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Luis Gonzalez/Yomo Toro

Graduated through the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in piano and theory. Researched privately with Erwin Leuchter in Buenos Aires. Level from Peabody Conservatory, researched structure with Earle Dark brown and Robert Hall. Compositions for orchestra, chamber ensembles and single instruments.

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Juan Jose Hernandez

Regarding his music group San Juan-Habana, Juan Jose Hernandez champions a natural, son-based salsa cross that includes affects from Cuba and Puerto Rico. A consummate musician, songwriter, and arranger, Hernandez offers played with several organizations on both islands, however the almost all his recognition comes from his compositions, which were …

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Los Cocotuces

Among the top merengue works of the first to mid-’90s, Pochy con Su Cocoband were an organization through the Dominican Republic led by Alfonso “Pochi” Vásquez. The group documented roughly twelve albums more than a ten-year period for the famous Kubaney label and billed themselves under a number of brands …

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Fiesta Vallenata

The uplifting, accordion-driven sound from the Vallenata groups originates from the north coast of Colombia, in the Caribbean sea. Its infectious charm comes from an assortment of tropical influences, driven along by bubbly bass electric guitar and fast, skittering percussion.

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Billo & His Caracas Boys

Shaped by Santo Domingo-born Billo Frometa soon after he relocated to Caracas, Venezuela, in 1937, Billo’s Caracas Boys continue steadily to perform their particular make of Afro-Cuban-influenced music as resident strap at the Roofing Garden of Resort Madrid. Affected by such Cuban rings as Orquesta Del Gambling establishment De La …

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Henry Santos

Most widely known for his tenure being a vocalist and songwriter in the bachata supergroup Aventura, Henry Santos is a Dominican vocalist from NEW YORK who produced his solo record debut in 2011. Blessed Henry Santos Jeter on Dec 15, 1979, in Moca, Dominican Republic, he transferred with his family …

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Los Fatales

Uruguayan los Fatales became probably one of the most well-known tropical rings in SOUTH USA following issuing the double-platinum record Revolución Fatal and Que Monstruos. The group takes on Colombian Cumbia, Brazilian samba, Puerto Rican plena, and regional candombe. Led by previous disk jockey Fabian Delgado, aka Fata, Lito Díaz, …

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Ivan Ovalle

Before becoming famous performing his own music, Colombian singer/songwriter Ivan Ovalle worked well behind the scenes and wrote hits for a few of vallenato’s biggest stars. Diómedes Díaz, Jorge Oñate, Beto Zabaleta, Rafael Orozco, and many more had hits along with his music before Ovalle started performing his personal tracks …

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Tito Gómez

Afro-Cuban singer Tito Gómez was nicknamed Tito by regional musician Miguelito Valdés. In 1938, José Antonio Tenreiro Gómez emerged in initial place after taking part in a Cuban competition, known as La Corte Suprema del Arte (Supreme Artwork Court), signing up for Sevilla Biltmore Orquestra immediately after. In 1939, Gómez …

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Sandy MC

Formerly the favorite Dominican meren-house duo Sandy & Papo, Sandy MC began his solo career after Papo’s untimely death in a vehicle accident. His debut recording Homenaje A Papo, which honored his dropped partner, was releasesd in middle-2000 by Platano Information.

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