The Master

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1 Arcason 06:25 192/24 Album only
2 Riffiando 06:29 192/24 Album only
3 Salsibiri 07:47 192/24 Album only
4 Lagrimas Negras 03:53 192/24 Album only
5 Wow Wow Holy Cow 07:53 192/24 Album only
6 Conga Descarga 05:34 192/24 Album only
7 Conga Blues 07:06 192/24 Album only
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Candido Camero was born on April 22nd, 1921 in Barrio Cerro, Havana, Cuba. Candido has become an important star in the jazz world, as well as the Afro Cuban genre, performing and recording with Machito's Afro Cubans, Billie Holiday, Billy Taylor, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and recently with Tony Bennett. The list goes on and on. He has transformed the conga drum into an international instrument used in all genres of music.

Recorded December 18, 2013 at the Hirsch Center in Brooklyn, NY. 

Candido Camero - congas
Ray Santos - arranger, musicial director
Anibal Martinez - trumpet
Al Acosta - tenor and baritone saxophone, flute
Hommy Ramos Vizcarrondo - trombone
Juan (Papo) Pepin - congas
Joe Gonzalez - bongos
Willie Martinez - timbales
Guillermo Edghill - bass
Julio Salgado - vocals
Xiomara Laugart - vocals
David Oquendo - tres, guitar, vocals, arrangement for "Conga Blues"

Producer: David Chesky and Ray Santos
Recording engineers: Nicholas Prout and Mor Mezrich
Editing and mastering engineer: Nicholas Prout

Recorded using a B & K Binaural head, MSB A/D Converter, and Crystal microphone cable.

Special thanks to Professor Edgar Choueiri of the 3D Audio and Applied Acoustics (3D3A) Lab of Princeton University for his technical assistance on the 3D audio aspects of this binaural recording.