JUNGLE SMOKE – THE MAMBO STORY Part II

Part 2 : THE MAMBO BATTLE Cuban vs Palladium Mambos 1950-58. Featuring the orchestras of Humberto Morales, Bebo Valdés, Luis Santi, Alberto Iznaga, Machito, Al Escobar, Xavier Cugat, Alei López, Perez Prado, Tito Puente, Cal Tjader, Toño Lopez, Joe Cuba, Eddy Lester, Jack Costanzo, Rolando Aguilo, and Alfredito.

ICH BIN EIN GANZ NORMALER TAG, SUNDAY, May 1, 2016, ORANGE 94.0, 2-3 PM CET

Part I : NORTH OF THE BORDER 1950-58. Between the Palladium and the Macumba, Cubop and Pops in Mambo with the Orchestras of Humberto Morales, Ramon Argueso, Machito, Elmo Garcia, Sonny Burke, Chico O’Farrill, Tito Puente, Hector Pellot, Tito Rodriguez, Alfredito, Cal Tjader, Pete Rugolo, Xavier Cugat, René Touzet, José Curbelo, Joe Cuba, Al Castellanos, Orlando Marin, Pete Terrace, Randy Carlos, Jack Costanzo and Al Escobar.

Listen now to the The Mambo Story, Part I via play.fm

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(1) Humberto Morales and His Orchestra; GUILI GUILI (3:01); album: Mambo by Morales, Columbia FL9522 (1951), reissued on: Mambo with Morales, Harmony HL7039 (1957)

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(2) Bebo Valdés and His Havana All Stars; MAMBO CALIENTE (Bebo Valdés) (02:44); album: Your Musical Holiday in Havana, 7-inch Decca EP743, featuring Gustavo Mas

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(3) Conjunto Luis Santi; MAMBO INFIERNO (Piloto y Vera) (03:13); album: Dance Music of Cuba Vol. 1, Panart LP 3020

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(4) Alberto Iznaga and His Orchestra; MAMBO EN FA (MAMBO IN F) (Obdulio Morales) (2:39); album: Mambo!, Columbia FL9509 (1950), Alberto Iznaga [*1906 Havana-1995 Puerto Rico], founder of Orquesta Siboney

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(5) Machito & His Orchestra; MAMBO IS HERE TO STAY (Machito, Fuller) (03:05); 7inch Mercury 4584 (1950), Mario Bauza, Frank Davilla, Bobby Woodlen (tr) Gene Johnson, Freddie Skerritt (alto sax) Jose Madera (tenor sax) Leslie Johnakins (baritone sax) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (b) Louis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timb)

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(6) Al Escobar and His Afro-Cuban Orchestra; ESTAS COMO MANGO (S. Ramos and Juaman (03:00); album: Al Escobar’s Rhythmagic, Cadence CLP1021 (1958)

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(7) Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra; CUBAN MAMBO feat. 3 Beaus and a Peep (2:49); album: Latin Carnival , Columbia CB-2, 36545

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(8) Alei López & Cuban Pett; COMO-SEA (02:34); album: Claudio y su Combo

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(9) Perez Prado; ELECTRICIDAD (02:19); album: Mambos, 10″ Seeco SLP 4

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(10) Machito and His Afro-Cuban Orchestra; HOLIDAY MAMBO (Chico O’Farrill) (03:24); album: Mambo Holiday, Harmony HL7040 (1957), originaly issued on Columbia 78rpm in 1951

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(11) Tito Puente & His Orchestra; MAMBIANDO (Tito Puente) (03:16); album: Mamborama, Tico 1001 (1955)

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(12) Cal Tjader Quintet; MAMBLUES (Cal Tjader) (02:23) album: Mambo With Tjader – Vol 1, 7-inch Fantasy EP4038

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(13) La Playa Sextet; DRY COCOANUTS (02:38); album: Care to Cha Cha Cha?, Mardi Gras LP 5001 (1956)

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(14) Toño Lopez and His Cuban Orchestra; LAS CLAVES (02:45); album: Cabildo’s Dance & Mambo, Alce Records ALP-64-001

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(15) Joe Cuba and His Orchestra; JOE CUBA’S MAMBO (Hector Rivera) (02:39); album: I Tried To Dance All Night, The Rhythm of Joe Cuba and Orchestra, Mardi Gras LP 5017 (1956)

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(16) Alberto Iznaga y su orquesta; MAMBO RHAPSODY (Marco Rizo) (03:12); 7-inch Decca 9-29294, 45-80123

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(17) Eddy Lester y su Orquesta Gigante; MAMBO GITANO (A. Mora) (02:51); album: Bailables, Sirena S-132

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(18) Jack Costanzo and His Afro-Cuban Band; JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS (Cole Porter) (02:08); album: 7-inch GNP 124x. From GNP Album “Mr. Bongo” GNP-19 (1956)

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(19) Al Escobar and His Afro-Cuban Orchestra; JOHNNY’S SPECIAL (Johnny Conquet) (02:19); album: Rhythmagic Vol II, Cadence Rec CLP-3014 (1958)

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(20) Rolando Aguilo y su conjunto; MAMBOLOGIA MAMBO (02:16); album: Descargas Cubanas Vol. 1, Maype US-184

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(21) Alfredito and His Orchestra; MAMBO FROM MARS (02:53); album: Mambos for Dancing, 10″ Rainbow LP-721

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