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us: Armenteros, Chocolate

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    • us: Armenteros, Alfredo
    • us: Armenteros, Elfredo
    • us: Chocolate (Musician), 1928-
    • us: Chocolate, Monsieur, 1928
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Associated Local

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Local

        (naf) Cuba
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Las Villas (Cuba : Province)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Conjunto Los Astros
        • Organization: Beny Moré's Big Band
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        (lcsh) Horn players
          (lcsh) Composers
            (lcsh) Singers
              (lcsh) Arrangers (Musicians)
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          • Sources

            • found: Santos, J. Machete [SR] p1995: insert (Chocolate; Alfredo Armenteros (Chocolate), in his late 60's, Cuban trumpet player; performed with Arsenio Rodriguez and Beny Moré in the late 1940s and 1950s)
            • found: OCLC, Feb. 26, 1998: (hdgs.: Armenteros, Chocolate; Armenteros, Alfredo; usage: Elfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros; Monsieur Chocolate)
            • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed November 17, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Armenteros, Alfredo "Chocolate"; horn player, composer, arranger, Afro-Cuban musician, singer; born 1928 in Santa Clara, Las Villas, Cuba; virtuoso player of the trumpet and the flügelhorn; the last surviving master of Cuban septeto music; member of Conjunto Los Astros (1949); joined innovative bandleader Arsenio Rodríguez, who used a style called Conjunto (1950s); was in charge of the brass section in Beny Moré's big band (1953-1956); performed in New York City during the late 1950s and was featured on singer Nat "King" Cole's album Cole Español (1958); relocated permanently to New York and quickly established himself as one of the city's top-rated Latin musicians (1960); Caribbean Cultural Center organized a concert in New York City (2002) which was a tribute to his fifty years in music)
          • Editorial Notes

            • [Not the same as: Chocolate, 1934- nr 96045066 percussionist; El Chocolate (no 97038274) flamenco singer]
          • Change Notes

            • 1998-04-16: new
            • 2015-03-20: revised
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