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El Gran Combo

History of El Gran Combo: the 1990s

As the craze for Salsa Romántica grew to its climax in the 1990s, the number and impact of recordings by El Gran Combo, diminished. However, despite their struggles with their recordings, El Gran Combo found a way to remain relevant in…

History of El Gran Combo: the 1970’s

El Gran Combo of the early 70's is very different than that of the 60's, and by the late 70's it would look totally different again. However, they kept going as if nothing had happened, and exited the 70's a stronger combo. New Decade, New…

Three Ways to Perform “A Mi Manera”

Repeating something is not art. Adding your own twist to something, is creating art. I like each of these versions of the Bolero "A Mi Manera" (My Way) by El Gran Combo, the Puerto Rico All Stars, and Jerry Medina because each has its own…