Thursday, August 28, 2008

Photos: New York City 1972, 1974, 1980

My father playing a drum he made.
Photo in Central Park in 1972.
The guy sitting next to him with the knit cap was 'Gil', he was rumored to have been an undercover FBI agent, sent in to infiltrate the Central Park rumba to get information on "The Young Lords", who were very active in the early 1970's.

Howie, my father and myself.
Playing for 'Sevilla Forte's' dance class
Dance studio 23rd street Manhattan 1974.

My father, Jimmy Cruz and myself.
Playing at the Central Park rumba in 1980.
Chekeres made by my father.

My father with a Nigerian Bata he owned.

1 comment:

aluvsupreme said...

great pics...thanks for sharing. your pops makes me want to grow a moustache!