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Willie Bobo

Willie Bobo
Born: Feb 28, 1934 in New York, NY
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Died: Sep 15, 1983 in Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Jazz, World, R&B
Biography: Willie Bobo was one of the great Latin percussionists of his time, a relentless swinger on the congas and timbales, a flamboyant showman onstage, and an engaging if modestly endowed singer. He also made serious inroads into the pop, R&B and straight jazz worlds, and he always said that his favorite song ...Read full biography
A New Dimension
Released: 1968
Label: Verve
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Bobo Motion
Released: 1967
Label: Verve
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Recorded and released in 1967, Bobo Motion is one of percussionist Willie Bobo's best-known recordings of the 1960s. The album is best-known for its version of the Sonny Henry nugget "Evil Ways" that ...Read full review
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