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Rafael Solano

Multifaceted Rafael Solano began getting involved with music while taking part in an area chorus at age 13. After going to piano classes, the youthful and enthusiastic musicican shifted from his indigenous Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo to become listed on the Country wide Conservatory of Music. La Gran Orquesta …

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Nettai Tropical Jazz Big Band

Led by Carlos Kanno of Orquesta de la Luz, the Nettai Tropical Jazz Big Strap began as several friends playing for fun and progressed into an 18-part ensemble. Boasting four percussionists, a three-piece tempo section, and effective horns, the group released their 1st album, Reside in Yokohama, in 1998. That …

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NG la Banda

Probably the finest & most exciting Cuban dance band of the 1990s, NG La Banda formed in 1988 and continues to be led simply by flute player José Luis Cortés since. Including many amazing musicians who experienced formerly used Irakere and Los Vehicle Vehicle, the group is well known for …

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Pupi Legarreta

Innovative Cuban violinist, flautist, singer, music group leader, arranger, composer Legarreta was an integral participant in the first 60s pachanga/charanga craze, middle-70s to early 80s charanga revival and NY descarga movement. Like a son he payed for violin tuition by operating like a barber, which his dad urged him to …

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Proyecto Uno

Originally formed about Fresh York’s East Side mainly because a normal merengue band, Proyecto Uno steadily assimilated a number of urban American influences to their sound, including techno and house, plus hip-hop and R&B-influenced salsa. Creator Nelson Zapata was created and elevated in the Dominican Republic, but after shifting with …

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Naka

Naka (given birth to Ramiro Gomes Dias) is a guitarist from Guinea-Bissau, focusing on the gumbe rhythms. Delivered in 1955, Naka originally implemented a track profession, but slipped it quickly thereafter. Legend provides it that being a pre-teenager, he was dismissed through the church after requesting why every one of …

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Karina

Venezuelan pop singer Karina’s debut came in 1985 using the release of her initial album, called Amor a Millón, made by Rudy La Scala. Shortly the enthusiastic youthful artist captured regional attention, enabling her to create her following information, Sin Mascara in 1987 and Desde Mi Sueño in 1989, and …

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Pochi y Su Cocoband

Among the top merengue serves of the first to mid-’90s, Pochy con Su Cocoband were an organization in 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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Los Llayras

Central Mexico’s Los Llayras drew about influences which range from cumbia to traditional Andean folk to grupero music to produce their distinctive make of tropical. After increasing to popularity through the entire Latin American globe, they issued a set of U.S. compilations — 20 Cumbias Andinas and Un Tranvia del …

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Los Flamers

Shaped in the mid-’70s, Los Flamers possess enjoyed an extended career documenting energetic, enjoyable tropical strikes like “El Chicle,” “El Tizon,” and “Camaron Pelao.” Located in Mexico, the group contains David Roman, Yoc Pacheco, Armando Vazquez, Fernando Lopez, Roberto Bueno, Carlos Alvarez, Many Dominguez, and Jorge Omar Ramirez.

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