10 Oct '13, 3am

Profile: Mongo Santamaría

With the kind permission of NascenteBack2Back, we reproduce John Child's liner notes to a Mongo CD on the label featuring Afro-Indio and A La Carte. This NascenteBack2Back title is not available in the USA, however Afro-Indio and A La Carte can be ordered separately from the Descarga.com catalog. Mongo Santamaría was responsible for a style of music that could be described as a combo of mambo, salsafunk and jazz latino. His sound was as unique as they come...

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