Is Nelly Furtado the Next Eydie Gorme?

One of my most memorable moments listening to my dad's music was the sweet female voice with the Trio Los Panchos. That female voice had a special accent that made it captivating to listen. Whether because of her accent or her sweet…

Nelly Furtado has a Great Plan

Nelly Furtado seems to have a great plan for her introduction into Latin music with her 1st CD in Spanish titled "Mi Plan". The pop album was well planned by the Canadian singer. Furtado's song selection along with signing duets in…

Not Much Blues in Latin Music

I've been offline for the past 2 weeks due to a loss in my family. During this time, I realized Latin Music has little room for the sadness of a family loss. As I searched my music library for music that could reflect my mood, I found…

Luis Enrique’s “Ciclos” CD Review

“Ciclos” is the latest recording by Luis Enrique, and in my opinion it's a serious contender for Luis Enrique’s best work yet. “El Principe de la Salsa” (Salsa’s Prince) delivers an album with a mix of romantic songs along with songs…

Luis Perico Ortiz Shines in Peru

The legendary Puerto Rican trumpeter and bandleader Luis "Perico" Ortiz was one of the highlights of the "Festival de la Salsa Chim Pum Callao" (Chim Pum Callo Salsa Festival) in Peru. The Puerto Rican maestro received excellent reviews…