Banda La República: Fiesta Elegante

Explosion of Latin taste and enjoyment is what Banda La República brings us with his new album "Fiesta Elegante". Led by the brilliant composer,...

Yuko Ito: O Cantador

Yuko Ito is a patently Japanese name, but when she opens her mouth to sing in Portuguese, you could almost wager that she was...

Rubén Blades’ New Album: Son de Panamá

Two years ago -in 2013- at the great salsa festival “Salsa al Parque” in the city of Bogotá, I had the privilege of listening...

Rubén and Cheo… A Union of Musical Genius

After many years of being together during that poignant period when the powerful and contagious sound of Joe Cuba was playing everywhere, Rubén Blades...

Yunior Terry y Son de Altura: Mi Bajo Danzón

Bassist, violinist Yunior Terry is an artist for all seasons. He hails from Camagüey, Cuba where he is the...

Son de Brooklyn: Obama Manda a su Nganga

The timing of this record could not have been better, coming at a time when US President Barak Obama lifted the decades-long embargo of...
Diego El Cigala - Indestructible

Remembering Cigala’s Salsa Masterpiece Album: Indestructible

In late October of 2016, the world looked forward to listening to one of the most awaited salsa albums in history, interpreted and produced...
Spanish Harlem Orchestra - Anniversary

Spanish Harlem Orchestra: Anniversary

For the last fifteen years few music ensembles have dominated the world of salsa like the Spanish Harlem Orchestra. So, it was only fitting...

Maite Hontelé and Her Son Trumpet Sound – Déjame Así

Déjame Así is a rich, syncopated and moving production, full of taste and talent. Any one song you pick on this CD...

Septeto Santiaguero & José Alberto “El Canario”: Tributo a Los Compadres – No Quiero...

The legacy of Santiago de Cuba will live forever in the music of such soneros as Septeto Santiaguero, joined here by the authentic stylist,...

Ray Viera y Trombao – Sambumbia Radioactiva

“Sambumbia” is Caribbean slang for a concoction or mixture of elements that create something new, much like Ray Viera’s music, which contains influences from...