Junior Tirado ?

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Junior Tirado ?

Postby Espresso » Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:50 pm

Hi conguero
Please confirm me that this tumba is really a Junior Tirado , if that it is an incredible finding on Ebay Germany!!!!!!!
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby pcastag » Mon Mar 04, 2013 4:08 pm

Looks like one to me, but there are others here who know a lot more about his drums than me.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby RitmoBoricua » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:28 pm

Certainly looks like one, I am not suprised at all that there is a Junior Tirado drum on Germany's ebay.
Many GI's carried their instruments with them to their duty stations. I had a good friend back in the day
in the Navy that had a Junior Tirado conga and he brought it onboard the ship for our deployments.We
jammed on that drum in many places overseas and the drum I am talking about kind of look exactly like
the drum in Germany's ebay.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby Omelenko1 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:29 pm

Yes, made by Natalio Tirado Ruiz (Junior). A gem! Side plates need reinforment.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby RitmoBoricua » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:04 pm

Omelenko1 wrote:Yes, made by Natalio Tirado Ruiz (Junior). A gem! Side plates need reinforment.


Looks like the side plates need help and the crown on one of the pictures looks warped.
That mahogany Junior have seen some battles.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby Espresso » Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:43 pm

Thank to Your comment , of course It need a full restoration that I will do soon.
I have seen that actual trasparent paint is like a foam that when scratched produce the clear spots.
Can advice me for what kind of finish is better to do ? Glossy ? Matt ?
Have Tirado produced coloured drum ? May be red ?
I need also the handle because it miss , I thought to use Ritmo one.

Ahora esta senorita quere un macho mucho Tirado !!!!!

Gracias
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby RitmoBoricua » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:57 pm

As far as finish whatever fancy you, al gusto tuyo.
Hasta en Italia tocan las junior, felicitaciones.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby Omelenko1 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:57 pm

Espresso, You have a rough diamond in your hands, but you can make it smooth.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby docarroyo » Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:02 am

I have one in that shade, and asfa as a red Junior heres a photo of one. The guy on Bongo is called Luis from Brooklyn originally, went to John Jay HS with me.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby RitmoBoricua » Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:38 am

docarroyo wrote:I have one in that shade, and asfa as a red Junior heres a photo of one. The guy on Bongo is called Luis from Brooklyn originally, went to John Jay HS with me.


The singer looks like a young Frankie Vazquez wearing an afro, bell bottoms
and most likely platform shoes under them bell bottoms. Those were the
Salsa hey days for sure.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby Omelenko1 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:59 am

That's got to be Frankie Vazquez or his twin brother for sure!
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby Espresso » Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:04 pm

Here a couple of clip with fantastic musician and a fantastic Tirado sound played I think by Bill Summers

Herbie Hancock Headhunters 1974 , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puM38Xgz38w

Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters "Shekere & Chameleon" 1974 , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQKzNIGphL8
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby RitmoBoricua » Tue Mar 05, 2013 1:39 pm

Funky groovy stuff, Espresso. Back to the 70's, Herbie Hancock
is wearing some groovy platform shoes. Is that Bill Summers?
He seems to be playing Gon Bops congas.
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby Espresso » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:41 pm

Hi RitmoBoricua
I am sure that Summers played with Hankock in these years.
If You look carefully the clip it is possible recognize clearly that these congas are Tirado.
May be red ?
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Re: Junior Tirado ?

Postby bongosnotbombs » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:47 pm

Looks like a red Junior and a white LP fiberglass to me.
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