Michel Camilo

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    PaprikaMichel Camilo
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    Blue Bossa (Album Version)Michel Camilo
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    Caribe (Album Version)Michel Camilo
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        An exciting and high-powered virtuoso pianist, Michel Camilo came from a very musical family (all nine of his uncles were musicians). Originally playing accordion, he switched to piano when he was 16. After moving to New York in 1979, his song "Why Not?" became a hit for the Manhattan Transfer and caught on as a standard, and "Caribe" entered the repertoire of Dizzy Gillespie. Camilo, who worked with Paquito d'Rivera's band for three years (cutting an album with "Why Not?" as th... Read more

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