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Willie Bobo (February 28, 1934 - September 15, 1983, real name: William Correa) was an American jazz percussionist. His son is Eric Bobo who is a member of Cypress Hill. Willie Bobo, who grew up in Spanish Harlem, New York made his name in Latin Jazz in the 1960's and 70's, with the timbales becoming his favoured instrument. He met Mongo Santamaria shortly after his arrival in New York and studied with him while acting as his translator, and later joined Tito Puente for 4 years from the age of 19.
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