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Bamboleo - 92% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: World Music
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NG La Banda - 73% match to Issac Delgado

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

Los Van Van - 71% match to Issac Delgado

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

Maraca - 54% match to Issac Delgado

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

Willy Chirino - 45% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: Latin R&B / Soul World Music
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Sierra Maestra - 26% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Contemporary Cuban son and salsa band Sierra Maestra take their name from the mountain range to the east of the island. They formed in 1976 to play traditional son music, using the historic instrumental line-up of tres, trumpet, bongo and claves which had been all but forsaken by new generations. Playing acoustically, they depend on potent harmonies and punchy rhythms to win ov Read more

Gilberto Santa Rosa - 24% match to Issac Delgado

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

El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico - 23% match to Issac Delgado

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

Ismael Miranda - 23% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 February 1950, Aguada, Puerto Rico. Singer-songwriter Miranda was one of the most popular soneros (extemporizing salsa singers) of the 70s salsa boom. His parents and an uncle took him to live in Long Island, USA when he was four years old; later on he moved with his family to the Lower East Side in Manhattan, New York City. He started studying singing at about eight year Read more

Rey Ruiz - 22% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: Latin World Music
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Tito Nieves - 22% match to Issac Delgado

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

Victor Manuelle - 21% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin World Music
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Roberto Roena - 20% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 January c.1940, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico; his last name is occasionally spelt as Rohena. A salsa band leader, Roena began his musical career as a dancer with various bands in Puerto Rico - he later became known as ‘El Gran Bailarín’ (The Great Dancer). While performing as a dancer and chorus singer with Cortijo Y Su Combo, the band’s leader Rafael Read more

Tito Rojas - 20% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: World Music
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Cheo Feliciano - 19% match to Issac Delgado

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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José Feliciano, 3 July 1935, Ponce, Puerto Rico. Feliciano took an early interest in music, especially bolero, and when only eight years old he and some friends formed a group, El Combo Las Latas, in which he was a percussionist although all of their instruments were homemade. In his early teens he had some formal tuition in music but then, in 1952, his father moved t Read more


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