Sabu Martinez Catalog

1957 (age 27)

Sabu - Palo Congo  (Blue Note BLP 1561)

Evaristo Baro, bass; Ray "Mosquito" Romero, Israel Moises "Quique" Travieso, congas; Arsenio Rodriguez, congas, guitar, vocals; "Sabu" L. Martinez, congas, bongos, vocals; Raul "Caesar" Travieso, congas, vocals; Sarah Baro, Willie Capo, vocals.
Manhattan Towers, NYC, April 28, 1957
tk.1Aggo Elegua
tk.4Billumba-Palo Congo
tk.7Choferito-Plena
tk.8El Cumbanchero
tk.11Tribilin Cantore
tk.13Asabache
tk.14Simba
tk.15Rhapsodia Del Maravilloso

1958

Sabu And His Percussion Ensemble - Sorcery!  (Columbia WL 101)

Sabu, percussion.
released 1958
Aurora Borealis
Moon Black
Sorcery
Bonco
Milk Weed
Sol

Louis "Sabu" Martinez - Safari With Sabu  (Vik LX 1122)

Gene Allen, oboe, tenor sax; Cecil Payne, baritone sax; Jack Hitchcock, vibes, trombone; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Ray Baretto, Evelio Quintero, Ray Romero, conga drums; Louis "Sabu" Martinez, bongos, timpani; Steve Berrios, timbales; Louis Martinez, conductor; Bob Rolontz, producer, director.
Webster Hall, NYC, released 1958
Jeanette
Dawn
Ubas
Nadenga
Safari

1960 (age 30)

Sabu's Jazz Espagnole  (Alegre Records LPA 802)

Marty Sheller, trumpet; Bobby Porcelli, alto sax; Arty Jenkins, piano; Bill Salter, bass; Sabu Martinez, congas; Ernie Newsum, Louie Ramirez, percussion.
live recordings, released 1960
Intro
The Oracle
I Remember Carmen
Delilah
Breakin' In It
Flipping
Otra Vez
Flamenco Ain't Bad
Woody'n You
Enchantmene
Nica's Dream
Coda

1968

Groovin' With 'Sabu' Martinez  (Metronome (Swd) MLP 15316)

Rune Gustafsson, guitar; Sture Nordin, bass; Sabu Martinez, congas.
Stockholm, Sweden, April 2 & 3, 1968
The Beat Goes On
Bwana Simba
No More (Jag Vill Tro)
Groovin'
Flap
Recado Bossa Nova
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
Munequita Linda (The Quiero Dijiste)
Tumbael Tambo
O, Grande Amor

1973 (age 43)

Sabu Martinez - Afro Temple  (Grammofonverket (Swd) EFG-7341)

Christer Boustedt, alto sax, flute; Bernt Rosengren, tenor sax, piccolo; Red Mitchell, bass; Ali Lundbohm, Stephen Moller, drums; Per Arne Almeflo, Conny Lundstrom, Johnny Martinez, Bo Osten Svensson, congas; Sabu Martinez, bongos, congas, bukoba, talking drum, timpani, gong, all sound and percussion effects; Peter Perlowsky, extra percussion; Christina Martinez, Margarita Martinez, added chorus.
Europa Film Studio, Stockholm, Sweden, March, 1973
Martin Cohen Loves Latin Percussion
Meapestaculo
Wounded Knee
Afro Temple
All Camels Hump
Hotel Alyssa-Sousse, Tunisia
Para Ti, Tito Rodriguez
My Son Johnny And Me
My Christina