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Ray Santos

sax, *1928 US, New York City
Musician / Arranger of Latin and Jazz

Ray Santos is a Grammy Award-winning Latin musician. He was born December 28, 1928 in New York City to Puerto Rican parents. He attended the Juilliard School of Music where he studied saxophone. Santos has played and arranged for such artists as Noro Morales, Machito, Tito Rodriguez, and Tito Puente among many others.Santos served as music consultant and arranger for the soundtrack of the motion picture The Mambo Kings. He arranged and directed the orchestra for Linda Ronstadt's Frenesí album.

     
Instruments
  • Saxophone
  • Bariton sax
Genres
  • Latin
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Salsa Mariachi on Fiesta Latina: Latin Dance Themes by Ray Santos
Sonhei Com Você on Sonhei Com Você by Ray Santos
Plena 67 on Los Mejores Músicos de Puerto Rico by Various Artists
New Danzon on Fiesta Latina: Latin Dance Themes by Ray Santos
Bachata Son on Fiesta Latina: Latin Dance Themes by Ray Santos
Calipso a la Duke on Los Mejores Músicos de Puerto Rico by Various Artists
Havana Ray on Fiesta Latina: Latin Dance Themes by Ray Santos
Plenas Pa Vienques on Fiesta Latina: Latin Dance Themes by Ray Santos
Salsiando on Fiesta Latina: Latin Dance Themes by Ray Santos
Later Alligator on Fiesta Latina: Latin Dance Themes by Ray Santos

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Cindy's BoogalooRay Santos Y Los Mejores Musicos De Puerto RicoAlbum
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