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Chano Pozo

Chano Pozo was first played on NTS on 2 June 2017. Songs played include Manteca.

Luciano Pozo González, better known as Chano Pozo (January 7, 1915 in Havana - December 3, 1948 in New York City) was an Afro-Cuban jazz percussionist, singer, dancer and composer who played a major role in the founding of Latin jazz. Although he lived but 33 years, no discussion of Latin jazz is complete without mention of his name and no discussion of trumpet giant Dizzy Gillespie, the godfather of Latin jazz in the U.S., can begin without the name of Pozo, who was the first in a long line of…

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Manteca
Gene Norman, Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra, Chano Pozo
Disques Vogue1955
Manteca
Gene Norman, Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra, Chano PozoDisques Vogue1955
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