NEW RELEASES | FREE NEWSLETTER | OVERSTOCK CDs! | FANIA CODIGO | VINYL | CART CONTENTS

ADVERTS










Home - NewsletterEditor's PicksPower SearchCategory SearchArtist SearchJournal ArchivesGlossaryContributorsAbout DescargaLinks

SSL



Multi-Disk Set
Extravaganza!



2-Disk sets, 3-Disk Sets, 4-Disk Sets & more...

If it's packed with more than one disk, we've probably included it in this special multi-disk sale. DVDs too! Perfect for the upcoming holiday season... 15% Off every title. Enjoy!

But hurry, only through Wednesday, October 29th.

Page 1Page 2Page 3Page 4Page 5

DESCARGA BORICUA
Pa'que Te Cuento - Antología De Música Producida Por FranFerrer De 1972 A 2004: 4-CD Box Set
Tierrazo
Originally released: 2004
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA; PUERTO RICO
EditorsPick: Sparkling 4-CD compendium of important material produced by Puerto Rico's FranFerrer including his acclaimed Puerto Rico 2013 '70s work -- ahead of its time for combining dance music with folklore -- and the explosive and sizzling all-star Descarga Boricua material from the '90s. Special guests Bobby Valentin, Andy Gonzalez, Pedro Perez, John Benitez, Johnny Torres. Also with Angel "Cachete" Maldonado, Endel Dueño, Anthony Carrillo, Alex Acuña. Vocalists Justo Betancourt, Ismael Miranda, Jerry Medina, Wichi Camacho, Carlos Camacho, Antonio Caban Vale "El Topo", Carlos Esteban Fonseca. If you're not familiar with this groundbreaking material, this is your opportunity. Don't miss it. "Homenaje A Cachao" is worth the price alone. Highly recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $49.98 / Now Only: $42.48

SONG TITLES:
1. Pa' Los Obreros (Pa' Los Rumberos) - Jayuya , Jayuya 2. Esta, Si Va - Canto A Elegua 3. Homenaje A Cachao - Mama Guela 4. Camilo Torres - Another World 5. Que Te Pasa - Un Cachito 6. Descarga #2 A Gozar - Me Curo Con Rumba 7. Me Pongo Yo - Son De Altura 8. Paloma - A Desalambrar Y A Rescatar 9. Entra Derecho - Oyela..bailala 10. Oye, Mi Amor - La Ultima Conga 11. Descarga Boricua - Ente Demente 12. La Rumba Esta Buena - Children With No Pain 13. Que Le Den Candela - Caribe Ahora 14. Controversia Caribeña - Yo Tu (Soldado) 15. Hemos Dicho Basta! - La Borinqueña 16. Oye Como Suena - Salon Mexico 17. Controversia Catalana - Vivir Sin Aire 18. Contra Mar Y Mareo - Bomba Pa' Juan 19. El Pitorrito - La Vaquita 20. DB Goes To New York - Abrazate A Puerto Rico 21. Serenata A Los Amantes - Montañas
more details
Place Order



DESCARGA BORICUA
Salseando 2-CD Set
Tierrason
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: This is very big, and what a start to the new year! Descarga Boricua, the brainchild of eclectic producer Fran' Ferrer, first hit the scene in 1993 with their hugely popular and critically acclaimed ¡Esta, Sí Va! project that was, arguably, the decade's best salsa release. Descarga Boricua was more vision and concept than a specific group of musicians. Orchestra sized power salsa, top arrangements, and a ton of in-your-face swing epitomized the essence of the band. The lineup always included the best musicians from Puerto Rico as well as a ton of special guests. The band released a few other albums over the subsequent five or so years, but the amazing energy, power and finesse of ¡Esta, Sí Va! was never quite equaled. Until now. Something must have been percolating in the ten years since the last Descarga Boricua release, because Fran' Ferrer has outdone himself here. With Salseando, he summoned the Gods of Salsa to help create a blast of swing that packs more fuerza y sabor into two cds than most bands can muster in a lifetime. This live performance, recorded in San Juan in 2007, musically directed by tresero Louis Garcia, brings Fania All Star composer and pianist Larry Harlow and trombonist Jimmy Bosch into the fold. Bosch never sounded better. And, damn, the singers are good: Adalberto Santiago, Hermán Olivera, Wichie Camacho, Ray De La Paz, Frankie Vazquez, Tito Allen, Darvel Garcia y Caco Senate. You heard right. The compositions are mostly all revival classics from the songbooks of Fania, Conjunto Libre and others of that caliber. There's an eleven minute "Que Humanidad" sung to perfection by Olivera, "La Cartera" the Arsenio Rodriguez classic made gold by Harlow, Ray Barretto's "Fuerza Gigante" interpreted with pure fire by Ray De La Paz, Chamaco Ramirez' powerhouse "Trucutú" styled by Frankie Vazquez, "Sabor Sureno," "Ariñañara," "Quitate La Mascara" as well as the Adalberto Alvarez classic "Lluvia." There is a ton of power here, and Salseando should be looked upon as DJ First Aid — the secret weapon. Some of the players are pianist Luis Marin, timbalero supreme Rafael "Tito" De Gracia, conguero William "Cachito" Thompson, trumpeter Angel "Angie " Machado (there are four trumpets, four trombones), and bassist Pedro Pérez. Descarga Boricua is clearly Puerto Rico's answer to the Spanish Harlem Orchestra: and what a statement it is. Here's is a DJ Alert of the highest order... Very Highly Recommended. Also available as a live DVD. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $21.98 / Now Only: $18.68

