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Candido Camero (1921 - ) is Cuban percussionist (mainly conga and bongo) who backed many a jazz 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…

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

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