The original roots of Salsa are explored through the music of Cuban group, Dan Den. Led by pianist, Juan Carlos Alfonso, a previous person in Conjunto Colonial, the Beny Even more Orchestras and Orquestra Reve, the music group adds an focus on trombones to Cuba’s piano custom. A product from the Alejandro Garcia Cultura Music College, Alfonso began monitoring piano at age seven. Initially drawn to modern rock and roll and pop music, his passions in Latin rhythms continuing to grow. Producing his professional debut using the Conjunto Colonial, at age seventeen, Alfonso continued to be the arranger and composer for Orquestra Reve in the 1980s. With the forming of Dan Den, in 1988, he assumed management of his have band.