SONG TITLES:
1. Caridad (4:25) 2. El Swing (8:85) 3. Que Humanidad (11:17) 4. Alma Con Alma (4:50) 5. Señor Sereno (6:37) 6. La Cartera (6:15) 7. Ariñañara (5:02) 8. La Puerta - Estar Contigo (5:28) 9. Fuerza Gigante (8:37) 10. Pa' Bravo Yo (7:20) 11. Llanto De Cocodrillo (8:10) 12. Guancona (9:30) 13. Ahi Na' Ma (9:58) 14. Trucutú (9:28) 15. Quitate La Mascara (7:26) 16. Lluvia (8:33)
more details
Place Order



DESCARGA BORICUA
¡Ésta, Sí Va! 2-CD Set
Tierrason
Originally released: 1993
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: Finally back in stock, this absolute classic 2-CD set from 1993 features Puerto Rico's most accomplished salsa musicians and vocalists. Burning hot from beginning to end. This is a must-have, and is now a collector's item. Highly recommended. "The best all-star conglomeration ever assembled out of Puerto Rico, producing top-rate tropical music and Latin jazz." (Rudolph Mangual, 98/99 Catalog) "Puerto Rico's finest musicians and singers in an explosion of creativity. You get two CDs produced by the eclectic Frank Ferrer who has been responsible for the progressive music movement in Puerto Rico over the last fifteen years, as well as documenting it on recordings. This 1993 release is centered around legendary Puerto Rican percussionist Angel 'Cachete' Maldonado and his hand picked colleagues performing in a variety of Afro-Cuban and Afro-Rican genres. ¡Gracias Frank y Cachete!" (Bobby Sanabria, 98/99 Catalog) "A must-have double album of vocal and instrumental gems. An abundance of jazzy touches, both brazen and subtle, in an explosive all-star session that literally throbs with vitality and takes the music to the next level." (Mark Holston, 96/97 Catalog) "Talk about an all-star cast! This project was a delightful surprise, considering the rareness of a non-commercial concept in the world of 'salsa romántica.' It's like Batacumbele on steroids! In spite of the unfortunately out-of-tune piano, Eric Figueroa manages to bypass the producer's obvious lack of attention to this matter, and churn out some of his best piano work on record. Percussionists Cachete, Anthony Carrillo and Endel Dueño, together with drummer Alex Acuña, create a powerful and free-flowing groove. The horn section features the brilliant work of Juancito Torres and Piro Rodríguez on trumpets, Papo Vázquez on trombone and Mario Rivera on saxophones. And the combination and variety of the singers on this record gives each piece a unique spark - Jerry Medina's voice, in particular, still blows me away!" (Rebeca Mauleón, 96/97 Catalog) "Gather up Puerto Rico's cream-of-the-crop soneros and musicians, package their superb performances in a double CD set and the result is sheer exhilaration for the listener. This effort is also mastered beautifully, and producer Fran Ferrer deserves acclaim and congratulations." (Vicki Solá, 96/97 Catalog) (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

Awesome two CD. Highly recommended. Cantantes: Justo Betancourt, Ismael Miranda, Jerry Medina, Wichi Camacho, Carlos Esteban Fonseca, Antonio Cabán Vale, "El Topo."
SONG TITLES:
1. Descarga Boricua (15:58) 2. Me Pongo Yo (9:00) 3. Canto A Eleguá (9:50) 4. Homenaje A Cachao (7:29) 5. Entra Derecho (6:36) 6. Another World (4:26) 7. La Ultima Conga (5:07) 8. Bomba Pa' Juan (4:51) 9. ¡Esta Si Va! (5:18) 10. Me Curo Con Rumba (8:00) 11. Contra Mar Y Mareo (5:24) 12. La Rumba Esta Buena (5:58) 13. Children With No Pain (7:40) 14. Controversia Caribeña (5:23) 15. Espiritu De La Verdad (11:04)
more details
Place Order



BARBARITO DIEZ
Coleccion De Oro: 3-CD Set - El Auténtico Danzón Cantado
Musart
Category: DANCE TRADITIONS; CHA CHA CHA, CHARANGA, DANZON; CUBA
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Lagrimas Negras 2. La Sitiera 3. Mujer Perjura 4. Bajo Un Palmar 5. Pesares Del Alma 6. Asomate A La Ventana 7. Olvide Su Nombre 8. La Guinda 9. Perla Marina 10. Todo Es Para Ti Con Orquesta 11. Capullito De Alheli 12. Olvido 13. Martha 14. Te Quiero Dijiste 15. Dulce Embeleso 16. El Soldado 17. Aquella Tarde 18. Dos Lindas Rosas 19. Ausencia 20. Te Odio 21. Flores Negras 22. El Amor De Mi Bohio 23. Mujer 24. Ansiedad... Plus 6 More Tunes!!!
more details
Place Order



BARBARITO DIEZ
Lo Mejor De Cuba, 2-CD Set
Pro Market
Originally released: 2007
Category: SALSA/SON; SON, GUARACHA, GUAJIRA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Fine 2-CD set compilation of material from Barbarito Diez. With "Dulce Embeleso,""Las Perlas De Tu Boca,""Capullito De Aleli,","Veinte Años" and many others. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $18.98 / Now Only: $16.13

