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1 Armando Perazza on Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:50 pm

On Monday April 14, Cuban percussionist
Armando Peraza passed away at the age
of eighty-nine.

After arriving in America during the late 1940s
he recorded with jazz legends Charlie Parker,
Slim Gaillard, and many others.

Peraza was an important figure in the devolvement
of Afro-Cuban jazz appearing on Mongo Santamaria's
1959 classic recording of "Afro Blue."

Known in later years for his nearly two decades
with Carlos Santana, Jazz on the Tube honors the
memory of Armando Peraza with a drum solo filmed
at a Santana concert.

Video:

http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/26439.html

- Lester Perkins
Jazz on the Tube

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2 Re: Armando Perazza on Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:01 pm

Very sad to hear that. I did see him play several times with Santana over the years. A great percussionist and congero. RIP Armando !


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3 Re: Armando Perazza on Mon Apr 21, 2014 12:00 pm

He will be missed
played when he was old as well
amazing conga /bongo player.

I also watched him Live
with Carlos , many times.


Helped Carlos so much.


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4 Re: Armando Perazza on Mon Apr 21, 2014 12:09 pm



1999 in London


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5 Re: Armando Perazza on Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:23 pm

Indeed, Colin.



RIP, Armando.

 Sad


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