Conga Blue

Poncho Sanchez

Conga Blue SACD SACD 1013 6
  • CAT # CCD-4726-25

    1. Black Stockings 5:25
    2. Besame Mama 6:36
    3. Mambo De Cuco 6:52
    4. Conga Blue 7:54
    5. Dulce Amor 5:05
    6. Manila 5:44
    7. Watermelon Man 3:45
    8. Happy Now 7:03
    9. Mon Pa Mon Po 6:53
    10. Para Ti 5:38

In homage to percussionist and Latin jazz icon Mongo Santamaria, “El Conguero” Poncho Sanchez is absolutely riveting in his hard-hitting versions of some of Mongo’s best-known hits. In Conga Blue—one of Poncho’s most popular recordings—Mongo Santamaria himself sits in, adding extra fire to several selections, including “Watermelon Man,” which Poncho and Mongo transform into the ultimate party tune. A rare, historical, and more importantly, fun and exciting recorded pairing of two Latin jazz’s greatest congueors. Now on Super Audio CD (SACD), each of Poncho and Mongo’s conga slaps ring with a lifelike realism, power and punch, bringing the party right into your living room.

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