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Bebo Valdés

Born in Oct 1918 in Quivican, Cuba, Bebo Valdés played piano from an early on age group and was very dynamic being a performer, composer, arranger, and music director in various Havana nightclubs through the entire ‘40s and in to the 50s. Of these years, he was also playing and …

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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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El Gran Combo

Formed in the first ’60s when pianist/arranger Rafael Ithier led several musicians to break from Rafael Cortijo’s strap, Puerto Rico’s El Gran Combo is among the island’s longest-running & most celebrated salsa ensembles. Reverently referred to as La Universidad de la Salsa (the College or university of Salsa), the regularly …

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Cheo Feliciano

Intimate salsa vocalist José Cheo Feliciano began going after a profession in music young, dropping away from senior high school at 17 to review the very best salsa orchestras in NY. His devoted fascination with the city’s Latin music picture resulted in a stint being a valet for just one …

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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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Ismael Miranda

Puerto Rican Ismael Miranda became involved with well-known music at a age, taking part in different regional rings before teaming up with Andy Harlow. He debuted in 1967 using the release of the album recorded alongside Joey Pastrana, offering the strike “Rumbón Melon.” In 1973, Ismael Miranda became a member …

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Isaac Delgado

Cuban vocalist Issac Delgado rose to fame within the pioneering timba group NG la Banda through the past due ’80s before embarking upon a stylistically various and long-lasting single career in the first ’90s that brought him vital in addition to industrial success. Though Delgado sang in several different groups …

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Ibrahim Ferrer

With the launch from the Grammy-winning album Buena Vista Social Club and an acclaimed documentary of the same name, Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer vaulted from obscurity and poverty to international fame within the twilight of his life. He was created Feb 20, 1927, when his mom proceeded to go into …

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Bobby Cruz

Closely connected with pianist Ricardo Ray for a lot of his career, vocalist Bobby Cruz enjoyed more than ten years of fame being a trailblazer of boogaloo, and eventually salsa, just before receding in the spotlight through the ’80s and refocusing his efforts in Christianity. Cruz started his recording profession …

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La Sonora Ponceña

Puerto Rican La Sonora Ponceña, perhaps one of the most popular tropical serves ever, was formed in 1954 by local music artists Enrique Lucca Caraballo and Antonio Santaella, who have been previously playing within a music group formed in 1944, called Un Conjunto Internacional. In 1958, La Sonora Ponceña’s initial …

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