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The Afro Cuban Messenger: Mongo Santamaria

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Photo: Steve Laufer

Broadcast: September 18, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

Mongo Santamaria was best known for "Watermelon Man" and "Afro Blue". He was a percussionist and Cuban.

He will most likely be remembered as the best Afro Cuban drummer of all time. He was the Afro Cuban Messenger.

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