SONG TITLES:
1. Dulce Embeleso 2. Entre Espumas 3. La Sitiera 4. Te Odio 5. Bajo El Palmar 6. Desvelo De Amor 7. Las Perlas De Tu Boca 8. Lamento Borincano 9. Ausencia 10. Flores Negras 11. Capullito De Aleli 12. Potpurri De Danzones: Se Va Dulcero, A La Loma De Belen, Mama, Son De La Loma, Bururu, Barara, La Mujer De Antonio, El Que Siembra Su Maiz 13. Longina 14. Si Tu Supieras 15. Alli Donde Tu Sabes 16. Olvido 17. Te Quiero Dijiste 18. La Mora 19. Lagrimas Negras 20. Ya Es Muy Arde 21. Tu No Comprendes 22. Cuba Y Sus Misterios 23. Veinte Años 24. Mujer Perjura
more details
Place Order



DIMENSION LATINA
40 Años 40 Exitos 2-CD Set
Velvet (original import)
Originally released: 2001
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA INTERNATIONAL; VENEZUELA
EditorsPick: A two-cd set of classic Venezuelan salsa. With "Cantante Errante," "Rumba Quiero Gozar," "Mi Vecina," "Rumberos Del Littoral" and much more! Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $18.98 / Now Only: $16.13

SONG TITLES:
1. Cantante Errante 2. Mayoral 3. Fanfarron 4. Vuelve 5. Rumba Quiero Gozar 6. Ave Maria Lola 7. Crocante Habanero 8. Neurosis 9. Mi Vecina 10. El Mejoral 11. Gente Latina 12. Lo Que Es Un Beso 13. El Son Del Bohio 14. Cha Cu Cha 15. Al Canto De Un Gallo 16. Por Encima De Todo 17. Dueda De Amor 18. Puerto Cabello 19. Mi Negra 20. Enamorados Como Nadie 21. Compadre Querido 22. Te Hice Mujer 23. Rumberos Del Littoral 24. Te Vuelvo A Tener 25. Tu Y Yo...plus 15 More Tunes!!!
more details
Place Order



DIMENSION LATINA
Coleccion De Oro: A Bailar La Salsa Con Dimension Latina, 3 CD Box Set
Musart (original import)
Originally released: 2004
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA INTERNATIONAL; VENEZUELA
EditorsPick: 3-CD box set of the Venezuelan salsa super-group. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Juancito Trucupey 2. Vuelta Y Vuelta 3. El Mala Suerte 4. Que Bailen T'os 5. La Comprita 6. La Vela 7. Si Tu Supieras 8. No Me Mires Asi 9. Parampampan 10. Mi Sufrimiento 11. Dolor Cobarde 12. Aprende Conmigo 13. Para Tu Altar 14. Cienfuegos 15. Dulce Cantar 16. Divina Niña 17. Sin Ti 18. A Barranquilla 19. Mi Adorada 20. Dormir Contigo 21. La Piragua 22. Sin Tu Cariño 23. Sigue Tu Camino 24. Dame Tu Querer 25. Tiene Coimbre ... Plus 5 More Tunes!
more details
Place Order



ECHUN OKIRY
Güiro For Elegguá: Complete Session, 2-CD Set
EarthCDs
Originally released: 2002
Category: FOLKLORIC; RUMBA and/or SANTERIA/LUCUMI; CUBA
EditorsPick: Exemplary live Güiro ceremony for the orisha Elegguá. Recorded in Havana, Cuba in December of 2001. Very good fidelity. Reminiscent of the field recordings from John Storm Roberts and his Original Music label. This 2-CD set is the complete session.. For the connoisseur or practitioner of Santeria religious music. Highly recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

Recorded in Havana, this is a Santería ceremony to honor and invoke Elegguá. Elegguá is known as a multisided trickster and gatekeeper. A 'güiro', which refers to the shaker instrument also refers to the ceremony and style of music. These events occur frequently in Havana using güiros (also referred to as abwes and chekeres), a conga and a bell (usually played on a hoe blade call 'guataca'). This type of ceremony is very similar to what some call a 'bembe'. This 2-CD is the complete session. Mission Statement: The mission of EarthCDs is to bring music to the people. Music that has existed through tradition as an integral part of life, not music that is produced for an audience. Lawrence Millard's passion for 'life music' leads him to find, record, and produce all the music of earthcds. A portion of all profits from earthcds is donated to humanitarian organizations that assist in the countries where the music was recorded.
SONG TITLES:
1. Oru Cantado (8:40) 2. Songs For Eleggua (4:01) 3. Ogun (2:03) 4. Ochosi (1:10) 5. Babalu Aye (2:32) 6. 1.17 7. Chango (1:43) 8. Obatala (1:45) 9. Obba (0:30) 10. Oya (1:07) 11. Yemaya (2:39) 12. Ochun (2:29) 13. Orunmila (0:24) 14. Orunmila Ta Lade (1:16) 15. 418 16. Whistles (1:24) 17. Ellegua (27:10) 18. Eleggua Speaks (0:32) 19. Eleggua 2 (20:57) 20. 15:50 21. 6:04 22. Yemaya (15:55) 23. Yemaya 2 (9:26) 24. Cierre (3:06)
more details
Place Order



