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Candido and Graciela: Unforgettable

Graciela Perez
Candido Camero and Graciela Perez

Candido Camero and Graciela Perez have discovered a way to defy time. The Cuban conga master and the one-time First Lady of Afro Cuban jazz simply ignore it. In Spanish Candido announces, “No importa los anos que pasan.” The translation is just what it looks like: “The years that pass are not important.”

As if to prove that point, they have a new CD out. He is the youngster in this team at 83. She is a spry 88. “I feel like making another [CD] just because I’m still alive,” she laughs.

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