Mongo Santamaría  Cuban Musician


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    Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, 1917 – February 1, 2003) was a rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist. He is most famous for being the composer of the jazz standard "Afro Blue", recorded by John Coltrane among oth...

    First Name Mongo
    Last Name Santamaría
    Alternative Name Mongo
    Age 80 (age at death) years
    Birthday 7th April, 1922
    Birthplace Cuba
    Died 1st February, 2003
    Zodiac Sign Aries
    Nationality Cuban
    Occupation Text Musician
    Occupation Musician
    Music Genre (Text) Latin jazz, brown-eyed soul
    Music Genre Latin, Percussion
    Music Style World Fusion, Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Cuban Jazz, Boogaloo, Afro-Cuban, Crossover Jazz, Cuban Traditions
    Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Carefree, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Wry, Sophisticated, Organic, Playful, Freewheeling, Innocent, Literate, Exuberant, Aggressive, Confident, Witty, Rousing, Passionate, Rambunctious, Searching, Elaborate
    Instrument Percussion, Conga
    Instrument (text) Congas
    Associated Acts La Lupe, Tito Puente
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