Aguabella, a sacred drummer of the Santeria religion, left Cuba in
1950s. He performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Peggy Lee,
Frank Sinatra, Eddie Palmieri, Carlos Santana and the Doors.
Francisco Aguabella plays the conga drums in Hollywood. He was the
master of masters," says Danilo Lozano, an ethnomusicology professor
and former bandmate.
Francisco Aguabella, an Afro-Cuban percussionist considered ...