Mongo Santamaria —
Go, Mongo! ... LP Riverside, Early 60s. Very Good+ ...
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One of the best of the early Mongo LPs for Riverside, and a tight session of Latin jazz tracks by a group that includes Pat Patrick, Paul Serrano, and Al Abreu on tenor and flute. The reed parts are nice and hard, and a few tracks have vocals, but most are instrumentals. Titles include "Happy ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bill Grauer pressing, without the microphone logo.)
A killer early album by Mongo Santamaria – almost an equal blend of jazz and Latin rhythms, and a great illustration of the unique contribution that he was making to both types of music back in the 60s! Mongo's group here is filled with some really great horn players – Nat Adderley on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album