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Mambo Mongo

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  1. Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría (April 7, in Havana, Cuba – February 1, ) was an Afro-Cuban percussionist. He is most famous for being the composer of the jazz standard "Afro Blue", as performed by John Coltrane among others. His hit rendition of Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in In he moved to New York where he played with.
  2. Oct 24,  · This is Mambo No. 5! One, two, three, four, five Everybody in the car, so come on let's ride To the liquor store around the corner The boys say they want some gin and juiceMissing: Mongo.
  3. Mambo Mongo Mongo Santamaria And Friends. Review By Karl Lozier Click here to e-mail reviewer. SACD Stock: Chesky Hybrid SACD aculticpamurwurzsenbahartrecira.coinfo My sample of this fine recording did not have a "Hybrid SACD/CD" sticker on it but it is listed that way in very small type on the back aculticpamurwurzsenbahartrecira.coinfog it to the test proved it to be true by playing just fine on my up sampling CD only system.
  4. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Mucho Mambo Mongo - Mongo Santamaria on AllMusic -
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Mambo Mongo on Discogs. Label: Chesky Records - • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Latin, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Afro-Cuban Jazz, Mambo, Latin Jazz.
  6. Ramón " Mongo " Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, – February 1, ) was a Cuban percussionist and bandleader who spent most of his career in the United States. Primarily a conga drummer, Santamaría was a leading figure in the pachanga and boogaloo dance crazes of the s.
  7. "Mambo Mongo" works its way up to electrifying, and "Ninos Del Mundo" is just a beautiful piece. I don't have any other Mongo Santamaria CD's, but I know I need to get some. The only thing I ever knew about him before getting this CD was that my Mom had his record "Watermelon Man" when I was a kid/5(6).
  8. Sep 23,  · "Mambo Mongo" works its way up to electrifying, and "Ninos Del Mundo" is just a beautiful piece. I don't have any other Mongo Santamaria CD's, but I know I need to get some. The only thing I ever knew about him before getting this CD was that my Mom had his record "Watermelon Man" when I was a kid/5(6).

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