José Mangual Jr.

American percussionist, vocalist, arranger, songwriter and band leader, born January 1948 in Spanish Harlem, New York City, USA.
Son of the innovative and pioneering bongo musician of the Machito And His Orchestra's Jose Mangual. Brother of the percussionist Luis Mangual.
Also known worldwide as Buyú, José Jr. was born and raised in East Harlem, the Spanish Quarter of New York City known as "El Barrio".
By the age of fifteen, José Jr. was already playing in local groups. Mangual Jr. showed his talent as a composer, author, and lead vocalist with Willie Colón's orchestra.
His skills as a percussionist and musical director were sought out by many including Juan Luis Guerra, Rubén Blades, Herb Alpert, Dizzy Gillespie, David Byrne, Celia Cruz, Ramon Orlando, Mario Bauza, Mongo Santamaria, Fania All Stars, Junior Gonzalez, Ismael Miranda and Louie Ramirez.
Mangual’s musical credits are varied. His Discography includes releases such as "Pa Bailar y Gozar", "Que lo Diga el Tiempo", "Sonero Con Clase", "No Se Tu", and many others.
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José Mangual Jr. Discography Tracks


José Mangual Jr. Tribute To Chano Pozo (Album) True Ventures Inc., True Ventures Inc. Mexico 1977 Sell This Version
José Mangual Jr. Pa' Bailar Y Gozar (Album) Velvet (2) Venezuela 1979 Sell This Version
PD 151 José Mangual Jr., Lita Branda, Melcochita José Mangual Jr., Lita Branda, Melcochita - Con Sabor(LP) Perudis PD 151 US 1980 Sell This Version
José Mangual Jr. "Time Will Tell" "Que Lo Diga El Tiempo..." (Album) Companero Productions, Companero Productions US 1981 Sell This Version
252064 José Mangual Jr. Pa' Bailar Y Gozar(LP, Album) Discos Fuentes 252064 Colombia 1982 Sell This Version
LPV-2047 José Mangual Jr. Dándole Color (LP) Velvet (2) LPV-2047 Venezuela 1984 Sell This Version
LP-2023 José Mangual Jr. Al Fin, Y Al Cabo(LP, Album) Combo Records (2) LP-2023 Venezuela 1984 Sell This Version
TBLP 005, TBLP-005 Jose Mangual Jr.* Latin Rhythm & Moods(LP, Album) Tropical Budda Records, Tropical Budda Records TBLP 005, TBLP-005 US 1984 Sell This Version
1859 José Mangual Jr. Tribute To Chano Pozo(CD, Album, RE) Velvet (2) 1859 Venezuela 1997 Sell This Version
CMP-555 José Mangual Jr. Dancing With The Gods (Bailando Con Los Santos)(CD, Album) Chola Musical Productions CMP-555 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

LP José Mangual Jr., Pablo Rosario, Milton Cardona José Mangual Jr., Pablo Rosario, Milton Cardona - Latin Rhythm Sampler(Flexi, 8", S/Sided, EP, Promo) Latin Percussion Inc. LP US 1974 Sell This Version
LPV-45-1001 José Mangual Jr. Masacote/ Guaguanco(7", Single) Latin Percussion Ventures, Inc. LPV-45-1001 1975 Sell This Version
50-024 José Mangual Jr. Campanero / Soñando Con Puerto Rico(7", Single) Soulatino 50-024 Peru 1978 Sell This Version
145083 José Mangual Jr. Negrita / Gitana(7", Single) Disa Records 145083 Peru 1980 Sell This Version
145-075 José Mangual Jr. Salta Perico / Tres Bongoceros(7", Single) Disa Records 145-075 Peru 1980 Sell This Version
145092 José Mangual Jr. Mil Amores / Pa' Que Te Cuento(7") Disa Records 145092 Peru 1981 Sell This Version
300041 José Mangual Jr. Campana Mayoral / Brisas De Borinquen(7", Single) Doxa Records 300041 Peru Unknown Sell This Version
4177 Mangual Jr.* Campanero(7") INS 4177 Colombia Unknown Sell This Version


1.994 José Mangual Jr. Mis Mejores Exitos(LP, Album, Comp) RDS 1.994 US 1989 Sell This Version

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