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Joey Pastrana

A fierce timbales participant who recorded many LPs for Cotique through the later ’60s, Joey Pastrana was fluent within the then-current fads of Latin spirit and boogaloo but additionally ended up using some amazingly jazzy Latin music during his profession. Of his work with Cotique, Joey en Carnavale as well …

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Jairzinho Oliveira

Jairzinho Oliveira, son of Jair Rodrigues, alongside Wilson Simoninha, Pedro Camargo Mariano, Potential de Castro, and Daniel Carlomagno (with whom he stocks common aesthetic choices — a funky method of samba), may be the proponent of a fresh lineage of MPB influenced by spirit music. Still a kid, Jairzinho became …

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Joe Torres

A timbalero because the age group of 10, Joe Torres was raised in Spanish Harlem but moved away to LA through the mid-’50s. Through the ’60s, he made an appearance in two Elvis photos (Viva NEVADA, Fun in Acapulco) and documented his only recording, 1968’s Latino Con Spirit, for Globe …

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Joe Quijano

b. 27 Sept 1935, Puerta De Tierra, San Juan, Puerto Rico. The flexible Latin music group head, vocalist, percussionist and composer Quijano was seven years when his family members settled within the Bronx, NEW YORK, NY, USA. In 1950, while at college he sang and performed maracas using a teenage …

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Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri is among the primary Latin jazz pianists, blessed with a method that fuses such ubiquitous jazz affects as the varieties of Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, and McCoy Tyner right into a Latin framework. No purist, he in addition has shown a pleasant willingness to test out fusions of …

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Larry Harlow

Among the frequently hidden gems at the rear of the rise of Fania seeing that Latin music’s label extraordinaire in the later ’60s and early ’70s, Larry Harlow served seeing that manufacturer for countless Fania LPs, music director from the Fania All-Stars, and undoubtedly, captain of his own Orchestra Harlow, …

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Cintron

A 14-piece group formed by Edgardo Cintron, a talented Latin-jazz percussionist, Cintron made its debut using the discharge of Absolutely on March 20th, 2001, featuring Latin classics such as for example “Oye Como Va” and “Suavecito.” Led by vocalist and executive manufacturer Rocco de Persia and keyboardist Jimmy López, the …

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Joe Bataan

No recording designer offers more impeccable road qualifications than Joe Bataan, the originator of the brand new York Latin spirit design that paralleled Latin boogaloo and anticipated disco. His musical encounter began with road part doo wop in the 1950s, and found include among the 1st rap records going to …

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Crystal Sierra

Born within the bosom of the Colombian family members settled within the U.S., vocalist/songwriter Crystal Sierra went to Baltimore’s SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL for the Performing Arts after becoming seduced by pop music. She was confident of her opportunity to become professional, and quickly obtained a scholarship or grant to study …

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Ismael Rivera

Ismael Rivera (Un Sonero Mayor “Maelo”) was created in Santurce, Puerto Rico, about Oct 5, 1931. Everything started on the same road Rivera was created and elevated on: Calle Calma. There he was instilled using the noises and rhythms of Puerto Rico: the bomba and plena. At a age group, …

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