In 1968, the horn-heavy latin-influenced funk band Mandrill was formed in Brooklyn by Carlos, Lou and Ric Wilson. The three Panama-born brothers made up the horn section of the seven member band. Mandrill was celebrated for their positive and uplifting mix of musical styles, which pioneered the genre of world music. Their first three albums were recorded at Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady Studios in Greenwich Village. In 1970, Mandrill released their self-titled debut on Polydor Records, followed by their Mandrill Is album in 1972. Their most successful album Composite Truth was released In 1973, featuring their signature song Fencewalk. This video of Mandrill performing Fencewalk is from 2002.
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