Palo Congo

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Palo Congo
Palocongo.jpg
Studio album by Sabu Martinez
Released 1957
Recorded Apr 27, 1957 at Manhattan Towers, New York City
Genre Latin jazz
Length 44:48
Label Blue Note 1561
Sabu Martinez chronology
Palo Congo (1957) Sabu's Jazz Espagnole (1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Palo Congo is the first album by conguero Sabu Martinez. It was listed in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "El Cumbanchero" 5:38
2. "Billumba-Palo Congo" 6:06
3. "Choferito-Plena" 4:02
4. "Asabache" 4:22
5. "Simba" 5:55
6. "Rhapsodia del Maravilloso" 4:39
7. "Aggo Elegua" 4:28
8. "Tribilin Cantore" 5:19

Personnel[edit]

  • Louis "Sabu" Martinez - Congas, Bongos, Vocals
  • Arsenio Rodríguez - Congas, Guitar, Vocals
  • Raul "Caesar" Travieso - Congas, Vocals
  • Israel Moises "Quique" Travieso - Congas
  • Ray "Mosquito" Romero - Congas
  • Evaristo Baro - bass
  • Willie Capo - Vocals
  • Sarah Baro - Vocals

[3]

Notes[edit]

https://www.discogs.com/Sabu-Palo-Congo/release/2078867