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Tata Güines

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Tata Güines

Tata Güines has been played on NTS shows including Jazzman, with Descarga Cubana first played on 9 June 2013.

Tata Güines (born Federico Aristides Soto y Alejoà June 30, 1930, died February 4, 2008) was a Cuban percussionist on the tumbadora, or conga drum, as well as a composer. He was important in the first generation of Afro-Cuban jazz.[1] Güines was born in Güines, a poor town east of LA HAVANA in HAVANA province of Cuba. He made his first drums out of milk cartons and sausages. He became famous for playing the conga, a tall, narrow drum of Congolese brought to Cuba by African slaves…

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Descarga Cubana
Cachao, Alejandro "El Negro" Vivar, Armando Armenteros, Niño Rivera, Orestes Lopez, Peruchín, Rene Hernandez, Tata Güines
Caney1995
Descarga Cubana
Cachao, Alejandro "El Negro" Vivar, Armando Armenteros, Niño Rivera, Orestes Lopez, Peruchín, Rene Hernandez, Tata GüinesCaney1995
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