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Jose Mangual

Album US 1977 on Turnstyle Records label
Jazz, Latin and R&B/Soul (Latin Jazz, Cha-cha-cha, Bolero, Instrumental, Salsa, Disco)

The outline of an "anvil" symbol etched within the matrices of the dead wax indicates this was pressed by the: North American Music Industries. Released with a vinyl weight of approx. 137 grams. Recorded and mixed April-May, 1977 "Special thanks to Buyú for a better way, - Ralph MacDonald for the inspiration, - Luis "Perico" Ortiz for exquisite tunes and arrangements, - Tito Puente for giving so much of himself, - Luis Mangual for turning us on to Luis Ortiz, - Eddie Heath, Jr. for necessary ancillary services, - Bill Eaton for Black & Brown Boogie."

PortraitJose Mangual bgo, 1924-1998 PR
bongos, guiro, cowbell, tamborim, leader, musical director, mixed by, album by, written by
PortraitBobby Rodriguez b, 1927-2002 US
PortraitCarlos "Patato" Valdes cng, perc, 1926-2007 CU
congas, tamborim, written by
PortraitRubens Bassini perc, 1933-1985 US
pandeiro, cowbell, tamborim
Artie Azenzar
Dick Meza ts, fl,
tenor saxophone, flute
PortraitTito Puente tim, 1923-2000 US
timbales, vibraphone, marimba, surdo, tamborim, arranged by, written by
PortraitJimmy Knepper tb, 1927-2003 US
trombone, arranged by
PortraitLuis "Perico" Ortiz tr, *1949 PR
trumpet, flugelhorn, synthesizer, cuica, arranged by, written by
PortraitKeith O'Quinn tb,
PortraitWilliam Eaton voc, bvoc, US
arranged by, written by
PortraitAnthony Jackson b, eb, *1952 US
PortraitArthur Jenkins perc, cng, 1936-2009 US
PortraitSteve Gadd dr, *1945 US
PortraitHugh McCracken g, 1942-2013 US
PortraitRalph MacDonald perc, cng, 1944-2011 US
PortraitRichard Tee p, 1943-1993 US
PortraitSeldon Powell ts, sax, 1928-1997 US
flute, saxophone, tenor
PortraitBarry Rogers tb, 1935-1991 US
PortraitVictor Paz tr, US
PortraitMike Lawrence tr, fh, *1945 US
trumpet, flugelhorn
PortraitFrank Floyd voc, US
Ken Williams
Zachary Sanders voc, US
Bob Chichester design, graphic design
Richard Alderson engineer, mixed by
Ralph MacDonald mixed by
Eric Bowman mixed by, assistant
Wayne Cohen photography by, photographic and miscellaneous assistance
Martin Cohen photography by, liner notes, producer
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Mai KinshasaJose MangualLuis "Perico" Ortiz6:58
2DreamyJose MangualErroll Garner5:11
3ChinatownJose MangualTito Puente2:58
4SummitJose MangualCarlos "Patato" Valdes, Jose Mangual, Tito Puente3:30
5MoreJose MangualMarcello Ciorciolini, Nino Oliviero, Norman Newell, Riz Ortolani3:52
6Black & Brown BoogieJose MangualWilliam Eaton6:06
7Sunrise PrinceJose MangualLuis "Perico" Ortiz5:41
8Bomba A Puerto RicoJose MangualTito Puente2:28
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