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Armando Peraza

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  1. Born in Lawton Batista, Havana, Cuba in 1924, he was orphaned by age 7 but made a living selling vegetables

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  2. born May 30, 1924 in Havana, Cuba

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  3. stands shoulder to shoulder with Chano Pozo, Mongo Santamaria and Tito Puente as a pioneer of the Afro Cuban art form, but through his long associations with jazz pianist George Shearing, vibraphonist Cal Tjader and guitarist Carlos Santana, he was t

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  4. Although primarily known as a bongocero and conguero, Peraza is also an innovative and accomplished dancer and composer

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  5. Because of his mastery of both the congas and bongo, Peraza has been featured on classic recordings by Perez Prado, Machito, George Shearing, Charlie Parker, Tito Puente, Cal Tjader and Carlos Santana

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