jay zee

"Jai Alai [Rena] (produced, arranged, & conducted by Jay Chattaway)"
Mongo Santamaria
"Jai Alai [Rena] (produced, arranged, & conducted by Jay Chattaway)"

“Jai Alai (Rena) by Mongo Santamaria    

personnel: Mongo (conga solos), Jay Chattaway (producer, arranger & conductor), Gary King (writer & bass), Barry Miles (mini moog & fender rhodes), Eric Gale (guitar), Steve Berrios (drums), Jimmy Maelen (percussion), Jon Fadis (trumpet solo), & Jeff Layton (guitar solo).

Jay-Z and Memphis Bleek performing in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, during the 2006 ‘Water for Life Tour’.

“I went jogging in the park and was being followed by kids in Rocawear shirts. They had their hats just right. The only way to tell they weren’t from New York was when they spoke: ‘Jay-Zee you are the best always’. Hip Hop is really amazing to me. People of every culture can relate.”