Conti Condoli was a well-known trumpeter in the 1940s & 50s. He had a long, strong, and creative career playing and recording with superstars of the era: Sarah Vaughn, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman to name a few. Remarkably, in 1972, he ended up a permanent fixture in the Tonight Show band; Johnny Carson was the host of the show.

Here he is on a rare side as leader, on a small-ran Chicago label called Chance. This delicious mambo features legendary Chicago horn man/woodmind man, Ira Sullivan!

From 1954, an urban scorcher, and recorded so beautifully.                                                                                               Conti Condoli - Mambo Junior 78rpm