Gus Mancuso


Gus Mancusco & Friends

  • Release Date: 24 Aug 1999
  • FCD-24762-2

Gus Mancuso roared onto the recording scene in 1956 playing baritone horn, an instrument rarely heard outside of marching bands. Attracted by Mancuso’s facility and inventiveness on the big horn, Cal Tjader arranged for his debut on Fantasy with a distinguished collection of sidemen. For two of the sessions, vibraharpist Tjader returned to his original instrument, drums. He brought in Eugene Wright and Vince Guaraldi from his own quartet and added guitarist Eddie Duran and tenor saxopho… MORE