New York born and bred, percussionist, composer/ arranger and bandleader Bobby Matos has dedicated his life to playing and spreading the best Afro Latin Jazz he can. He is a veteran of many tours and recordings and has played with such stars as Bobby Hutcherson, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, Miriam Makeba, Jack Costanzo, Dave Pike, Pucho & the Latin Soul Bros., Ralph Irrazarry, Larry Harlow, Celia Cruz, Eric Gale, and others.
This interview was recorded Feb.22, 2013 at the Temecula Community Theater
Temecula, CA. Website www.temeculatheater.org
Music featured in this interview Bobby Matos & his Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble, the CD's Footprints, Mambo Jazz Dance website, www.bobbymatosmusic.com
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