Orlando "Cachaito" López

Born 1933. Died 9 February 2009.

Biography

Candelario Orlando "Cachaíto" López Vergara (February 2, 1933 – February 9, 2009) was a Cuban bassist, who has gained international attention especially since his involvement in the Buena Vista Social Club recordings.

He was nicknamed Cachaíto ("little Cachao") after his uncle, the famous bassist and innovator of mambo music Israel "Cachao" López.

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