Cui Cui Conga- Trumpet Quartet w/Bass

Composer- Cugat- Belo/ arr.Chidester

Length- 3:08

Difficulty- MD

Range- MD

Endurance- MD

Finger technique- M

Counting ability- MD

Ensemble difficulty- MD


Xavier Cugat was known as “the Rumba King” and his bands were the rage many decades ago. Mr. Cugat was born in Barcelona, Spain. He moved to the states and performed with the great singer Caruso for five years while on tour. His bands were very popular throughout the country and performed mostly at the leading hotels in the states. This is one of his many well-known hits.

The trumpet solo at the end includes only the changes.

Listen to the example-


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