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Mongo Santamaria

Mongo Santamaria

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Ray Barretto, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente et al: All-Latin Music Festival, Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 13 November 1972

Militancy Replaces Old Frills At First Latin Music Festival ...

Fania All Stars, Mongo Santamaria, Manu Dibango et al: Yankee Stadium, The Bronx NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 26 August 1973

'OUR LATIN THING' PLAYS AT STADIUM 30,000 See Fania All Stars and Others at Second Base ...

Salsa Spoken Here

Overview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 24 January 1976

Richard Williams introduces the Latin sound that comes into London this week ...

Mongo Santamaria

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Ramos Santamaria, 7 April 1922, Havana, Cuba ...


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