RICHARD EGÜES Y SU ORQUESTA
Descargando Con... CD & DVD Set
Egrem (original import)
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SON, GUARACHA, GUAJIRA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Richard Egües (1924-2006), known for his long tenure with Orquesta Aragón, is considered by many to have been the finest flautist of Cuban popular music of all time. This cd, presumably his final project, is a descarga session full of improvisations and rich Cuban dance rhythms that features musicians that can also be considered legendary. Among them are pianist Ruben Gonzalez, bassist Orlando Lopez (Cachaito), percussionists Blas Egues and Guido Sarria, violinists Pedro Hernandez and Eneldo Sanchez, viola player Jorge Padilla and others. In the classic sense of traditional Cuban descargas, many of the tracks start off as sweet danzons that slowly build towards harder swinging jam sessions. With the participation of vocalists Jose (Pepe) Olmo and Javier Olmo. Includes a bonus DVD disk that features the fascinating documentary "Suena La Flauta Richard" produced by Guillermo Piñeyro Álvarez and narrated by Egües daughter, Gladys. Descargando con... is an eventual classic that should not be missed. Very Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $19.98 / Now Only: $16.98

SONG TITLES:
1. Tres Lindas Cubanas (8:22) 2. Romance Carnavalesco (9:05) 3. Como Yo La Vi (4:07) 4. Por Eso Quiero (4:31) 5. Obsesion (3:17) 6. Treinta Y Dos (4:15) 7. Raquel (7:39) 8. Fefita (9:51) 9. La Flauta Magica (8:30) 10. Descarga Guillada (10:22)
more details
Place Order



LAS ESTRELLAS AREITO
Los Heroes - 2 CD Set
Nonesuch (original import)
Originally released: 1979
Reissued: 1999
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA/SON DESCARGA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Las Estrellas Areito originally recorded a suite of albums in the late seventies that some consider to be the cream of the crop of the extended Cuban son and descargas (jam sessions). This 2 CD set, with good liner notes, is the distillation of those 4 or 5 albums. If you don't have the original set this package is a must have. Some of Cuba's finest musicians participated in these now legendary sessions. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Póngase Para Las Cosas (10:20) 2. Hasta Pantojo Baila Mi Son (11:34) 3. Que Traigan Guaguancó (6:27) 4. Mi Amanecer Campesino (13:55) 5. Llora Timbero (7:12) 6. Yo Si Como Candela (10:28) 7. Fefita (10:24) 8. Guaguancó A Todos Los Barrios (14:29) 9. El Pregón De La Montaña (10:05) 10. U-La-Lá (8:48) 11. Guajira Guantanamera (8:36) 12. Para Mi Cuba Yo Traigo Un Son (11:24) 13. Prepara Los Cueros (11:31) 14. Maracaibo Oriental (9:59)
more details
Place Order



LAS ESTRELLAS DEL COMBORICAN
Nuestra Cosa Nuyorican - Live At The Nuyorican Cafe 5 CD & DVD Set
Nuyorican
Originally released: 2007
Category: DVD; SALSA/SON
EditorsPick: Big time old-school fun as Las Estrellas Del Comborican churn through salsa classics, many from the Fania songbook, for their live performance at the Nuyorican Café in Old San Juan, PR. Singers Hermán Olivera, Wilfredo Otero and Luisito Ojeda take their sweet time on these extended, gritty, trombone-charged, loose jams. The band is obviously having a lot of fun, had a few drinks and, despite the occasional out of tune vocal notes (you get the real feel of a live performance, warts and all) the dancing audience of this small club ate it up. It's the sort of session we took for granted in New York fifteen years ago: "A las Seis," "En Mi Viejo San Juan," "I Like it Like That," "Pa' Huele," and an almost sixteen minute "Quitate Tú" are some of the gems you'll hear and/or see on this CD/DVD set. It's an informal homage to some of the best salsa ever composed. Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $18.98 / Now Only: $16.13

SONG TITLES:
1. CD: A Las Seis/Mi Gente (8:07) 2. En Mi Viejo San Juan (8:46) 3. Boogaloo & Soul (I Like It Like That) (7:10) 4. Mi Negrita Me Espera (6:03) 5. Quitate La Mascara (7:51) 6. Pa' Huerte (7:33) 7. Tula (7:50) 8. Quitate Tu (15:36) 9. Descarga Comborican (10:00) 10. DVD: A Las Seis/Mi Gente 11. En Mi Viejo San Juan 12. Boogaloo & Soul/I Like It Like That 13. Mi Negrita Me Espera 14. Quitate Tu
more details
Place Order



FAJARDO Y SUS ESTRELLAS
Coleccion De Oro: Al Ritmo De Fajardo Y Sus All Stars - 3 CD Set
Musart
Originally released: 2004
Category: DANCE TRADITIONS; CHARANGA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Good 3-CD compilation of material from Cuban flautist and bandleader José Fajardo. From the Panart catalog. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. El Bodeguero 2. Kikiriki 3. Clavelitos 4. Busco Una Chica 5. Quiereme Mucho 6. Ay Que Rico Amor 7. Los Parqueadores 8. Un Telegrama 9. Me Voy Pa'Moron 10. Los Tamalitos De Olga 11. Ay Cosita Linda 12. Corazon De Melon 13. El Merecumbe 14. La Pachanga 15. La Montaña 16. Pajaro Chogui 17. Sabrosa Pachanga 18. Ay Que Frio 19. Se Puede Vacilar 20. Silencio 21. Bonito Y Sabroso 22. Sabrosona 23. Pa' Coco Solo 24. Como Arrullo De Palmas 25. Pobre Gente De Paris...plus 5 More Tunes!
more details
Place Order



