Candido y Caliente

Notes:
Candido Camero, 93, inventor of “coordinated independence” on the Congas – steady rthymn with one hand, improvisation with the other

Candido brought Congas into the emerging Jazz revolution of the 40s and 50s

When the standard was a single conga, Candido brought three and changed the conga from backup instrument to lead

A show by Candido is the Holy Grail for every Conga player on the planet

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