IAJE - Day 2: NEA Jazzmaster Candido Camero
January 10, 2008. Posted by David Tallacksen.
While it's turning cold here in Toronto, NEA Jazzmaster Candido Camero exudes warmth. His arthritis makes walking hard, but he makes short mention of it- saying instead that he's glad it doesn't affect his hands, so he can continue playing. His smile and laugh is infectious. And he's got stories - you wouldn't expect less from the man that revolutionized the conguero technique - from a single drum to two and three. Take a listen to Rhonda Hamilton's interview:
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