After 70 years in the business, NEA Jazz Master Percussionist Candido Camero is retiring and City College Center for the Arts is hosting his final public performance.
Known as the first percussionist to bring conga drumming to Jazz, Candido has worked with almost all of the great jazz masters, including Clark Terry, Dinah Washington, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Mongo Santamaria, Buddy Rich, Dizzy Gillespie, TIto Puente and hundreds more.
“Candido: The Last Legendary Music Journey” is an all-star concert celebrating the extraordinary contributions of NEA Jazz Master Percussionist Candido Camero. Participating artists include: Multi-Grammy nominated Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band, David Oquendo, (U)nity, Xiomara Laugart, Benjamin Lapidus and many more. Visit www.citycollegecenterforthearts.org for more details and ticket options.