Tag: Ray Mantilla

Tribute to Master Percussionist Ray Mantilla

Percussion master and beloved bandleader Ray Mantilla passed away on March 21, 2020. He was born in...

RIP Ray Mantilla (June 22, 1934 – March 21, 2020)

Inspired by his South Bronx Afro-Cuban roots, percussionist Ray Mantilla rose to prominence in the early '70s,...

Ray Mantilla: High Voltage

In 1932, Duke Ellington wrote one of the most famous songs, one that has not only endured...

Ray Mantilla and Ali Bello by Andrew James

Jazz Photographer Andrew James Presents Ali Bello & The Sweet Wire Band at the New Haven Jazz...

Ray Mantilla: The Connection

Ray Mantilla may be better remembered for his being one of the founding members of Max Roach’s...

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