Ray Barretto – Hijo de Obatala
Ray Barretto was a Grammy winning Puerto Rican percussionist who played with many of the greats. His talent was sought after by Charlie Parker, Tito Puente, The Rolling Stones, and many more great acts. “Hijo de Obatala” translates as “Son of Obatala”. In the Yoruba religious system, Obatala is responsible for creating human bodies.