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Mongo Santamaria: Afro Blue: The Picante Collection

Read "Afro Blue: The Picante Collection" reviewed by Robert Spencer


Mon Dieu! Mondo Mongo is a great place! Mongo Santamaria is the man who gave the world “Afro Blue," a song that caught the ears of John Coltrane and many others for its soaring and dignified spirituality -- a songmadefor Trane. That the composer himself, meanwhile, is no one-hit wonder is abundantly proven by this Concord ...


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