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Poncho Sanchez: Out of Sight!

If your four-year-old granddaughter dances spontaneously to the opener of a recording, something is right about it. “One Mint Julep” on Poncho Sanchez’s Out of Sight! was responsible for such happiness.

The most popular band in Latin jazz returns with a few young ones aboard, such as percussionist and tresero Sal Vasquez, timbalero George Ortiz and trumpeter Serafin Aguilar. The prospects get the dreamy task of sharing their initial foray into Ponchohood with special guests noted for their labor in soul music and R&B, with Ray Charles topping the list of special invitees on Out of Sight! (which Sanchez considers his best yet).

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