Salsa Celtica Similar Artists

Marc Anthony - 62% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Dance Latin R&B / Soul Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

Marco Antonio Muñiz, 16 September 1968, New York City, New York, USA. One of the leading salsa stars of the late 90s and early 00s, Anthony began his career as a session vocalist for pop and dance acts. His Puerto Rican parents boasted a strong Latin music heritage and named their son after a Mexican singer. Under his new name, Anthony worked as a songwriter and backi Read more

Luis Enrique - 54% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin Music Videos & Concerts World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs

Luis Enrique Mejía López, 28 September 1962, Nicaragua. Enrique was taught to play the guitar by his grandfather. Relocating to the USA in his mid-teens, he settled in Los Angeles, California where he continued to develop his musical skills, albeit largely teaching himself. He joined a local salsa band as lead singer and, encouraged by band members Alex Cobos a Read more

El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico - 47% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

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

Joe Arroyo - 43% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

Alvaro José Arroyo González, 1 November 1955, Cartagena, Colombia. Colombian superstar singer, band leader, composer, arranger and producer Arroyo has managed to cross over within the fiercely nationalistic Latin market as well as to the non-Latin market. He started his musical career as a vocalist in small groups in Cartagena and Sincelejo. He later moved to B Read more

Willie Colon - 42% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs

William Anthony Colón, 28 April 1950, Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. Born of Puerto Rican parents, Colón, as a trombonist, singer, composer, producer, arranger and actor, organized his first band in 1964. He made his recording debut as a band leader on a self-produced single released on the Futura label, which was co-founded by Al Santiago. At the age of Read more

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra - 41% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

Formed in 2000 in New York City’s East Side section known as El Barrio, this group brought to wide attention the rich musical heritage of Latin culture that included salsa, Latin soul and boogaloo. Led by pianist Oscar Hernández, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra became highly respected not only for the high quality of their music making but also for the fact that they n Read more

Celia Cruz - 39% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl Books

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

Rubén Blades - 38% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray VHS CDs Vinyl

16 July 1948, Panama City, Panama. Blades was brought up in a musical family, with his mother Anoland an accomplished pianist and singer, and his father Rubén Snr. a bongo player. In 1966, while still at school, he became a vocalist with the band Conjunto Latino. He then switched to Los Salvajes Del Ritmo, staying with this band until 1969. In 1970, he travelled to Ne Read more

Gilberto Santa Rosa - 37% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

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

Puerto Rican Power Orchestra - 37% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: World Music
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Cheo Feliciano - 36% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

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

Ismael Miranda - 34% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

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

Los Van Van - 33% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin Music Videos & Concerts World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs

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

Ray Barretto - 33% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Funk Jazz Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

29 April 1929, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 17 February 2006, Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. Born to Puerto Rican parents, Barretto was raised in East Harlem and the Bronx and was a prominent Latin band leader for many decades. However, he started his professional career as a jazz recording session conga player. To escape the ghetto he joined the army at 17. Infl Read more

Grupo Niche - 32% match to Salsa Celtica

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

Emanating from Cali, Colombia, Grupo Niche is led by Jairo Varela, whose many roles include composer, arranger, musical director, vocalist and percussionist. For their albums between 1981 and 1986, Niche’s salsa orquesta instrumentation included a front-line of saxophone, flute, two or three trumpets and one or two trombones, a rhythm section (timbales, conga, bongo, g&uum Read more


Artist matches Powered by AudioScrobbler
Filter Results