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Dimensión Latina

Dimensión Latina was Venezuela’s top band on the elevation of salsa’s popularity in the united states through the 70s. Originally produced in the first 70s, a music group bearing their name continuing to exist in to the 90s. They started like a sextet, in the beginning known as Oscar Y Sus Estrellas, carrying out inside a pub called La Distinción in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas. Following a couple of adjustments of pianist along with a joint recording with Clan De Victor, the staff that appeared on the 1973 debut ¡Triunfadores! comprised: composer/arrangers Oscar D’León (b. Oscar Emilio León Samoza, 11 July 1943, Antímano, Caracas, Venezuela; lead vocals/bass) and César Monje aka César Monge (trombone/vocals), José Antonio ‘Rojitas’ Rojas (trombone/vocals), Jesús ‘Chuíto’ Narváez (piano), Elio Pacheco (congas), and José ‘Joseíto’ Rodríguez (timbales). On the second launch, En La Dimensión Latina, these were became a member of by co-lead vocalist Wladimir Lozano (b. 2 March 1950, Venezuela), who specialised in boleros. Another trombone, performed by Carlos Guerra Jnr., was added on Dimensión Latina ’76/Salsa Brava. D’León remaining in 1976 to front side his personal music group, Salsa Mayor, and Monje required within the mantle of musical movie director. The bass playing slot machine was packed by Gustavo Carmona. Veteran vocalist Argenis Carruyo was earned as co-lead vocalist simply for Dimensión Latina 77/Internaciónal. Soon afterwards, the music group pulled off a significant coup if they were able to lure Andy Montañez (b. Puerto Rico) from Un Gran Combo with an improved contract. For the prior 15 years, Montañez have been among Latin music’s most widely used singers. He produced his documenting debut with Dimensión Latina on Los Generales De La Salsa. Posting business lead vocals with Montañez and Lozano upon this recording was Rodrigo Mendoza (ex-Los Satélites), who possessed a robust voice having a high-pitched timbre. Exactly the same trio of business lead singers made an appearance on 780 Kilos De Salsa. Lozano departed in 1978, teaming up with D’León to record the dual recording Oscar D’León Y Su Salsa Mayor Con Wladimir, after that recording along with his personal short-lived music group, La Constelación. Conga participant Elio Pacheco remaining to create the charanga music group La Magnifica, and later on aimed La Mafia Latina. He was changed by Carlos Jesús ‘Pacuso’ Guillen. Luis ‘Perico’ Ortiz organized and aimed three songs, including his personal structure ‘Cantante Errante’, on … Tremenda Dimensión! (1978). In 1979, pianist Jesús ‘Chuíto’ Narváez and Mendoza remaining to create the music group La Amistad. Argenis Carruyo came back to displace Mendoza and Samuel Del Actual required over on piano. In November 1980, Oscar D’León reunited with Dimensión Latina for Dos Colosos En Concierto, documented in concert in the Poliedro Stadium in Caracas. Montañez proceeded to go single in 1980, while Del True produced his very own band and documented two albums in Venezuela before relocating to the united states. Narváez, Pacheco and Lozano re-grouped for Dimensión Latina’s Producto De Exportación in 1984. César Monje continued to are a freelance arranger, musical movie director, program musician and manufacturer, collaborating along with his previous band every once in awhile. The only real 70s associates in the first 90s edition of Dimensión Latina had been Mendoza, Lozano and timbales participant Joseíto Rodríguez, who acquired assumed the function of musical movie director. Rodríguez, Monjes, Pacheco and Narváez and Rodrigo Mendoza reunited in 2002 beneath the name Los Generales De La Salsa.

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