Latin Christmas Carnival

Marimba Quest

"Christmas Carnaval", re-released in 2000 as "Latin Christmas Carnival", presents a program of traditional Christmas tunes and four original compositions spiced with a Latin American/Southwestern flair.

Instrumentation features dual marimbas, classical guitar and percussion.

1992 - Talking Taco, rereleased 2000 TTCD115.
Distributed in the U.S. by Allegro Music. Distributed in Canada by Holborne Distributing Co. Ltd.

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Album Tracks:

  1. Jingle Bells Mambo [Listen!]
  2. What Child Is This
  3. Deck The Hall [Listen!]
  4. The Shepherds of Argentina [Listen!]
  5. We Three Kings
  6. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing [Listen!]
  7. Festive Huapango [Listen!]
  8. Silent Night [Listen!]
  9. Way of The Star
  10. Colorful Lights [Listen!]

All musical arrangements and compositions by Alice Gomez, except "Way of The Star" (Michael Richter). Copyright © Musiquest ASCAP (except "Way of the Star").

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Alice Gomez:
marimba, electric bass, electronic drum programs, cymbalstern, percussion
Marilyn Rife:
marimba, castanets, finger cymbals, sleigh bells, percussion
Michael Richter:
nylon-strong guitar
Guest Musician: Madalyn Blanchett:
transverse flute and sopranino recorder

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Production Credits

  • Recorded by Joe Treviño at Elephant Tracks, San Antonio, Texas
  • Original Cover Design: Mark Harlien
  • Art Layout: Serengeti Art and Design
  • Executive Producer: Ben Tavera King

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