Candido

Candido

Real Name:
Cándido Camero
Profile:
Cuban-born percussionist (mainly Conga and Bongo) who backed many Afro-Cuban and straight-ahead jazz acts starting in the 1950s.

Born : April 22, 1921 in Regal (Havana), Cuba.

Early on he recorded in 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 also enjoyed some hits during the disco era, most notably with Babatunde Olatunji's classic "Jingo", which he recorded for Salsoul Records.
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Candido Discography

Albums

The Billy Taylor Trio* And Candido The Billy Taylor Trio* And Candido - The Billy Taylor Trio With Candido (Album) Prestige US 1954 Sell This Version
Candido Featuring Al Cohn Candido Featuring Al Cohn - Candido (Album) ABC-Paramount US 1956 Sell This Version
Candido The Volcanic (Album) ABC-Paramount, ABC-Paramount US 1957 Sell This Version
ABC-178 Candido Calypso Dance Party With Candido, Calypso & Girl(LP, Album) ABC-Paramount ABC-178 US 1957 Sell This Version
Candido In Indigo (Album) ABC-Paramount US 1958 Sell This Version
The Don Elliott Octet Featuring Candido The Don Elliott Octet Featuring Candido - Jamaica Jazz ABC-Paramount US 1958 Sell This Version
635 Ralph Sharon, Candido Ralph Sharon, Candido - 2:38 a.m.(LP) Argo Records 635 US 1958 Sell This Version
Candido Latin Fire (The Big Beat Of Candido) (Album) ABC-Paramount US 1959 Sell This Version
The Lecuona Cuban Boys* Featuring Candido The Lecuona Cuban Boys* Featuring Candido - Dance Along With The Lecuona Cuban Boys (Album) ABC-Paramount US 1959 Sell This Version
Candido Conga Soul (Album) Roulette US 1962 Sell This Version
Candido Candido's Comparsa (Album) ABC-Paramount Canada 1963 Sell This Version
V-8542 Dizzy Gillespie / J.J. Johnson / Stan Getz / Leo Wright / Art Davis / Chuck Lampkin / Lalo Schifrin / Candido Dizzy Gillespie / J.J. Johnson / Stan Getz / Leo Wright / Art Davis / Chuck Lampkin / Lalo Schifrin / Candido - Jazz At The Philharmonic In Europe(LP, Album, Mono) Verve Records V-8542 US 1963 Sell This Version
Candido Thousand Finger Man (Album) Solid State Records (2) US 1970 Sell This Version
Candido "Brujerias" De Candido / Candido's "Latin McGuffa's Dust" (Album) Tico Records Colombia 1971 Sell This Version
Candido Beautiful (Album) Blue Note US 1971 Sell This Version
Candido Drum Fever (Album) Polydor, Polydor Germany 1973 Sell This Version
Candido Dancin' & Prancin' (Album) Salsoul Records Turkey 1979 Sell This Version
Candido Candi's Funk (Album) Salsoul Records Japan 1979 Sell This Version
DRL. 6310 Woody Herman With Lionel Hampton, Al Caiola, Richie Pratt*, Candido, George Marz, Rolland Hanna* Woody Herman With Lionel Hampton, Al Caiola, Richie Pratt*, Candido, George Marz, Rolland Hanna* - Who's Who In Jazz, Vol. 10(LP, Comp, Gat) Phonic DRL. 6310 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
BBE 12 012 Candido / Fania All Stars Candido / Fania All Stars - Stop And Listen 5 Sampler(12", Smplr) BBE BBE 12 012 UK 2000 Sell This Version
JD193 Giovanni Hidalgo, Candido, Patato Valdes* Giovanni Hidalgo, Candido, Patato Valdes* - The Conga Kings(CD, Album) Chesky Records JD193 US 2000 Sell This Version
JD217 Giovanni Hidalgo, Candido, Carlos "Patato" Valdes Giovanni Hidalgo, Candido, Carlos "Patato" Valdes - The Conga Kings - Jazz Descargas(CD, Album) Chesky Records JD217 US 2001 Sell This Version
JD249 Candido & Graciela Candido & Graciela - Inolvidable(CD) Chesky Records JD249 US 2004 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

AMP 45-S-5840 Candido Candido In Indigo(7", Ste) ABC-Paramount AMP 45-S-5840 US 1958 Sell This Version
The Lecuona Cuban Boys* Featuring Candido The Lecuona Cuban Boys* Featuring Candido - Dance Along With The Lecuona Cuban Boys (EP) ABC-Paramount Sweden 1959 Sell This Version