Mongo Santamaria


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Arriba! has all of the music from two of Mongo Santamaria's first records after leaving Cal Tjader: Arriba and Mas Sabroso. Featured is Mongo's modern charanga band, with strong flute from Rolando Lozano, occasional tenor solos from Jose Silva, spots for pianist Joao Donato and violinist Pupi Legaretta, and singing from Rudy Calzado.

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