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Salsa Orchestrations in the ’70s

The evolution of Salsa orchestrations during the '70s dramatically increased its popularity and established it as a solid genre of popular music, not a passing craze. Salsa Music in the '60s It started in the '60s when bands began to mix…

Fania @ 50: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

There is a lot to celebrate and reflect about Fania's 50th anniversary. Fania Records is synonymous with Salsa music and showed us both the best and the worst of what a record label can do. Fania did not create Salsa music. However, they…

Lewis Kahn a Blue Collar Salsa Music Man

If you like Salsa music, it’s likely you’ve heard Lewis Kahn play, even if you don’t recognize his name. This low-key, affable trombonist-violinist has played with some of the most recognized names in Salsa and Latin music, including…