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Filiberto Rico

Blessed in Havana, Cuba, in 1910, Filiberto Rico was one of the primary wave of music artists to popularize Latin American music throughout north European countries. An alto saxophonist who doubled on flute, youthful Rico gigged and documented with several rings in Paris and Copenhagen through the past due ’20s, …

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Alfredo Valdés

Alfredo Valdés, probably most widely known as the daddy of Alfredo “Alfredito” Valdés, Jr., was a sonero who performed with rings including Septeto Nacional and Orquesta Gambling house de la Playa and in addition with Tito Puente. He also performed being a bandleader through the 1950s and ’60s, especially for …

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