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Fania All Stars

Singing With Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz who would have turned 95 today, has sung and danced with a myriad of artists Latin or not. We have selected thirteen of them not counting the Fania All Stars : Pete "El Conde" Rodríguez , Angela Carrazco, La India, Oscar D'Leon,…

Fania All Stars have a “Latin Thing” (1971)

August 26, 1971 - the Fania All Stars featuring Ray Barretto, Willie Colón, Larry Harlow, Johnny Pacheco, Bobby Valentín, Roberto Roena, singers Santos Colon, Héctor Lavoe, Ismael Miranda, Pete Rodriguez and Adalberto Santiago, along with…

Jazzin’Around Afro Blue

Starting and ending with Mongo Santamaría's composition 'Afro Blue', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Jazz with some Salsa' tunes around the theme of 'Mongo Santamaría'. It has Donald Byrd, Sheila Jordan, Airto Moreira, Ray Barretto & Tito…

Fire Departments

From 'Burnin' Coal' to 'Fuegos artificiales' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Four Elements (Fire)'. It has Jazz Crusaders, Sonora Ponceña, Eddie Harris, Celia Cruz and many more.