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Juan Carlos Quintero

A indigenous of Colombia, Latin jazz guitarist Juan Carlos Quintero began his saving profession with two albums on Nova, a self-titled debut released in 1990 (remastered and reissued in 2000 by Local Language Music beneath the fresh name Medellin) and 1992’s With the Winds, recorded with composer/arranger Todd Cochran, pianist …

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Jorge Negrete

The very first nationally famous ranchera singer, Jorge Negrete appeared in three dozen films and recorded almost 200 songs through the 1930s, ’40s, and early ’50s, before dying in the height of his career. Given birth to into a armed service family (his dad gained the rank of lieutenant colonel …

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Charlie Sepúlveda

A rising star around the Latin jazz circuit, Sepulveda’s produces feature prominent Latin players like Arturo Ortiz, Ruben Rodriquez, and Adam Cruz, in addition to young lion tenor saxophonist Ralph Moore, and it is spiced by excellent originals.

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Violeta Parra

Daughter of the music teacher along with a vocalist/guitarist, Violeta Parra was influenced by her parents since being truly a child. At age nine, the youthful girl started performing and playing acoustic guitar, quickly composing traditional Chilean music. After engaged and getting married to Luis Cereceda in 1952, the vocalist/songwriter …

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Marco Granados

Venezuelan-born, New York-based flutist Marco Granados incorporates his love of traditional, folk, and jazz music into his different career being a teacher, recording artist, and single and ensemble performer. Granados continues to be particularly important in increasing the profile of Latin and Latin American music, assisting discovered the Amerigo Outfit …

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Fredy Sierra

Colombian accordionist Fredy Sierra started performing at age 15. He produced his worldwide debut in 1994 using the launch of Vallenato, documented alongside Eligio Vega. For the recording, he performs the essential rhythms of paseo, boy, puya, and merengue from the vallenato design. In 1995, Fredy Sierra was crowned as …

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Eduardo del Barrio

Piano, synthesizer. A simple mixture of Afro-Latin, traditional, MODERN and fusion components comprised Eduardo Del Barrio’s 1991 A&M record, and in addition his design as a new player and composer.

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Victor Jara

The reality of Victor Jara’s tragic death are well noted. Arrested within the aftermath of the military services coup d’état, Jara was among the many politics prisoners resulted in the Country wide Soccer Stadium where many had been tortured, beaten, and performed. Although his hands had been broken or, as …

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El Flaco Elizalde

Jesus “Un Flaco” Elizalde was created January 14, 1977, in the city of Navojoa, Sonora. Sons of local Mexican music star Lalo “Un Gallo” Elizalde, Jesus and his sibling Valentin not merely displayed a skill for and curiosity about music, but had been raised steeped in its wealthy traditions. Jesus …

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Barbarito Torres

For over three years, Barbarito Torres continues to be among the strongest music artists to arise in the Cuban guajiro custom. Playing the laoud, or Cuban lute, he provides played with a number of ensembles both in Havana as well as the Cuban countryside. Torres’ professional profession were only available …

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