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Chano Pozo
Birth: Jan. 7, 1915
Death: Dec. 2, 1948

Cuban Musician, Composer. He introduced the "tumbadoras" (Cuban Drums) in jazz orchestra. He gained great success in La Habana with Miguelito Valdés and with the Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra in Carnegie Hall. He became one of the pioneers of Afrocuban Jazz. He died in El Rio Cafe of New York, when he was shot in a fight. Among his compositions are "Manteca," "Abasi," "El Pin Pin," "Anana Boroco Tinde" and "Zarabanda". (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
Cementerio de Cristóbal Colón
La Habana, Cuba
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Mar 21, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8542085
Chano Pozo
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Te amo y te extrano, Sr. Pozo......u willNEVER be 4gotten!!! Ur legacy issecure. Afro-Cuban music is my drug of choice, nothing else needed!!!Muchas gracias para siempre 2 u, & my dear Bahai brother Dizzy, & ALL of thebeloved musicians who have left us.:-...(Read more)
- Drummer`s Daughter
 Added: Sep. 15, 2014

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jun. 22, 2014
Your contributions to music can never be underestimated. Like Gene Krupa, You were The First to combine Conga and Afro-Cuban Jazz and Bop!
- Bongo Pete
 Added: May. 14, 2014
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