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Candido Camero (1921 - ) is Cuban percussionist (mainly and ) who backed many a act since the 1950s.

Early on he had recorded in his native Cuba with Machito. He moved to New York in 1952 and started recording with Dizzy Gillespie. During 1953-54 he was in the Billy Taylor quartet and in 1954 he performed and recorded with Stan Kenton. He recorded a number of albums under his own name as well, and even enjoyed some hits during… read more

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    GTA V )))
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    gta v
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    old
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    thousand finger man! rewind that ish!
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    Awesome))
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    if anyone has the anthology album, i gotta do a gig next month and the crowd will go crazy !!!
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    Always loved candido's percussion. A sampler's delight :-).
  • Avatar for shufflebaby
    ...2 hrs later and I'm still with it, and into it...thanks to last.fm to get me hooked on Candido!
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    didn't know the most refined spices came from Ghana..love his spicy beautiful fingers
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    who tagged him indie? :D

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