Ponce is a charismatic conga player as hot as any. There are six pieces here, five written by Ponce, played by mostly nine- to ten-piece bands with one quintet cut. Ponce gets help from notables Yomo Toro, Nicky Marrero, Steve Turre, Isidro Bobadilla, Lew Soloff, and Vernon Reid.
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AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos