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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Vibraphonist Cal Tjader is heard leading five different groups throughout this CD but the identities of the flutists, bassists and pianists are less important than knowing that Tjader, Willie Bobo on drums and timbales and the great conga player Mongo Santamaria are on every selection. The music really cooks with torrid percussion, inspired ensembles and occasional solos from the sidemen which sometimes include pianists Lonnie Hewitt or Vince Guaraldi, bassist Al McKibbon and flutist Paul Horn. Highlights include Latinized versions of "Key Largo" and "September Song," "Night in Tunisia," "The Continental" and a definitive version of Santamaria's "Afro Blue." This is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Vibraphonist Cal Tjader is heard leading five different groups throughout this CD but the identities of the flutists, bassists and pianists are less important than knowing that Tjader, Willie Bobo on drums and timbales and the great conga player Mongo Santamaria are on every selection. The music really cooks with torrid percussion, inspired ensembles and occasional solos from the sidemen which sometimes include pianists Lonnie Hewitt or Vince Guaraldi, bassist Al McKibbon and flutist Paul Horn. Highlights include Latinized versions of "Key Largo" and "September Song," "Night in Tunisia," "The Continental" and a definitive version of Santamaria's "Afro Blue." This is Latin-jazz at its finest.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/30/1994
  • Label: Fantasy
  • UPC: 025218243223
  • Catalog Number: 24732
  • Sales rank: 40,957

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Manila - Santamaria (4:45)
  2. 2 Key Largo - Santamaria (3:33)
  3. 3 Tumbao - Santamaria (6:43)
  4. 4 Bludan - Santamaria (3:02)
  5. 5 Chispita - Santamaria (3:23)
  6. 6 September Song - Santamaria (3:35)
  7. 7 Cal's Pals - Santamaria (3:34)
  8. 8 Para Ti - Santamaria (3:20)
  9. 9 Mamblues - Santamaria (4:36)
  10. 10 Afro Blue - Santamaria (5:30)
  11. 11 Cuban Fantasy - Santamaria (6:24)
  12. 12 Rezo - Santamaria (5:55)
  13. 13 Mambo Terrifico - Santamaria (4:14)
  14. 14 A Night in Tunisia - Santamaria (8:35)
  15. 15 The Continental - Santamaria (4:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mongo Santamaría Primary Artist, Conga, Track Performer
Paul Horn Flute
Vince Guaraldi Piano
Eddie Cano Piano
Al McKibbon Bass
Willie Bobo Drums, Timbales, Track Performer
Modesto Briseno Flute, Alto Saxophone
Eddie Coleman Bass
Lonnie Hewitt Piano
Jose Lozano Flute
Rolando Lozano Flute
Jose Silva Tenor Saxophone
Tony Terran Trumpet
Cal Tjader Vocals, Vibes, Track Performer
Victor Venegas Bass
Technical Credits
Paul Horn Contributor
Edú Lobo Composer
Vince Guaraldi Contributor
Eddie Cano Contributor
Al McKibbon Contributor
Modesto Briseno Contributor
Clark Terry Composer
Eddie Coleman Contributor
John Coltrane Composer
Rubén González Composer
Lonnie Hewitt Contributor
Jose Lozano Contributor
Rolando Lozano Contributor
Jose Silva Contributor
Tony Terran Contributor
Victor Venegas Contributor
Rey Guerra Composer
Jose Lozano Composer
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