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  1. Afro Blue. 1, likes · 3 talking about this. Afro Blue, premier vocal jazz ensemble at HU. Top 4 on NBC-TV’s The Sing-Off; Winner of 12 DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards; 4 "Wammie" Awards.
  2. Mongo Santamaria recorded his composition "Afro Blue" in when playing with the Cal Tjader Sextet. The first recorded performance was on April 20, , at the Sunset Auditorium in Carmel, California, with Santamaría on percussion. "Afro Blue" was the first jazz standard built on a typical African cross-rhythm, or hemiola. The song begins with the bass repeatedly playing six cross.
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Afro Blue Vol.2/The Roots And Rhythms Of Jazz on Discogs. Label: Blue Note - 4 09 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Jazz • Style: Fusion, Contemporary Jazz/5(6).
  4. Print and download Afro Blue sheet music by John Coltrane arranged for Piano. Instrumental Solo, and Piano/Chords in F Minor. SKU: MN
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  6. Una de las experiencias humanas que definen el Caribe como región es la de la diáspora africana. El impacto que este proceso humano tuvo sobre la música de las Américas, en general, y la región del Caribe, en específico, sentó las bases de la naturaleza común de los ritmos que se manifiestan en Nueva Orleans, Río de Janeiro, el arco de las Antillas, la zona del Orinoco de Venezuela y.
  7. Dec 15,  · Afro Blue performs live at NPR's Studio 1. Colin Marshall/NPR A tambourine jingled merrily and spirits were high when Afro Blue visited NPR's Studio 1 .
  8. Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría (April 7, in Havana, Cuba – February 1, ) was an Afro-Cuban percussionist. He is most famous for being the composer of the jazz standard "Afro Blue", as performed by John Coltrane among others. His hit rendition of Herbie Hancock's "Watermelon Man" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in In he moved to New York where he played with.
  9. Afro Blue: Its A Matter of Pride Review: One of America's elite Collegiate Vocal Jazz ensembles, 9-strong, mixed-voice Afro Blue, under the direction of Connaitre Miller, has collected six DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards in their seven years of existence. These included "Best College Vocal Jazz Ensemble in" in and Director Miller has arranged four of the 15 tunes here, which.

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