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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. May 13,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Mongomania on Discogs. Label: Columbia - CS • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Latin, Funk / Soul • Style: Latin Jazz, Cha-Cha, Bossa Nova, Boogaloo, Guaguancó/5(25).
  3. Revered as the best conga player in the world, Mongo Santamaria debuted in America as part of Perez Prado's orchestra in the s. According to some, his frenetic playing bordered on being a religious experience. When Latin Jazz fever hit the West Coast in the mid-'50s, Santamaria jumped ship from Tito Puente's band to work with Cal Tjader.
  4. Mongo Santamaria's Greatest Hits; Columbia CS; N/N shrink S $20 -- Latin soul/Latin jazz; hot, hot, essential compilation of the highpoints of his Columbia years (the best for DJs besides Explodes & Mongomania); girlie jacket but the music's the thing: We Got Latin Soul (stone-funky Latin-soul update of Dyke & the Blazers's gutbucket.
  5. Summer Evening Tribute to Mongo Santamaría; Dance if the Spirit moves you!. The Jazz Bakery is really excited to co-present this summer evening event with food and dancing under the stars in the perfect setting at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes.. JOSÉ RIZO’s Grammy-winning Mongorama is no ordinary band. It pays tribute to Mongo Santamaría and his bandmates.
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  7. A la carte, an Album by Mongo Santamaría. Released in on Vaya (catalog no. JMVS; Vinyl LP).

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