Edgardo Cambón is one of the most in-demand percussionists and vocalists in the Bay Area Latin Music scene. After moving to San Francisco in 1986 from his motherland Uruguay via Europe, he formed the renowned Salsa Band “Candela.” He studied with Cuban master drummers Jose Luis “Changuito” Quintana, Justo Pelladito, Octavio Rodriguez and Vizcaino Guillot, and has participated in the Havana Jazz Festival and the Benny Moré Festival. He has sung, played and/or recorded with artists such as Jesús “Chucho” Valdez, Rebeca Mauleón, Mark Levine, Andy Narrel, Keith Terry and “Crosspulse,” “Sol y Luna Band,” Carlos Santana, Jackie Rago, Michael Spiro, John Calloway, “Los Compas,” and vocal group “SoVoSó,” Salsa Music mega stars like Jerry Rivera and Eddy Santiago and legend pianist Eddie Palmieri, among many others. He has taught at UCLA, SF State, UC Fresno, UC Berkeley, and given workshops in many cities in the U.S.A., South America and Europe. He taught percussion for 5 years at Folsom State prison, a maximum-security institution where arts are a part of the rehabilitation program.