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Chano Pozo

bgo, cng, 1915-1948 CU, Havana
Singer / Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Luciano Gonzales Luciano "Chano Pozo" Gonzales

Luciano Pozo González, better known as Chano Pozo (January 7, 1915 in Havana – December 3, 1948 in New York City) was an Afro-Cuban jazz percussionist, singer, dancer and composer. Despite only living to age 33, he played a major role in the founding of Latin jazz. He was also a key influence on trumpet legend Dizzy Gillespie, co-writing some of Gillespie's Latin-flavored compositions including "Manteca" and "Tin Tin Deo", and serving as the first Latin percussionist in Gillespie's band.

        
Instruments
  • Bongos
  • Congas
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
Popular Tracks   
Cu-Ba on Best Of Chano Pozo Vol3 by Chano Pozo
Qué Me Manda La Niña on Cuban Classics by Estrellas Juveniles, Chano Pozo & Arsenio Rodriguez
Rumba en Swing on Legendary Sessions by Chano Pozo, Arsenio Rodríguez & Machito & His Orchestra
Pimienta on Cuban Classics by Estrellas Juveniles, Chano Pozo & Arsenio Rodriguez
No Vuelvo a Moron / Las Tres Marias / Apurrúñenme Mujeres on Legendary Sessions by Chano Pozo, Arsenio Rodríguez & Machito & His Orchestra
Ariñañara on Chano Pozo by Chano Pozo
Tintorera Ya Llegó on Legendary Sessions by Chano Pozo, Arsenio Rodríguez & Machito & His Orchestra
Baila Simón on Cuban Classics by Estrellas Juveniles, Chano Pozo & Arsenio Rodriguez
Apurruñenme Mujeres on Legendary Sessions by Chano Pozo, Arsenio Rodríguez & Machito & His Orchestra
Moody'S All Frantic on Best Of Chano Pozo Vol3 by Chano Pozo

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Cuban Classics Vol. XIIIArsenio Rodriguez, Chano Pozo, Estrellas Juveniles2001Compil.
Manteca (The Real Birth Of Cubop - Historic Live Recordings 1948)Chano Pozo With Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra2001Compil.
El Tambor De Cuba (Life And Music Of The Legendary Cuban Conga Drummer)Chano Pozo2001Compil.
Legendary SessionsChano Pozo & Arsenio Rodriguez With Machito And His Orchestra1992Compil.
Legends Of Afro-Cuban MusicChano Pozo & Arsenio Rodriguez1970Album
Manteca - Emanon - Good BaitGene Norman Presents Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo1955Single
Gene Norman Presents Dizzy Gillespie ans his orchestra featuring CHANO POZO Vol 4 Part 2Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo1954Single
Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano PozoDizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo1954Album
Gene Norman Presents, Vol. 4 - Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo In Concert, Part 1Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo1954Single
Gene Norman Presents, Vol. 4 - Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo In Concert, Part 3Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo1954Single
Gene Norman Presents, Vol. 4 - Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo In Concert, Part 2Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo1954Single
James Moody And His ModernistsJames Moody And His Modernists With Chano Pozo1952Album
Cubana Be / Cubana BopDizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra Featuring Chano Pozo1948Album
Ritmo Afro-CubanoChano PozoAlbum
Ritmo Afro-CubanoChano PozoAlbum
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Acknowledgements
To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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