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Danser le Mambo.

April 10, 2011

various artists – mamborama (vox records 10″, 1953) album

The mambo-craze of the fifties began in Cuba, spread to Mexico to the inimatable Perez Prado, and peaked in New York City. It didn’t end there though: i recently stumbled across this French(!) EP full of mambo’s. The first few tracks are a little too big-band-y for my tastes, but the rest is certainly worth checking out…

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