The Last Mambo

The Last Mambo, a documentary which explores the past, present and future of the Salsa/Latin Jazz music and dance community in the San Francisco Bay Area. Profiles of salsa/Latin jazz musicians, dancers and D.J.s, promotional trailer, photographs, artwork, artists profiles, links to Afro-Cuban music websites, links to Salsa music and dance websites. Documentary to be release on Wayne Wallace's record label, Patois Records, spring of 2015.



1985  John Santos forms the Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble which later became John Santos and the Machete Ensemble.  Their groundbreaking original compositions and powerful arrangement blending jazz, folkloric, and dance idioms  and created,  enthusiastic following in the Bay Area and all over the world.  

See John Santos and Machete Ensemble cut loose at the Oakland Coliseum in 1990.

John Santos & The Machete Ensemble - Jazz Ensemble Recorded Live: 6/30/1990 - Oakland Coliseum Stadium - Oakland, CA More John Santos & The Machete Ensemble at Music Vault: Subscribe to Music Vault on YouTube: