Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra Conducted by Bobby Sanabria ¡Que Viva Harlem!


  1. Mamba Inferno
  2. Feeding The Chickens
  3. Let There Be Swing
  4. Moon Over Cuba
  5. Oclupaca
  6. Royal Garden Blues
  7. Blood Count
  8. Que Viva Harlem


Manhattan School of Music Afro-cuban Jazz orchestra
Bobby Sanabria, Conductor, Music Director
Timbales, Clave, Shekere, and Vocals

Patrick Bartley, Alto and Soprano Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet
Kevin Bene, Alto Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute
Xavier Del Castillo, Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute
Graeme Norris, Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute
Leo Pellegrino, Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet

St. Clair Simmons
Josh Holcomb
Jesus Viramontes
Santiago Latorre, Bass Trombone

Josh Gawel
Ryan DeWeese
Benny Benack
Kyla Moscovich

Saiyid Sharik Hasan
Acoustic Bass
Max Calkin

Arthur Vint

Takao Heisho
Bongo/Cencerro, Barol De Bomba, Percussion
Matthew Gonzalez
Oreste Abrantes
Bobby Sanabria plays TAMA drums, Sabian cymbals, LP. Inc. percussion, Vic Firth sticks, Remo drumheads
Oreste Abrantes plays LP Inc. percussion
Matthew Gonzalez plays TOCA percussion

Additional Credits

Produced by Bobby Sanabria

Recorded on Thursday, March 28, 2013
John C. Borden Auditorium, Manhattan School of Music
Concert Recording Engineer: Dustin Cicero
Mixed and Edited by Jim Gately
Assistant Engineers: Yao Lu

Mastered by Mark Wilder, Battery Studios, New York, NY
Design by Majel Peters
Cover Illustration is a derivative of ‘Getting Religion’ by Archibald Motley
Photography by Brian Hatton
Project Coordinator – Stephanie Crease