Saturday, June 26, 2010

Profiles in greatness: "Papa Kila" Antolin Suárez - "Selected bongó works"

"Papa Kila"
Antolin Suárez
1951

These are likely the type of drums he's playing.
This pair is said to have been 

made by Arsenio's brother, Raul.

"Papa Kila" with Arsenio Rodriguez
1944

"Papa Kila" with Arsenio Rodriguez
1946

"Papa Kila" with Conjunto Modelo
1953-'54

In 2008 I made a post of "selected solos"
by Rogelio "Yeyito" Iglesias,
These are "selected solos" by
"Papa Kila" Antolin Suárez

Todos Seguimos La Conga
 
With Arsenio 1941
"Papa Kila" bongó solo

With Arsenio 1950
Kila, Quique y Chocolate
"Papa Kila" bongoes

Buena Vista En Guaguancó
With Arsenio live/en vivo 1948
"Papa Kila" bongó solo


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Guaguancó
En La Habana
With Conjunto Modelo '53,'54
"Papa Kila" bongoes

El Pajaro Y El Cazador
With Conjunto Modelo '53,'54
"Papa Kila" bongoes

No Hay Amor Sin Caridad
With Conjunto Modelo '53,'54
"Papa Kila" bongoes

2 comments:

yumurino said...

Wow! Que Felicidad haber descubierto su Blog. Aqui tengo harto para leer y escuchar. Soy un rockero devenido bongocero, y Papa kila es tal vez el bongocero al que mas trato de "fusilarle" golpes. Un saludo para Ud, por aqui se le agradece que comparta su conocimiento.

Fidels Eyeglasses said...

Saludos amigo, que viva El Valle Del Yumuri.

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