Afro-Cuban Influence

Afro-Cuban Influence is an album by American jazz trumpeter and arranger Shorty Rogers which was released by RCA Victor in 1958.[1][2][3]

Afro-Cuban Influence
Studio album by
RecordedJune 19 & 26, 1958
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA
LabelRCA Victor
LPM 1763
ProducerDick Pierce
Shorty Rogers chronology
Gigi in Jazz
Afro-Cuban Influence
Chances Are It Swings


Professional ratings
Review scores

Allmusic called it a "highly recommended LP".[4]

Track listing

  1. "Wuayacañanga Suite" (Carlos Vidal, Modesto Duran, Shorty Rogers) - 21:58
  2. "Manteca" (Chano Pozo, Dizzy Gillespie, Gil Fuller) - 9:02
  3. "Moon Over Cuba" (Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol) - 4:12
  4. "Viva Puente" (Shorty Rogers) - 3:39
  5. "Un Poco Loco" (Bud Powell) - 3:36



  1. Discogs album entry accessed March 23, 2016
  2. Cohen, N. Herb Geller discography Archived 2016-03-05 at the Wayback Machine accessed March 23, 2016
  3. Encyclopedia of Jazz: Shorty Rogers discography Archived 2016-08-27 at the Wayback Machine accessed March 23, 2016
  4. Dryden, Ken. Manteca Afro-Cuban Influence – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
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