was taken in Club Cubano Interamericano in the Bronx in 1962. It was here
that I showed my first pair of bongos to Mongo. Pictured from left to
Front row: Bernard McKinley, Al Abrieu, Victor Venegas and Julito Collazo.
Middle row: Joso Donato, Elliott Romero and Pat Patrick.
Top: Mongo Santamaria.