• Manteca
  • Red Garland Feat. Ray Barretto
  • Manteca (Remastered) [Bonus Track Version]

Manteca by The Red Garland Trio from Manteca (1990, Fantasy) album

track #1

Manteca” was co-written by Dizzy Gillespie and Chano Pozo in 1947. It was one of the first examples of Afro-Cuban influences being incorporated into mainstream jazz. The piece referred to racist tensions in America when Dizzy Gillespie is heard singing, “I’ll never go back to Georgia”. -quoted from wikipedia

Red Garland, piano

Paul Chambers, bass

Arthur Taylor, drums

Ray Barretto, conga

Recorded in Hackensack, NJ; April 11, 1958

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Manteca | Sizzling Latin Jazz live from Puerto Rico


Dizzy Gillespie & Chano Pozo. Manteca. Dizzier And Dizzier. RCA Italiana. 1949.