FANIA ALL STARS
Campeones: Fania All Stars, A Band And Their Music - 2 CD Set
Fania / Emusica - Remastered Edition
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA: CLASSIC 1960s or 1970s NEW YORK
EditorsPick: Wow, here's a nearly overwhelming 2-CD set selection of the supergroup's best, almost anthemic, material compiled by John Child who also wrote the in-depth and insightful liner notes. An interesting read, especially as you listen to the music. Child allows us to understand the powers, egos and other forces that supported the Fania empire from it's beginnings in the late '60s through it's gargantuan rise in the '70s — and through it's downturn in the '80s and '90s. What a blast of salsa history is packed within these two disks. Here are just the featured singers: Monguito, Cheo Feliciano, Adalberto Santiago, Santos Colón, Rubén Blades, Ismael Quintana, Héctor Lavoe, Bobby Cruz, Celia Cruz, Ismael Rivera, and Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez. Campeones: Fania All Stars is the perfect primer for those wanting to get much more than a just a sense of the salsa explosion and it's cast of stars. Here you have it's essence. Very Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $21.98 / Now Only: $18.68

SONG TITLES:
1. Me Gusta El Son 2. Descarga Fania 3. Anacaona 4. Quítate Tu 5. El Raton 6. Lo Muchachos De Belén 7. Mi Debilidad 8. Me Gente 9. Hermandad Fania 10. Bemba Colorá 11. Vente Conmigo 12. Cucula 13. Juan Pachanga (New Mix) 14. Encantigo 15. Cuando Despiertes 16. Dime Que Te Pasa 17. Bilongo 18. El Rey De La Puntualidad 19. Vacila Con Tu Trago 20. Quítate La Mascara
more details
Place Order



FANIA ALL STARS
Live In Cali, Colombia 2-DVD Set
FM (original import)
Originally released: 2005
Category: DVD; SALSA/SON
EditorsPick: In 1995, in the pouring rain, tens of thousands of people gathered in an outdoor colosseum in Calí, Colombia to witness one of the last great concerts of salsa royalty - the Fania All Stars. This nighttime concert was documented and previously released as a 2-CD set which, although ok, did have some sound issues and was limited in its ability to convey the essence of the Fania experience. In short, the CD cannot hold a candle to the spectacular, nearly overwhelming, performance captured on this DVD set. This multi-camera shoot will grab you by the collar you and offer the grandness of not only the individual performers, but of a body of work that, at its core, is considered by many to be the essential Latin dance music of a generation. There is a simultaneous looseness and well-crafted order to a Fania All Stars show. That these consummate pros are in total control yet know how to party like there’s no tomorrow, has never been documented better than on these two DVDs. When Celia Cruz takes the mike for “Bemba Colora,” or Cheo for “Raton,” or Ismael Miranda for “Borinquen Tiene Montuno,” or the entire crew doing “Quitate Tu,” nothing else matters. And that moment, that flickering epiphany, is the Fania All Star trademark that is not likely to be duplicated. With Celia Cruz, Willie Colón, Papo Lucca, Ismael Quintana, Adalberto Santiago, Bobby Valentin, Roberto Roena, Johnny Pacheco, Larry Harlow, Lewis Kahn, Cheo Feliciano, Ismael Miranda, Yomo Toro, Nicky Marrero, Alfredo De La Fé, Reynaldo Jorge, Eddie Montalvo, Andy Montañez and many others. Hosted by Izzy Sanabria. This gem, folks, is must-have. Very Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $27.98 / Now Only: $23.78

SONG TITLES:
1. Introduccion (:24) 2. Descarga Fania - Adalberto Santiago (11:12) 3. Quitate La Mascara - Adalberto Santiago (9:00) 4. Borinquen Tiene Montuno - Ismael Miranda (7:46) 5. Asi Se Compone Un Son - Ismael Miranda (7:25) 6. Puerto Rico/Adoracion - Ismael Quintana (9:01) 7. Un Verano En New York - Andy Montañez (9:44) 8. Julia - Andy Montañez (8:35) 9. El Gran Varon - Willie Colon (8:54) 10. Talento De Television - Willie Colon (6:16) 11. Anacaona - Cheo Feliciano (6:16) 12. Sobre Una Tumba Humilde - Cheo Feliciano (6:38) 13. El Raton - Cheo Feliciano (12:25) 14. Cucala - Celia Cruz (8:35) 15. Bemba Colora - Celia Cruz (14:34) 16. Quitate Tu - Todos Los Cantantes (17:08) 17. Su Gente - Todos Los Cantantes (6:41) 18. Ponte Duro - Todos Los Cantantes (6:24) 19. Reprise (3:19)
more details
Place Order



VARIOUS ARTISTS
Coleccion Grandes Exitos Bailables: 8 CD Set
BIS (original import)
Originally released: 2007
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA CUBANA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Incredible 8-CD (94 tracks) set of modern Cuban dance music. Each disc is dedicated to the hits of one specific band. The artists represented here are: Aldalberto Alvarez, Charanga Habanera, Haila, NG La Banda, Elio Reve y Su Charangón, Juan Formell y Los Van Van, Paulo FG, and Yumurí. A real bargain for 8 CDs! Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $49.98 / Now Only: $42.48

