It is no exaggeration to say that Panamanian singer/songwriter, actor, lawyer, and politician Rubén Blades is one of the most important figures in Spanish-language music in general and certainly in the transnational Latin dance music known as salsa,... Read Article
Classic salsa seems to be the ‘new, old in-thing’ lately, but Bio Ritmo, a Richmond, Virginia, -based outfit that’s been in the game for more than 20 years, keeps perfecting the sound with each new record they release.... Read Article
It’s tough for rabid salsa fans to imagine that success may not have come easy for many of the greats. Ruben Blades, for instance, found resistance when peddling his music in New York City in the 1970s.
A revolutionary mix for you all this Friday featuring a mix of guajira, guaguanco, guaracha, son, cumbia, rumba, bomba, condombe, merengue, salsa, Latin jazz, Latin soul, Latin funk and any other word with Latin stuck in front of... Read Article
The latest musical gem from legendary producer Joaquin “Joe” Claussell is the delicious double CD, Hammock House Africa Caribe – released on May 17 (May 30 in the UK) by the infamous Fania Records.