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Mario Bauzá

sax, tr, 1911-1993 US, Havana
Musician / Arranger of Jazz and Latin

Mario Bauzá (April 28, 1911 – July 11, 1993) was a Afro-Cuban jazz musician. He was one of the first to introduce Latin music to the United States by bringing Cuban musical styles to the New York City jazz scene. While Cuban bands had popular jazz tunes in their repertoire for years, Bauzá's composition "Tangá" was the first piece to blend jazz with clave, and is considered the first true Afro-Cuban jazz or Latin jazz tune.

     
Instruments
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Alto sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Mambo Inn on Afro-Cuban Jazz by Mario Bauzá
Son Cubano - Yo Soy El Son Cubano on Tanga by Mario Bauzá
El Mareito on Afro-Cuban Jazz by Mario Bauzá
Cubanola on Afro-Cuban Jazz by Mario Bauzá
Imitations on Afro-Cuban Jazz by Mario Bauzá
El Manisero on My Time Is Now by Mario Bauzá
Dices Tú on Afro-Cuban Jazz by Mario Bauzá
Mambo - Part Of Tanga Suite on Tanga by Mario Bauzá
Quédate on Afro-Cuban Jazz by Mario Bauzá
Cucho on Tanga by Mario Bauzá

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Afrocuban JazzMario Bauzá, Paquito D'Rivera, Jorge Dalto2003Album
Messidor's Finest Volume 2Mario Bauzá1997Compil.
La BotánicaGraciela Y Mario Bauzá1976Album
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