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A veteran bay area dj with a long track record both on the salsa community as a dj and multi-disiplinary array of music to make the dancer dance like there is no tomorrow. Known for owning one of the most extensive collection of records plus an extra copy he sure knows how to set the […]

__ Bringing the old school flavors back from the 60s and 70s salson is known for making dancers as well as non-dancers want to dance. Mario Cortez (vocalista), Josh Alfaro (vocalista) , Christian salas (conguero band lider}, Kevin Bryson (trombone) , Tony bella (bajo guitarra) , Papo Martínez (timbal), Faris Jahar (trombone) ,Mario Cortez (vocalista), […]

Eddie Torres (born July 3, 1950), also known as “The Mambo King”, is a salsa dance instructor.[1] Torres’ technique developed from various sources including Afro-Cuban son, mambo, and North American jazz dance. [2] He is one of the more popular dancers of New York style salsa. He is famous for his way of dancing and […]


Un Sencillo homenaje a los Congueros Mayores, todos influenciados por el legendario Luciano ´´Chano´´ Pozo el Tambor de Cuba, en estos apartes que escogí de diferentes videos podemos apreciar la gran vitalidad y las diferentes técnicas utilizadas por estos grandes maestros, indudablemente muy diferente a los métodos empleados hoy en día y que ha revolucionado […]

Cándido de Guerra Camero, also known simply as Candido (born April 22, 1921) is a Cuban-born percussionist (mainly conga and bongo) and the most recorded conga drummer in the history of jazz. He also plays the tres (Cuban mandolin), drums, and acoustic bass. He has worked in many genres of popular music from pop, rock, […]

Looking for new places to dig for records, I came across an article that talks about a trove of Afro-Cuban records waiting to be appraised and re-organized in order to build a story. Source: New York Times: https://nyti.ms/2nKxaFw

Opening of Palladium[edit] When the Palladium opened as a dance studio and dance hall, it had a racially restrictive policy and did not maintain the level of funding needed to operate it. It had a dance floor that could hold a thousand couples dancing at once but had fallen into decline by 1947.[1] Most of […]