a download code for high quality WAV / MP3 of the album, and a 30x30 cm insert with high quality pictures of the band and of most of their previously released albums on vinyl.
The Beachers are still current and relevant, with five of the original members performing constantly through Panama and the world. Their energy and spirit is felt in the joy, rhythm and flavor of their songs.
Lloyd Gallimore, the band’s musical director since its foundation, and renowned producer Billy Herron have been working together on this new album, commemorating the group’s 50-year career.
This recording relives The Beachers’s magical trajectory and features collaborations with popular Panamanian musicians, a work that displays a sonic landscape filled with the history and legacy of Panama’s Calypso. It’s a tropical musical fantasy whose Caribbean influence has transcended time.
Watch a brief summary of their recent tour in Spain
Watch The Beachers performing “Mama Lele”, live at Teatro Amador, Panama City 2017
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THE BEACHERS ARE:
Lloyd Gallimore: Keyboards and musical direction.
Feliciano “Larry” Earlington: Congas.
Ernesto Belgrave: Drums and Timbales.
Carlos “Yayo” Hernandez: Bass, vocals, background vocals.
Jermaine Vasquez: Vocals, background vocals.
Alberto “Salas” Salazar: Background vocals, cowbell
Marvin “Sam” Williams: Background vocals, guiro.
Hiram Arjona: Alto saxophone
Roger Orcasitas: Tenor saxopohone