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Larry Harlow: 3 Albums at Apex of Salsa

Larry Harlow recorded 3 albums that helped elevate the orchestration in Salsa music, and catapult the genre to its apex. These were "Hommy", "Salsa", and "Live in Quad". In the first part of the 1970s, artists like the Palmieri brothers,…

Latin Grammy 2020: Best Salsa Album

As always I like to look at the Latin Grammy 2020 nominees as a kind of recommendation list of best recordings to check out. I'll start my Latin Grammy 2020 comments with the category of Best Salsa Album. Best Salsa Album 2020 To keep…

Cano Estremera’s Best Album

Of course, it's only my opinion, but to me, it's clear that "Bobby Valentin Presenta a el Cano Estremera" was Cano's best album of his career. Before Cano's First Solo Album Many of us loved many of the songs Cano Estremera recorded with…

Simply Lalo Rodriguez

I'm writing about Lalo Rodriguez's Salsa album "Simplemente Lalo" for two reasons; the album turns 40 and Lalo needs our support. For me, "Simplemente Lalo" was his best recording, by far, of his solo career. Lalo Rodriguez Early Years…