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Willy Chirino - 60% match to Albita

Genres: Latin R&B / Soul World Music
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India - 59% match to Albita

Genres: Latin World Music
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Maraca - 56% match to Albita

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Orlando Valle, September 1966, Havana, Cuba. Coming from a family of musicians, Valle studied the flute at the Manuel Saumell Conservatory from the age of 10. He began touring with the Bobby Carcasses Orchestra in 1987, and also became a member of Emiliano Salvador’s Nueva Vision. The following year Valle joined the legendary Cuban group Irakere, as flautist, pianist, c Read more

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Issac Delgado - 41% match to Albita

Genres: World Music
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Celia Cruz - 36% match to Albita

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alonso, 21 October 1924, Santa Suarez district, Havana, Cuba, d. 16 July 2003, New Jersey, USA. Described as the ‘Queen of Salsa’ - just one of her several superlative epithets - Cruz will be remembered as the most influential female in the history of Afro-Cuban music. Her family and neighbours became aware of the young Celia’s singing Read more

Tito Nieves - 35% match to Albita

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Humberto Nieves, 4 June c.1958, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. One of salsa’s hit-makers in the late 80s and early 90s, Nieves’ family migrated to Brooklyn, New York when he was two years old. The fact that his father played guitar with various trios and that his uncle was a renowned composer, singer and guitarist, created a family climate conducive to music, within whi Read more

Gilberto Santa Rosa - 29% match to Albita

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 August 1950, Puerto Rico. Since the mid-80s, the mainstream salsa recording industry in Puerto Rico and the USA has been largely preoccupied with developing and marketing the images of ‘good looking’ young male vocalists, rather than producing solid, stimulating music performed by swinging soneros (improvising salsa singers). Santa Rosa, however, who was one of Read more

Los Van Van - 29% match to Albita

Genres: Latin Music Videos & Concerts World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Songwriter/bass player Juan Formell (Havana, Cuba) formed Cuba’s enigmatic Los Van Van in 1969 after a year of tutelage under renowned band leader Elio Revé in Orquesta Revé. Often credited with the invention of ‘songo’, a new Cuban sound influenced by rock, jazz and Brazilian music, Los Van Van became one of the Cuba’s most influential and Read more

DLG - 26% match to Albita

Genres: Dance Latin World Music
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Jerry Rivera - 26% match to Albita

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Geraldo Rivera Rodriguez, 31 July 1973, Humacao, Puerto Rico. Raised in Levittown, near Toa Baja, Rivera sang from an early age encouraged by his parents, singers Edwin ‘Pino’ Rivera and Dominga. Father and son sang together and the former actively promoted his son’s career, recording him when he was 14 years old. This led to Jerry’s reputation quickly sp Read more

NG La Banda - 26% match to Albita

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Their name standing for ‘new generation - the band’, this Cuban group, who have helped move the island’s music away from its traditional grounding in salsa, were founded by musical director José Luis ‘Chico’ Cortés in 1988. A composer, singer and flautist, in the 70s he was previously a member of premier Cuban dance band Los Van Van, subse Read more

Rey Ruiz - 23% match to Albita

Genres: Latin World Music
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Grupo Mania - 22% match to Albita

Genres: Latin World Music
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Cachao - 21% match to Albita

Genres: Latin World Music
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El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico - 21% match to Albita

Genres: Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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In May 1962, under the leadership of pianist/arranger/composer Rafael Ithier, members of Rafael Cortijo’s Combo deserted to become the 11-piece El Gran Combo (EGC). The defectors were Rogelio ‘Kito’ Vélez (d. 1990; trumpet and arrangements); Eddie Pérez and Héctor Santos (saxophones), Martin Quiñones (conga), Roberto Roena (bongo and d Read more


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