Mongo Santamaria

ONE MORE TIME: Joe Garcia: The Music of Mongo Santamaria

Recorded Dec. 15, 2017 Andrew Gross-saxophone, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Dom Moio-drums, Joe Garcia-percussion Mongo Santamaría was a rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist, most famous for his composition, “Afro Blue“, recorded by John Coltrane. He was an integral figure in the fusion of Afro-Cuban rhythms with R&B and soul, paving the way for …

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December 15: A Tribute to Mongo Santamaria

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets  Tribute to Mongo Santamaria (Latin Jazz/Boogaloo Music from the 1970s) Paul Brewer-saxophone/flute, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Dom Moio-drums, Joe Garcia-percussion Ramón “Mongo” Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, 1917 – February 1, 2003) was a rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist. …

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May 6: A Tribute to Mongo Santamaria

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)  Tribute to Mongo Santamaria (Latin Jazz/Boogaloo Music from the 1970s) Paul Brewer-saxophone/flute, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Dom Moio-drums, Joe Garcia-percussion Ramón “Mongo” Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, 1917 – February 1, 2003) was a rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist. He is most famous …

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