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Although the title of these CDs describes his group as "Rumba Band", in the post-war period it expanded to 16 members, and was known as "Edmundo Ros and his Orchestra".
Decca issued an initial series of 33rpm inch LPs in the early s, consisting of previously issued 78rpm sides.
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On his first night there, he went to the Nest club in Soho to join pianist Don Marino Barreto as a drummer in Cuban songs. The next day, he was hired to play drums and sing on the Mayfair circuit of fashion salons and supper clubs, and in recorded with both Barreto and Fats Waller. A Melody Maker headline declared, with the popular new dance in mind, "He came… he saw… he conga'd! During the second world war, Ros briefly drove ambulances before launching his own piece dance orchestra to play at the Coconut Grove Club at Regent Street.
He alternated between that and the Bagatelle Club off Picadilly, where members included Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle, and the heads of Europe's allied forces.
Ros's popularity escalated in postwar Britain through live radio concerts, produced by Cecil Madden. Its success coincided with a highly publicised high court adultery case involving him and a Dutch army officer, both known to an upper-class English couple.
Ros understood the racial implications but saw it as his big break, since in discussing the case, Queen Elizabeth, the later Queen Mother, apparently described him as "a gentleman". In , her husband, King George VI, invited him to perform at Windsor, and he took his fiancee, the beautiful Swedish aristocrat Britt Johansen, whom he married that year. How much of Edmundo Ros's work have you seen? Known For. A Good Year Soundtrack. Paddington Soundtrack. Gangster No. Supernatural Soundtrack.Watch the video for Blue Tango from Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra's The World Of Edmundo Ros for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Watch the video for Blue Tango from Edmundo Ros & His Orchestra's The World Of Edmundo Ros for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.