Black Hawk, San Francisco, CA. Submit Corrections. Mongo Santamaria, Mongo Santamaria & His Orchestra. On Mighty Mongo, "Descarga at the Black Hawk" sets an especially tasty groove, with some als action on an extended vamp. Lozano shines in an extended flute solo on "Bacoso" before a scorcher of a percussion battle develops, while composer/pianist Joao Donato also doubles on trombone on "Sabor. Viva Mongo's highlights include "Las Guajiras," a relaxed spellbinder at a guajira tempo; "Merengue Changa," a stupefying merger of two different rhythmic feelings; and the appropriately titled "Mambo Terrifico.
Artists Mongo Santamaría At the Black Hawk. At the Black Hawk Mongo Santamaría. This album has an average beat per minute of 103 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 64/132 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist At the Black Hawk.
Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, 1917 – February 1, 2003) was a rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist. He was an integral figure in the fusion of Afro-Cuban rhythms with R&B and soul, paving the way for the boogaloo era of the late 1960s.
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Studio album by Mongo Santamaria. At the Black Hawk appears in the following lists: Music Genre: Jazz.
Artist: Mongo Santamaria. Album: Mighty Mongo! Release year: 1962. Mongo Santamaria - Naked Live At Yankee Stadium, 2009 04:05. Mongo Santamaria - Coyulde Live At Yankee Stadium, 2009 05:19. Artist: Mongo Santamaria.
Recorded At – Black Hawk (2). Remastered At – Fantasy Studios. Recorded in 1962 at the Black Hawk in San Francisco. Track previously released as Mongo Santamaria and His Orchestra - Mighty Mongo (Fantasy 8351). Track previously released as Mongo Santamaria and His Orchestra - ¡Viva Mongo! (Fantasy 8087).
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|3||Descarga At The Black Hawk||7:28|
|6||All The Things You Are||4:53|
|10||Body And Soul||5:35|
|14||Close Your Eyes||5:44|
- Record Company – Universal Music Group International
- Recorded At – Black Hawk
- Remastered At – Fantasy Studios
- Baritone Saxophone – Pat Patrick (tracks: 9)
- Bass – Victor Venegas
- Congas, Bongos – Mongo Santamaria
- Flute – Rolando Lozano
- Lead Vocals – Rudy Calzado
- Percussion – Julito Collazo*, Cuco Martinez* (tracks: 7 to 14)
- Piano – Rene "El Latigo" Hernandez* (tracks: 7 to 14)
- Piano, Trombone – João Donato
- Tenor Saxophone, Violin – Jose "Chombo" Silva (tracks: 7 to 14)
- Timbales – Cuco Martinez* (tracks: 1 to 6), Willie Bobo
- Violin – Pupi Legarreta
NotesRecorded in 1962 at the Black Hawk in San Francisco.
Track #1-6 previously released as Mongo Santamaria and His Orchestra - Mighty Mongo (Fantasy 8351).
Track #7-14 previously released as Mongo Santamaria and His Orchestra - ¡Viva Mongo! (Fantasy 8087).
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 025218243421
- Label Code: LC 15025
- Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM