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Un Sencillo homenaje a los Congueros Mayores, todos influenciados por el legendario Luciano ´´Chano´´ Pozo el Tambor de Cuba, en estos apartes que escogí de diferentes videos podemos apreciar la gran vitalidad y las diferentes técnicas utilizadas por estos grandes maestros, indudablemente muy diferente a los métodos empleados hoy en día y que ha revolucionado […]

Cándido de Guerra Camero, also known simply as Candido (born April 22, 1921) is a Cuban-born percussionist (mainly conga and bongo) and the most recorded conga drummer in the history of jazz. He also plays the tres (Cuban mandolin), drums, and acoustic bass. He has worked in many genres of popular music from pop, rock, […]

Looking for new places to dig for records, I came across an article that talks about a trove of Afro-Cuban records waiting to be appraised and re-organized in order to build a story. Source: New York Times:

Conga Bongo Radio is a plataform designed to create a community of talented artists. Its whole purpose is to enrich our lives with salsa, mambo, rumba, guaguanco, pachanga, cha cha cha, son, bachata and danson played by a multitude of artist’s eclectic selections!

Opening of Palladium[edit] When the Palladium opened as a dance studio and dance hall, it had a racially restrictive policy and did not maintain the level of funding needed to operate it. It had a dance floor that could hold a thousand couples dancing at once but had fallen into decline by 1947.[1] Most of […]