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Mongo's Way


Download links and information about Mongo's Way by Mongo Santamaria. This album was released in 1970 and it belongs to Salsa, Latin genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 37:53 minutes.

Artist: Mongo Santamaria
Release date: 1970
Genre: Salsa, Latin
Tracks: 10
Duration: 37:53
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No. Title Length
1. Tell It 2:58
2. The Letter 3:31
3. Listen Here 2:54
4. Sometimes Bread 5:33
5. Geechee Girl 3:09
6. Hippo Walk 3:04
7. Featherbed Lane 2:52
8. Saoco 5:34
9. Afro Walk 2:52
10. Congo Blues 5:26



Mongo has probably his best group here, which certainly would be his "way." Armando Peraza, Cachao, Neal Creque, Eric Gale, Stanley Turrentine, and Pretty Purdie are just a few of the formidable talents. "The Letter" is the only oldie/Top 40 cover, and for once, the Mongo treatment really makes the tune into something else indeed. Eddie Harris' "Listen Here" is an out-and-out soul-jazz monster, while "Hippo Walk" is further evidence that Neal Creque is what the Santamaria-Sheller team has needed all along. Mongo's Way maintains an evenness despite ranging from mellow, vibes-led Latin jazz to upbeat, funky soul-jazz to percussion-heavy rock.