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Tommy Olivencia

Vocalist and bandleader Tommy Olivencia was a pioneer within the advancement of Puerto Rican salsa music. His renowned support combo, la Primerisima, was the releasing pad for upcoming superstars including Frankie Ruiz, Gilberto Santa Rosa, and Marvin Santiago. Delivered Ángel Tomás Olivencia Pagán within the Santurce portion of San Juan …

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Seguida

An East Coastline Latin rock-band that mixes in a definite mixture of Afro-Cuban, salsa, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, and hip-hop elements, Seguida were shaped in 1972 when bassist and arranger Randolph Ortiz, then only 19 yrs . old, acquired the vision to mix two Bronx barrio rings, Latin Spirit Inc. …

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Alberto Barros

Alberto Barros is really a salsa trombonist, arranger, and songwriter that has collaborated with a number of the genre’s biggest superstars and whose saving career includes single efforts in addition to group initiatives with Los Titanes. Blessed in Barranquilla, Colombia, he initial produced a name for himself as an associate …

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Albita

Referred to as the Cuban diva, Albita graces audiences with her Cuban renditions of dance and spirit. Her songs frequently reflect her existence experiences, as with her track “Que Manera de Quererte,” and her recording Dicen Que, translated as “THEY STATE That.” She performs worldwide, with ballets and orchestras, and …

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Tito Rojas

Tito Rojas was created in Humacao, Puerto Rico, on June 14, 1955. In the 1970s, Rojas began singing as an associate of Pedro Conga’s Orquestra. Afterwards, after getting Borincuba’s vocalist, the musician went by himself, starting a single career. By that point, Tito Rojas reached the graphs with his tune …

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Tito Puente

By virtue of his warm, flamboyant stage manner, longevity, continuous touring, and appearances within the media, Tito Puente is just about the most beloved symbol of Latin jazz. But a lot more than that, Puente were able to maintain his music amazingly fresh on the decades; like a timbales virtuoso, …

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Tito Allen

b. Roberto Romero, Puerto Rico. Allen continues to be referred to as ‘Un Elegante de la Salsa’ (The Elegant Among Salsa) due to his smooth tone of voice and polished performing design. He commenced his musical profession in 1962. In 1972 he relocated to NY and worked inside a quartet …

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Adalberto Álvarez

Adalberto Alvarez is a leading force within the revival of boy, the Cuban dance music that reached its top in popularity within the ’50s. The previous head of Adalberto Alvarez & Conjunto Boy 14, Alvarez provides continued to pay for homage, in addition to expand, the boy custom with Adalberto …

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Monguito

b. Memoryón Quian, Manguito, Matanzas Province, Cuba. Entitled ‘Un Unico’ (THE INITIAL), this Afro-Cuban vocalist, composer, music group leader, manufacturer Monguito, sings in an average Cuban design with an immediately recognizable, nasal tone of voice. He performed with several rings in Cuba, and Mexico, where he also proved helpful in …

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Mongo Santamaria

A Mongo Santamaria concert is really a mesmerizing spectacle for both eye and ears, and also in his seventies, this seemingly ageless Cuban percussionist/bandleader could energize packed behemoth arenas like the Hollywood Dish. A get better at conguero, Santamaria at his greatest produces an incantatory spell rooted in Cuban spiritual …

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