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At a concert in 2008
|Birth name||Candido de Guerra Camero|
22 April 1921|
|Died||7 November 2020
New York City, U.S.
|Genres||Afro-Cuban jazz, disco|
|Instruments||Conga, bongo, percussion|
|Labels||ABC-Paramount, Blue Note, Roulette, Polydor, Salsoul, Chesky|
|Associated acts||Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Wynton Kelly|
Cándido de Guerra Camero (22 April 1921 – 7 November 2020), also known simply as Cándido, was a Cuban conga and bongo player. He also played the tres, drums, and acoustic bass. He was the first player to create techniques to play multiple conga drums.
Camero died on November 7, 2020, at his home in New York City, aged 99.
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