Afro Blue - The Picante Collection

Mongo Santamaria

Afro Blue The Picante Collection
  • CAT # CCD-4781-25

    1. Un Dia De Playa (A Day At The Beach) 5:04
    2. Mayeya 5:52
    3. Con Mi Ritmo 6:32
    4. La Tumba 5:27
    5. El Campesino 4:30
    6. Manteca 6:57
    7. Bonita 4:39
    8. Para Ti 5:54
    9. Come Candela 5:02
    10. Afro Blue 10:31

From funky guajira to charanga to mambo, this collection of Mongo Santamaria performances typifies the legendary conguero-band leader's inimitable style and sound.

Hand-picked as the most danceable tracks from Mongo's body of work on the Concord Picante label, perennially favorite Mongo tunes like "Pare T." and "Come Candela," along with rousing live versions of Latin jazz classics like "Manteca" and Mongo's own "Afro Blue" make this the ultimate Mongo Santamaria CD.

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