Alma De Sonero (2013)
Mario "Mayito" Rivera is without a doubt one of Cuba's most notable singers. He spent more than 20 years as the characteristic voice and face of the extremely successful Cuban band, Los Van Van. It's of award-winning quality. His first ...
Mega Mixhits (2011)
Audio Mixer: Roberto Paulino.
Recording information: Master Studios.
Salsa Dura (1999)
Jimmy Bosch's Salsa Dura is his second album as a bandleader, as well as his second album for the RykoLatino label. This time Bosch melds Caribbean rhythms with New York attitude, and the result is a collection of salsa dance ...
The late Charlie Palmieri was a greater pianist than his brother, as deeply musical, as universally loved, and with far more sense. He picked musicians by talent not fame, and they blew their hearts out for him. This mid-'70s session ...
Liner Note Author: Jaime Torres Torres.
First the good news: this 27-track, two-disc Anthology attributed to Willie Colón features virtually all of his biggest singles recorded in the 1970s, and some cut during the '80s in his solo "symphonic salsa" period. ...
Pal Pueblo (1997)
Tito Rojas is by far the most successful salsa singer for Musical Productions; incredibly, his popularity never seems to wane, as tunes like "Lloro," "Si Ella Supiera," and "Ayúdame a Olvidarla" illustrate. Rojas' effortless charisma is the main ingredient in ...
Fuego en Vivo, Vol. 2 (2008)
OLGA FUEGO EN VIVO VOLUME 1 is the second of two live discs by the Latin pop star Olga Tanon. The Puerto Rican merengue artist, known as "the woman in fire" to her fans across Latin America, is one of ...
Track Listing: DISC 1: Tres Mujeres; Por Esa Mujer; Quiero Llenar Tu Vida; Porque Te Quiero Tanto; Condename A Tu Amor; Enamorado De Ti; Senora; Siempre Sere; Claro; Sere, Sere; DISC 2: Amor De Mentira; Senora De Madrugada; Dime Si ...
||Night in Puerto Rico (2008)
Puerto Rico has made significant contributions to Latin dance music, notably including the plena and bomba genres. However, on the evidence of this collection, the island commonwealth's capacity for broader musical influence in the region has been hamstrung by its ...
||Kako / Kako Y Su Orquesta / Ismael Rivera|
Lo Ultimo En La Avenida (1971)
During the '50s, Ismael Rivera had been featured in one of the best groups in all of Latin music, Cortijo y Su Combo, but he spent a significant chunk of the '60s behind bars on drug charges. By the dawn ...
Masterpiece may not quite live up to its name, but it definitely has its moments. A few songs are dominated by group singing/chanting, and both singer Vicentico Valdes ("Reflexionado") and percussionist Patato ("A Los Pianistas") have individual features. In addition, ...
||Afro-Cuban All Stars|
A Toda Cuba Le Gusta (1997)
A TODOS CUBA LE GUSTA was nominated for a 1998 Grammy Award for Best Tropical Latin Performance.
A lively, spontaneous record that manages to sound both relaxed and forceful at the same time, A Toda Cuba Le Gusta shows off the ...
12 Kilates Musicales (1997)
Live Recording Track Listing: Que Bello; Acariciame; Sedienta de Amor; Nadie es Eterno; Quierelo; Me Regale Contigo; El Gran Baron; Paloma Blanca; Cosas del Amor; Poquito a Poquito; Porque Te Quiero; Tarde;
||15 Salsas Pegaditas de Los 70 (2007) |
Track Listing: El Cantante; Quitate de la Via Perico; Cucala; Chechecole; Periodico de Ayer; Triste y Vacia; Pedro Navaja; El Seis; La Murga de Panama; Tuntuneco; Sombras; El Cuarto de Tula; Quitate Tu; Quimbara; Esta Navidid;
Homenaje a Los Rumberos (2010)
Vocalists: Jose Cheito Quinones; Luis "Papo" Márquez; Ricardo Gaitán; Jesús A."El Niño" Pérez.
Personnel: Edwin Bonilla (congas, bongos, bata, claves, guiro, maracas, timbales); Marcos Linares (cuatro); Jesús A."El Niño" Pérez (tres, piano); Pedro Alfonso (violin); Hernan Mulet, Bayron Ramos, William Povedo ...
Pura Salsa (2006)
The first step in making a Tito Nieves compilation: include his greatest hit, "Sonámbulo," preferably somewhere near the beginning of the album. Next, add other favorites, like "Soy Cantante," "Le Gusta Que la Vean," "Seguiré Mi Camino," and "De Mi ...
Mis Favoritas (2011)
Track Listing: Medias Negras; Lo Que Esta Pa' Ti; Rumbera; Soy; San Zarabanda; Artista Famoso, Un; Amigo de La Luna; Soy Guajiro; Cuba Que Lindos Son Tus Paisajes; Gracias Por La Musica; Yo Soy un Barco; Esquina Habanera, La; Dejate Querer; Guantanamera;
||30 Salsas Pegaditas: Lo Nuevo y Mejor 2010 (2004) |
Track Listing: DISC 1: Llego El Amor; Inolvidable; Mi Cama Huele a Ti; Dile a Ella; Que Nunca Me Falte Tu Amor; Soy; Porque Este Amor; El Amor; Que Te Pasa; Nadie Es Eterno; Quitemonos La Ropa; Te Mando Flores; ...
SINCERO was nominated for the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album.
SINCERO is the latest in a long line of successful albums by this popular Latin singer and erstwhile soap opera star, who may be best known to U.S. ...
Lo Mejor de Tono Rosario (2006)
Track Listing: Amigo Mio; Me Enamore de Ti; Tu Va Ve'i; Mi Morenita; Alegria; Ti Te Gusta, A; Seguire; Quiero Volver a Empezar; Desnudate Mujer; Asi Fue; Como No Voy a Decirlo; Juan en La Ciudad; Abreme La Puerta; Kiliki Taka Ti; Homenaje a PR;
Viviendo Al Tiempo (2011)
Recording information: Audio Proceso.
Photographer: Jochy Fersobe.
Personnel: Herson Suero (saxophone); Rodheb Santos (trumpet); Patricio Bonilla, Jose Fléte (trombone); Edwin Garcia, Leny Pimentel (piano, keyboards, programming); Roy Tavare (keyboards); Nicky Catarey (congas, tambora).
Audio Mixers: José Grullón; Marcos Feliz.
||Orquesta Siglo Xxi|
Otro Dia Mas (2012)
Recording information: Ambience Recording Studio.
Personnel: Carlos Garcia (vocals, piano); Achmer Arroyo, Luis Falcon (vocals); Michael Garcia (alto saxophone, baritone saxophone); Yturvides Vilchez, Pedro Marcano (trumpet); Gamalier Gonzales (trombone); Juan Rivera , Pedro Pérez (piano); Jean Carlos Camuñas (congas, timbales); Francisco ...
DLG (Dark Latin Groove) made their mark on New York's mid-`90s dance scene with a pair of albums that elegantly revealed the connection between Latin dance music and the unwavering grooves of house, techno, and disco. RENACER is something of ...
Joe Strummer had become friendly with filmmaker Alex Cox when Strummer contributed some songs to the soundtrack of Cox's movie Sid and Nancy, and Joe later tagged along for the drunken holiday in Spain that was Straight to Hell. In ...
Havana 1938-1940 (1997)
This follow up to Harlequin's first collection of Miguelito Valdés' sides from 1938-1940 completes a fine overview of the singer's Cuban heyday with Orquesta Casino de la Playa. This time out, though, the program also includes some sides Valdés cut ...