Aldalberto Alvarez: Cuatro Sones De Adalberto 10:11, Somos Latinos 5:23, Y Que Tu Quieres Que Te Den 5:26, La Novia De Un Amigo Mio 4:14, Fin De Semana Es La Cita 5:34, Vivir Lo Nuestro 6:02, A Bailar El Toca Toca 5:24, Si No Fuera Por Las Mujeres 5:01, Buena Pero No Es Pa' Tanto 5:03, Para Bailar Casino 3:53, Deja La Mala Noche 5:12, Mi Linda Habanera 6:37 Charanga Habanera: Fiebre De Amor 5:58, El Temba 5:58, Quitate El Disfraz 5:21, Nube Pasajera 5:32, Para El Llanto 6:14, Tremenda Atmosfera 6:31, Yuya La Charanguera 4:50, Amor De Subasta 3:47, No Estamos Locos 4:55, Un Disparo En La Mirada 5:05, Hagamos Un Chen 5:35, Lola, Lola 6:32 Haila: Andar Andando 3:51, No Me Parezco A Nadie 5:44, Tratado De Timba Y Salsa 4:57, Bemba Colora 4:18, Quimbara 3:20, Que Te Pedi 5:04, Solita 3:34, Como Voy A Decirte 4:47, Quien Fue 4:06, Esto Si Sabe A Cuba 4:15 NG La Banda: La Expresiva 4:41, Santa Palabra 7:48, Los Sitios Entero 3:51, Murakamis Mambo 6:18, La Bruja 6:54, El Tragico 6:11, Echale Limon 7:35, El Baile Chino 5:59, Camaron 3:55, Baila Conmigo 4:07, La Chica De La Playa 3:56, El Papi 4:01 Elio Reve y Su Charangón: Mi Salsa Tiene Sandunga 5:20, Rumberos Latinoamericanos 5:25, Papa Eleggua 5:05, Pu Pu, Chan Chan... 5:55, Salgado 4:54, El Palo De Anon 5:33, Que Cuento Es Ese 4:45, En La Calle No Hay Casualidad 6:18, Que Bien Me Siento 6:15, 1999 4:50, Dale Agua Al Domino 4:15, Se Sigue Comentando... 5:01 Juan Formell y Los Van Van: Chirrin Chirran 3:11, El Baile Del Buey Cansao 3:15, La Habana No Aguanta Mas 5:29, Por Encima Del Nivel (Sandunguera) 6:45, Se Acabo El Querer 5:42, El Negro No Tiena Na' 5:52, Aqui El Que Baila Gana 5:46, Disco Azucar 5:22, Que Le Den Candela 7:15, Soy Normal, Natural 5:46, Soy Todo 8:28, Esto Te Pone La Cabeza Mala 4:05 Paulo FG: Sofocacion 5:53, Ana Elena 5:09, Cuida'o En El Cachumbambe 5:33, Se Lo Busco 5:18, En Materia De Amor 5:05, Ina 7:38, Ella Y La Noche 5:01, Que Vas A Decir 6:15, Te Siento 5:08, Que Dices Ahora 5:43, Ilusion De Papel 4:57, Tu No La Piensas 5:37 Yumurí: Yo Quiero Tranquilidad 5:58, Yo Soy Callejero 5:58, Que Me Pidan Regalao 4:51, Anoche Llore 4:54, Acaramelao 4:11, Le Tiro A La Buena 4:39, A Guarachar 5:51, La Cuenta 5:28, La Bomba 5:52, Yo No Quiero Lio 6:18, El Gato No Coge Al Raton Corriendo 3:50, Coge La Botella 4:41
more details
Place Order



VARIOUS ARTISTS
Fania DJ Series: Gilles Petersen 2-CD Set
Fania / Emusica - Remastered Edition
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA: CLASSIC 1960s or 1970s NEW YORK
EditorsPick: DJ Gilles Petersen selects his personal Fania faves — and some of them are quite off the beaten path. "Rush Hour In Hong Kong" - Louie Ramirez, "Mambo De Bataan" - Joe Bataan, "Tighten Up" - Al Escobar & His Orchestra, "Lluvia Con Nieve" - Efrain "Mon" Rivera, "Coco Seco" - Bobby Valentin, "Freak Off" - Orchestra Harlow and many others. A 2-CD set. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $21.98 / Now Only: $18.68

SONG TITLES:
1. Wata Wasuri - Tito Puente 2. Chinito Boogaloo - Rafael Cortijo Y Su Bonche 3. Rush Hour In Hong Kong - Louie Ramirez 4. Shades Of Time - Roberto Roena 5. Coco Seco - Bobby Valentin 6. Mi Mambo Conga - Eddie Palmieri 7. Ya Yi Ki - Johnny Colon 8. Mambo De Bataan - Joe Bataan 9. Latin Soul Drive Is Here (Progreso Del Alma Latina) - Chollo-Rivera 10. Tighten Up - Al Escobar & His Orchestra 11. Freak Off - Orchestra Harlow 12. Acid - Ray Barretto 13. Saona - Manuel Sanchez Acosta 14. Lluvia Con Nieve - Efrain "Mon" Rivera 15. Sandstorm - Charlie Palmieri 16. Last Tango In Paris - Willie Rosario 17. Mambo Moderno - Vladimir And His Orchestra 18. Vitamina - Kako's New York After Hours Orchestra 19. El Molestoso - Eddie Palmieri 20. El Rey Del Timbal - Tito Puente And His Concert Orchetra 21. The Oracle - Sabu Martinez 22. Manteca - Alegre All Stars 23. La Odisea De Tito - Tito Puente
more details
Place Order



