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Danny Rojo

Besides being one of the most popular intimate salsa vocalists, Danny Rojo can be a multi-instrumentalist who also gained respect from the very best rank of Cuban music artists before embracing ballads. He spent his youngsters learning both traditional traditional music (in the Guillermo Tomas Conservatory) as well as the other half studying Latin jazz experts such as for example Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Arturo Sandoval (in the Conservatorio Nacional Ignacio Cervantes). After acquiring lessons in traditional acoustic guitar, clarinet and piano as an adolescent, Rojo performed in an array of organizations, from woodwind quartets to armed service rings and chamber orchestras before changing concentrate to the favorite music of Cuba. Danny Rojo ultimately produced the bass acoustic guitar his instrument of preference, and by enough time of his graduation from conservatory, he previously became a member of the Latin jazz music group Alafin; he performed within the 1988 International Event of Jazz in Havana as well as the Country wide Event of Modern Music in Camaguey twelve months later. Through the next 3 years, Rojo used Alberto Tosca’s traditional group, in addition to rock rings like Magneticos and Fuego Adentro, but defected to America following the 1992 Montreal Jazz Event. He resolved in Miami, using Israel Cantor’s group and performed around the Spanish tv program Sabado Gigante. Another move, to NY, precipitated Danny Rojo’s expectations of earning it like a vocalist, and he discovered use Jose Fajardo, Patato Valdez and Daniel Ponce; he was authorized as a single take action to Mas Music in 1995, and documented the recording Regalame Tu Amor with arranger Ricky Gonzalez. His second recording, Al Rojo Vivo, premiered in-may 1998 and En Talla implemented two years afterwards.

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