One player, multiple drums – Candido and NFamara

Nfamara Badjie Master drummer from Gambia watches Cándido Camero

Up until the middle part of the 20th century, hand drumming followed a pretty simple rule: One man, one drum (unless it was a two headed drum, tablas, or bongo drums.)

Then something changed.

What was it?


Bobby Sanabria interviews Cándido Camero, the most recorded conga player in jazz history.


October 14, 2017 – Jazz Forum: Conga master Candido (age 96) surprises the crowd with his rarely-seen bass and cowbell skills.


The video Nfamara was watching

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