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Our Man In Havana! LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am

Written by on Sunday, February 20, 2022

Mongo Santamaria’s “Watermelon Man” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998. Santamaria was one of a group of congueros who came to the United States in the 40s and 50s; the others were Armando Peraza, Chano Pozo, Francisco Aguabella, Julito Collazo. Listen to Mongo Santamaria’s music and story. Salsa, Latin Jazz y Musica Cubana, Mongo did hit all!  This Friday February 25, 7-9am Eastern on wslr.org and WSLR 96.5FM Sarasota.
You’ll be able to stream this show until March 10. It’s gooone after that! Claire Montenegro producer, Juan Montenegro host.Mong