VARIOUS ARTISTS
Old School Salsa Classics - 4 CD Set
Universal
Originally released: 2005
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: Great big salsa compilation (4 discs) featuring a lot of 1990s RMM and Rodven artists and titles. Some of the names of note here are Willie Rosario, Héctor Tricoche, José Alberto "El Canario," David Pabón, Frankie Ruiz, Marc Anthony, India, Domingo Quiñones, Ray De La Paz, Oscar D'Leon, Tito Nieves and many, many others. A *lot* of good material here. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $34.98 / Now Only: $29.73

SONG TITLES:
1. Atizame El Fogón - Willie Rosario / Payaso - Andy Montañez / Sennor Sereno / Ismael Miranda 2. Una Canita Al Aire - Orq. La Solución / Como El Morivivi - Raphy Leavitt / Fuego A La Jicotea - Marvin Santiago 3. Lobo Domesticado - Tommy Olivencia / Tu Con El - Frankie Ruiz / 25 Rosas - Paquito Guzman 4. Macho Perez - Hector Tricoche / Maria Teresa Y Danilo - Hansel Y Raul/ Ran Kan Kan - Tito Puente 5. La Paella - Jose Alberto "El Canario" / Lloraras (Live) - Oscar D'Leon / Todo Tiene Su Final - Cheo Feliciano 6. La Cura - Frankie Ruiz / Lluvia - Eddie Santiago / Ven Devorame Otra Vez - Lalo Rodriguez 7. La Rueda - Orq. La Solución / Aquel Viejo Motel - David Pabon / Cinco Noches - Paquito Guzman 8. Hasta El Sol De Hoy - Edgar Joel / Casi Te Envidio - Andy Montañez / Vasos En Colores - Marvin Santiago 9. La Mitad - Willie Rosario / A La Sombra Del Flamboyan - Raphy Leavitt / A Corazon Abierto - Hector Tricoche 10. Se Muere Por Mi La Niña - Willy Chirino / Todo El Mundo Con La Lengua Afuera - Hansel Y Raul 11. Sonambulo - Tito Nieves / Hoy Quiero Confesar - Jose Alberto "El Canario / Esa Mujer - Tony Vega 12. Preparate Bailador - Ray De La Paz / La Carta - Oscar D'Leon / Si Te Hubiera Conocido Ayer - Domingo Quinones 13. Esa Chica Es Mia - Johnny Rivera / Torero - Orq. Guayacan / Un Poquito Mas - Ray Sepulveda 14. El #100 - Tito Puente / Ese Hombre - India/ Experto En Ti - Cheo Feliciano 15. Corazón Partido - Miles Peña / Bailando - Frankie Ruiz / Vivir Lo Nuestro - India (w/Marc Anthony) 16. Mi Libertad - Frankie Ruiz / El Amor Mas Bonito - Tito Nieves / Mis Amores - Jose Alberto "El Canario" 17. Hay Que Trabajar - Tito Puente W/Oscar D'Leon / Yo Me Quedo - Tony Vega/ Me Voy Pa'Cali - Oscar DLeon 18. Escalofrio - Domingo Quiñones / Soy La Voz - Van Lester / Amame - Ray Sepulveda 19. Necesito Un Amiga - Johnny Rivera / I'll Always Love You - Tito Nieves / Mi Gente (Live) - Domingo Quiñones
more details
Place Order



CHEO FELICIANO
Las 32 Mas Grandes De Cheo Feliciano - 2 CD Set
Lideres/Universal
Originally released: 2002
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Cantando / Experto En Ti 2. Recordando A Louie (con Ray De La Paz) / Yo Soy Un Angel 3. Me Fascina Esa Mujer / Cuantas Cosas 4. Ismael Rivera - Medley / Si Me Dejaras Amarte 5. Comericante Del Amor / Si Me Llegas Amar 6. Que Si Cantaban Bien / Regalame Tus Manos 7. Lindo Yambu / Camionero 8. Yesterday / Bailando Plena/Karakatis-Ki/AloQuien Llama - Medley 9. Coincidencia / Un Solo Beso 10. Una En Un Millon / Mi Problema 11. Contigo Aprendi / Hasta Que Te Encontre 12. Quedate Este Bolero / Mientras Existas Tu 13. Tal Vez Por Nada / Half Crazy 14. Ten Van A Decir / Como Puede Ser 15. No Te Perdono / Hacerte Venir 16. Por Fin Mañera / Todo Tiene Su Final
more details
Place Order



JOSÉ FELICIANO
Ayer, Hoy Y Siempre DVD & CD Package
Universal
Originally released: 2002
Category: DVD; POP LATIN
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

