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Mon Rivera

b. Efrain Rivera Castillo, 1925, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, d. 12 March 1978, Manhattan, NEW YORK, USA. Band innovator, vocalist, composer, multi-instrumentalist Rivera was a pioneer from the trombone front-line in Latin music; some state he was the pioneer, whereas others preserve that Eddie Palmieri was the originator. Nevertheless, it is …

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