Modesto Duran & Orchestra

Fabulous Rhythms of Modesto: Limited 'Sangre de Chango' Red Vinyl LP


Release Date: 26 July, 2024

A disciple of mambo innovator Perez Prado, the cuban-born Modesto Duran was a pivotal figure in latin dance music’s transitionary mid-century period. His gentle slaps can be heard across dozens of 1950’s mega-sellers, from Esquivel to Bela Fonte, Eartha Kit to Lena Horne. On his 1960 solo debut, Duran Gathers a who’s who of conga-men, Including Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, and Juan Cheda, delivering a cinematic and percussive melange of Afro-cuban, Cha Cha, and exotic Jazz styles for the discerning listener.


1. Afro-cu
2. Silent Island
3. Bem-be-cu
4. Chuqui Bambo
5. Piranha
6. Angry Drums
7. Goro-gu
8. Coro-coro
9. Baca-vaca
10. Gua-gua-co
11. Jungle Dream
12. Chango

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Vinyl LP