Top Mongo Santamaria Albums
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[2020]
What Do You Mean
What Do You Mean
[2018]
Mongo Santamaria
Mongo Santamaria
[2016]
El Bravo
El Bravo
[2015]
Mr. Watermelon Man
Mr. Watermelon Man
[2015]
Live in the Netherlands
Live in the Netherlands
[2011]
Espíritu Libre
Espíritu Libre
[2007]
Instant Party
Instant Party
[2004]
Montreux Heat!
Montreux Heat!
[2003]
Santa Maria
Santa Maria
[2000]
Afro Blue - The Picante Collection
Afro Blue - The Picante Collection
[1996]
Brazilian Sunset (Digital Only)
Brazilian Sunset (Digital Only)
[1996]
Arriba!
Arriba!
[1996]
Mongo Returns!
Mongo Returns!
[1995]
At the Black Hawk
At the Black Hawk
[1994]
Our Man In Havana
Our Man In Havana
[1993]
Mambo Mongo
Mambo Mongo
[1992]
Afro Roots
Afro Roots
[1989]
Amanecer
Amanecer
[1977]
Skins
Skins
[1976]
Sofrito
Sofrito
[1976]
Afro-Indio
Afro-Indio
[1975]
Live At Yankee Stadium
Live At Yankee Stadium
[1974]
Fuego
Fuego
[1973]
Mongo At Montreaux (Live)
Mongo At Montreaux (Live)
[1971]
Mongo's Way
Mongo's Way
[1971]
Feelin' Alright
Feelin' Alright
[1970]
Workin' On a Groovy Thing
Workin' On a Groovy Thing
[1969]
Soul Bag
Soul Bag
[1968]
Explodes at the Village Gate
Explodes at the Village Gate
[1967]
Mongomania
Mongomania
[1967]
Hey! Let's Party
Hey! Let's Party
[1967]
La Bamba
La Bamba
[1965]
Watermelon Man
Watermelon Man
[1963]
Sambrosa
Sambrosa
[1961]
Drums and Chants
Drums and Chants
[1957]
Related Information for Mongo Santamaria
Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría (April 7, 1922 in Havana, Cuba – February 1, 2003) was an Afro-Cuban percussionist. He is most famous for being the composer of the jazz standard "Afro Blue", as performed by John Coltrane among others. His 1963 hit rendition of Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998. In 1950 he moved to New York where he played with Perez Prado, Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Fania All Stars, etc. 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.Santamaria inspired the stage name of Japanese actor Yusuke Santamaria... read more