At a concert in 2008
|Birth name||Candido de Guerra Camero|
|Born||22 April 1921|
|Died||7 November 2020 (aged 99)|
New York City, U.S.
|Genres||Afro-Cuban jazz, disco|
|Instruments||Conga, bongo, percussion|
|Labels||ABC-Paramount, Blue Note, Roulette, Polydor, Salsoul, Chesky|
|Associated acts||Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly|
Cándido de Guerra Camero (22 April 1921 – 7 November 2020), also known simply as Cándido, was a Cuban conga and bongo player. He also played the tres, drums, and acoustic bass. He was the first player to create techniques to play multiple conga drums.
References[change | change source]
- Contreras, Felix (November 7, 2020). "Cándido Camero, A Father Of Latin Jazz, Dies At 99". NPR. Retrieved November 7, 2020.