This just-released documentary by renowned filmmaker Ivan Acosta focuses on the life of famed Cuban percussionist Candido Camero. Hailed as one of the greatest Cuban musicians of all time, Candido's music is a powerful, driving force that demonstrates a technical virtuosity rarely seen in music. Born in Havana, Cuba in 1921, Candido has played with some of the greatest jazz musicians of all time, including Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Charlie "Bird" Parker, Duke Ellington, Chico O'Farrill, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Celia Cruz, and several of today's most popular Latin American artists.
The Cuba Project/Bildner Center would like to invite you to attend the following film screening:
Monday, December 20 at 6:00 PM. Elebash Recital Hall. The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. 365 Fifth Avenue (Between 34th and 35th street) New York, NY, 10011.
This screening is free and open to the public. Seating is general admission. Please reserve to email@example.com