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Two Salsa Songs for Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day to all mothers! Here are two Salsa songs that celebrate this great day, both written by the artists who perform them. Ismael Miranda, "Madre" Ismael Miranda wrote this song for his 1975 album "Este es Ismael Miranda".…

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…