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It was 1997 when I first came across a training video tape of Eddie Torres while studying in Mexico City. I watched it and I was fascinated with how simple he was able to break down patterns and his depth of understanding about musicality, as well as how respectful he was treating both his partner […]

The VibraSÓN band was formed in mid-2013 to fulfill a long yearning of its leader Jake Jacobs, an accomplished salsa dancer and instructor for over 20 years to bring some of the greatest dance music back into the live music scene. The concept was to play the music of an older era with a hip […]

__ 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, […]

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 […]

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