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

PRLP 188 The Billy Taylor Trio* And Candido The Billy Taylor Trio* And Candido - The Billy Taylor Trio With Candido (Album) Prestige PRLP 188 US 1954 Sell This Version
ABC-125 Candido Featuring Al Cohn Candido Featuring Al Cohn - Candido (Album) ABC-Paramount ABC-125 US 1956 Sell This Version
ABC-180, ABC 180 Candido The Volcanic (Album) ABC-Paramount, ABC-Paramount ABC-180, ABC 180 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
ABCS-236 Candido In Indigo (Album) ABC-Paramount ABCS-236 US 1958 Sell This Version
ABC-228 The Don Elliott Octet Featuring Candido The Don Elliott Octet Featuring Candido - Jamaica Jazz ABC-Paramount ABC-228 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
ABC 286 Candido Latin Fire (The Big Beat Of Candido) (Album) ABC-Paramount ABC 286 US 1959 Sell This Version
ABCS-230 The Lecuona Cuban Boys* Featuring Candido The Lecuona Cuban Boys* Featuring Candido - Dance Along With The Lecuona Cuban Boys (Album) ABC-Paramount ABCS-230 US 1959 Sell This Version
SR 52078 Candido Conga Soul (Album) Roulette SR 52078 US 1962 Sell This Version
ABC 453 Candido Candido's Comparsa (Album) ABC-Paramount ABC 453 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
SS 18066 Candido Thousand Finger Man (Album) Solid State Records (2) SS 18066 US 1970 Sell This Version
318028 Candido "Brujerias" De Candido / Candido's "Latin McGuffa's Dust" (Album) Tico Records 318028 Colombia 1971 Sell This Version
BST 84357 Candido Beautiful (Album) Blue Note BST 84357 US 1971 Sell This Version
2391 102 Candido Drum Fever (Album) Polydor, Polydor 2391 102 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
Lp 8002 Candido Dancin' & Prancin' (Album) Salsoul Records Lp 8002 Turkey 1979 Sell This Version
RVP 6455 Candido Candi's Funk (Album) Salsoul Records RVP 6455 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
PEP 2007 The Lecuona Cuban Boys* Featuring Candido The Lecuona Cuban Boys* Featuring Candido - Dance Along With The Lecuona Cuban Boys (EP) ABC-Paramount PEP 2007 Sweden 1959 Sell This Version