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Calixto Oviedo Band

Born in Cuba, Calixto Oviedo's career spans 38 years. He started his musical studies when he was eight years old at the Caturla Music School in Havana, later graduating from the National School of the Arts, where he played with many different bands and several soon to be famous Cuban musicians. He also was NG La Banda’s drummer during the period that produced their greatest recordings. In the mid-90's, Oviedo became an independent musician and relocated to Sweden, where he became Europe’s drummer of choice on bands and groups playing all genres, from classical jazz to timba. After years of participating as drummer and/or percussionist in dozens of recordings, Oviedo is currently a member of the music faculty at the California State University at Los Angeles (CSULA) as a percussion professor where he is fulfilling a long standing dream, to direct, perform and record a CD with his own modern version of legendary Jelly Roll Morton’s “Latin tinge.” "Calixto Oviedo is the sole creator of the latest grooves in popular Cuban music, what we know as Timba, with the integration of timbales and drumset

Como Suena

Label: Independent
Released: 2015

Horizontes

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2015

Natura

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2014

Calixtos Way

Label: DDE Records
Released: 2005
Track listing: Tracks: 1/Latin Funk- Autor Gendrickson Mena 2/Cha Pa Calixto- Autor Gendrickson Mena 3/Asi -Autor Gendrickson Mena 4/Conga Bongo Y Timbal -Autor Calixto Oviedo 5/ Lily -Autor Calixto Oviedo 6/Gio fede -Autor Wally Alifranchini 7/ My Colors -Autor Gendrickson Mena 8/ Miles Rumba Version Gendrickson Mena 9/ Mojito- Autor Yasser Morejon 10/Momo Autor- Enrico Caruso & Gendrickson Mena


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