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Legal name: Candido Camero


Cándido de Guerra Camero, also known simply as Candido (born April 22, 1921) is a Cuban-born percussionist (mainly conga and bongo) who has backed several jazz acts since the 1950s. Although he has been credited as the first person to use the congas in jazz music, both Diego Iborra and Chano Pozo preceded him in the 1940s.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1956 Candido (feat. Al Cohn) 2
1958 In Indigo 2
1971 Brujeias De Candido 2
1973 Drum Fever 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
The Anthology 1
The Volcanic & Latin Fire 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1981 Dancin' & Prancin' 1

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