Instant Party

Mongo Santamaria

Instant Party CCD 2241 2
  • CAT # CCD-2241-25

    1. Day Tripper 5:28
    2. Soca Me Nice 5:18
    3. Who's Got The Bread? 5:00
    4. Mother Jones 5:10
    5. Papa Willie 4:38
    6. Quiet Fire 5:01
    7. Tropical Breeze 4:07
    8. La Manzana (The Apple) 5:01
    9. Philadelphia 6:24
    10. Juan Jose 5:41
    11. Ponce 7:07

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Here’s a series of fun and festive artist CD collections that’ll turn any gathering into an Instant Party. Featuring only the finest, hand-picked, 100% real party music—no artificial colors or flavors—each disc in Concord’s Instant Partyseries is packed full of the celebratory sounds of a Grade-A, top-shelf Concord artist. From the spicy Latin sounds of Tito Puente and Mongo Santamaria to the velvety smooth, swinging vocals of Mel Tormé, just spin any disc in this atmosphere-enlivening series and you and have an Instant Party!

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