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La Original de Manzanillo

La Original de Manzanillo

Video format mp4 / Duration 3:29 min / 138,2 MB

Instruments: Conga / Timbal / Guiro

Performed by:

@rolandosalgadopalacio (Conga)

@fabianreyesoficial (Timbal)

Yoel Mayor (Guiro)




The Original Orchestra of Manzanillo was founded on December 21, 1963.
It was a group of young people from the Bartolomé Masó Secondary School and directed by Juvencio Guerrero and a group of workers. The first name was Los Traviesos.


The rhythm of the guiro and the scrolling timpani fans are shown. Keeping the bell of the traditional Charanga or Cha cha cha. A style with two congas with a peculiar structure by Silvio Solano is played.


This style was represented by the percussionists of Cha cha cha, like; Enrique Jorrín, Orestes Aragón, La Siglo XX and many other great groups of that time.

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