Cal Tjader

Cal Tjader Quintet, Featuring Armando Peraza, at The Penthouse, Seattle, WA, May 3-15, [early 1960s] In the 1950s vibraphonist Cal Tjader toured nationally with a Latin jazz quintet and he brought New York-based percussionists Mongo Santamaría and Willie Bobo to San Francisco. Local musicians flocked to hear them at clubs like the Rock Garden on Mission Street.