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MACHITO ALL-STARS AT COCOMO'S

Photos by Peter Maiden

peter@maidenfoto.com

Mario Grillo, son of the legendary Machito (Frank Grillo), is seen playing timbales. The original Machito and his Afro-Cuban Allstars began playing Latin jazz in the 1940s.   On the right is Herman Olivera, renowned singer, from the Eddie Palmieri orchestra.

 

Johnny Rodriguez also graced this stage with his unique percussion stylings.  Mr.Rodriguez has played with Ray Barretto Band, Tipica 73 and recorded with the Fania All-stars