Children of Sanchez (album)

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Children of Sanchez
Children of Sanchez Cover album.jpg
Soundtrack album by Chuck Mangione
Released 1978
Genre Jazz, crossover jazz, easy listening
Length 83:10
Label A&M
Producer Chuck Mangione
Chuck Mangione chronology
70 Miles Young
Children of Sanchez
Fun and Games
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Children of Sanchez is the sixteenth overall album by jazz artist Chuck Mangione. It is also the soundtrack to the 1978 film The Children of Sanchez. Chuck Mangione won a Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance for the title song, "Children of Sanchez". The title track is sung by Don Potter.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Chuck Mangione except where noted:

Disc One
1."Children of Sanchez (Overture)"14:10
4."Pilgrimage, Pt. 1"2:58
5."Pilgrimage, Pt. 2"2:37
6."Consuelo's Love Theme"17:02
Disc Two
1."Hot Consuelo" 4:04
2."Death Scene" 4:45
3."Market Place"Chuck Mangione, Hugh Masekela3:11
4."Echano" 2:37
5."Bellavia" 3:15
6."Lullabye (Vocal Version)" 3:40
7."Medley" 8:20
8."B'bye" 8:29
9."Children of Sanchez (Finale)" 3:06
Total length:83:10


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Poland (ZPAV)[2] Platinum 100,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone


  • Dave Collins - Digital remastering
  • Michael Frondelli - Assistant engineer
  • Mick Guzauski - Editing, engineer, mixing
  • Stillman Kelly - Assistant engineer
  • Donald Potter - Editing, mixing
  • Larry Swist - Assistant engineer
  • Jeff Tyzik - Associate producer, coordination, string arrangements
  • Gerald Vinci - Concert master, editing