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The Departed of Latin Music 2020

This year, 2020, has been a devastating year for all of us, and on top of it all, the departed were great contributors to our Latin music. I'll make a brief review of those that departed this year. 1. Pedro "Sorolo" Rodriguez…

Latin Music Departed in 2019

A record store owner, an innovative trombonist-violinist, a legendary musician who became one of the best arrangers, and two of the best crooners are among those that departed our Latin music community in 2019. Rafael Viera (January) A…

Latin Music Departed of 2018

Like most years, I like to take a moment to honor some of the artists that contributed to Latin music and passed away in 2018. I listed some of them below: 1. Roberto Anglero (May): although Anglero was a percussionist and singer, I…

The 2014 Departed in Latin Music

This is a short and quick reminder of the talented artists that departed with 2014, but not before making significant contributions to our Latin music. Paco de Lucia (February) - the famed Spaniard guitarist broke existing frameworks on…