And the Mongo Santamaria version
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Herbie Hancock wrote it and made it a classic two times, in his 1962 recording and then again in 1973 on his Headhunters Album.
In 1963, Cuban bandleader Mongo Santamaria was in search of a tune that bridged jazz and Latin music – and along came Herbie.
Santamaria’s version (below) became a Top 10 Pop hit.