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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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Chano Pozo
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- R I P
 Added: Oct. 22, 2015
Oye rumbero suena el eco del tambor, el compañero que su nombre consagró y que, llegando a la cumbre, ay con aquello de "manteca", la muerte vino y lo sorprendió. Pero deseo preguntarde quien el tambor recuerda rumbero, era de Changó. Ya no se oye, pin pi...(Read more)
- Marcus De Grossi from Brazil
 Added: Apr. 12, 2015

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jun. 22, 2014
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