Also included: Celia Cruz; "Que le den Candela" Bonus video, slide show, photo gallery and previews. Also includes free 18 track CD with "Samba Pa'Ti," a duet with Santana -- first time on a CD!
SONG TITLES:
1. Light My Fire 2. Paso La Vida Pensando 3. Volvere Alguna Vez 4. La Balada Del Pianista 5. Start Me Up 6. Twist And Shout 7. Samba Pa' Ti 8. Ay Cariño 9. Que Sera 10. Me Enamore (video Clip) 11. Quiero Estar A Tu Lado (video Clip)
more details
Place Order



BALLET FOLKLORICO CUTUMBA DE SANTIAGO
Rumba - An Instructional Cuban Dance DVD Featuring José Alfredo Carrión: A 2-DVD Set
RC
Originally released: 2006
Category: DVD; FOLKLORIC; CUBA
EditorsPick: Wow! Finally a dance instructional DVD focusing on Cuban folkloric rumba! This detailed 2-DVD set concentrates on yambú and guaguancó. With José Alfredo Carrión, the former principal dancer of Ballet Folklórico Cutumba. Filmed in Santiago de Cuba in 2005, this DVD breaks down the parts of each dance into smaller parts that allow you make sense of it all, then piece it together for a cohesive dance sequence. Each step is meticulously described and explained by Mr. Carrión, which greatly helps in comprehending the meaning of each move. Terrific partner work as performed by Carrión and Laima Martinez. Options for the audio to be in Spanish or with a very well done English voice-over. With special features of Yambú and Guanguancó performances in Cuba. Very Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $38.00 / Now Only: $32.30

José Alfredo Carrión is the former principal dancer of Ballet Folklórico Cutumba. Born in Santiago, José began his career as a professional dancer in 1980 when he was invited to join Cutumba at the age of 17. After 25 years of researching, revitalizing & presenting the folkloric manifestations of Afro-Franco-Haitian -Cuban origin found primarily in Cuba's Eastern (Oriente) provinces, José has retired from Cutumba and moved to the United States where he is now the Co-director of the Academy of Cuban Folklore and Dance in Seattle, Washington. RUMBA is the first in a series of instructional folkloric and popular Cuban dance DVDs to be produced by the Academy of Cuban Folklore and Dance. This two-DVD set features detailed instruction on yambú and guaguancó, in addition to demonstrations and performance clips. José shares with the viewers the methodology he has used as a professor in Cutumba to train generations of dancers. Those who have never danced before now have the opportunity to learn from a master. Those who already have experience can enhance their technique and develop new skills. The DVDs in this series will undoubtedly provide valuable learning material for all who love to dance. Two DVD set: yambú (42 minutes) & guaguancó (50 minutes) Filmed in Santiago de Cuba in 2005
more details
Place Order



JERRY GALANTE
Siempre Pa' Lante DVD & CD Set
Codiscos (original import)
Originally released: 2007
Category: DVD; SALSA/SON; COLOMBIA
EditorsPick: Powerfully executed live set — a DVD and CD combo — by the popular salsa singer. Recorded in Medellín, Colombia, to a packed (although seated) audience Galante gave them what they wanted, one snappy uptempo track after another. "Dejame Intentar," "Mueve La Cadera," "Mi Montuno," "P'al Bailador," and "Se Prendio El Rumbon" are some of the tracks. Produced by Diego Galé. With Galé's dependable stable of musicians like Morist Jimenez, Giovanny Montoya, Sergio Munera, Jimmy Galé Juan David Grajales and others. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $19.98 / Now Only: $16.98

SONG TITLES:
1. DVD: Dejame Intentar 2. Mueve La Cadera 3. Con El Amor No Se Puede Jugar 4. Yo Buscare 5. Tu Eres Lo Maximo 6. Solo Tu Cariño 7. Estoy Enamorado 8. Mi Montuno 9. Solo Tu 10. Mi Felicidad 11. P'al Bailador 12. Recuerdos 13. Lo Vieron 14. Olvidalo 15. Se Prendio El Rumbon 16. Historia Musical 17. CD: Olvidalo (4:35) 18. Mi Montuno (4:19) 19. Dejame Intentar (4:38) 20. Lo Vieron (4:21) 21. Con El Amor No Se Puede Jugar (4:32) 22. P'al Bailador (4:34) 23. Solo Tu (4:25) 24. Mueve La Cadera (4:03) 25. Tu Eres Lo Maximo...plus 6 More Tunes!!! (4:38)
more details
Place Order



GRUPO GALE
15th Aniversario En Concierto 2 CD Set
Codiscos/Tropisounds (original import)
Originally released: 2006
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA COLOMBIA; COLOMBIA
EditorsPick: Here's the 2-CD set audio version of the recent DVD of the same title. Galé ordered the songs a bit differently on these CDs: CD-1 is called Galé Rumbero. CD-2 is called Galé Romántico. You get the picture. Here's what I said about the DVD, which holds true for this CD set: Arguably the hottest salsa band in Colombia, Diego Gale and his crew performed a sizzling 15th Anniversary concert in a swanky Medellín nightclub. Opening with their imprint "Descarga Galé," these guys ignite one relentless, juiced up, number after number. Gale performs many of his big numbers including "No La Descuides" which may just cause your TV set to explode. Be warned. Also includes an enthusiastic tribute to El Gran Combo featuring guest vocalist Carlos Guerrera who does a terrific job here. The crowd ate it up... Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $19.98 / Now Only: $16.98

SONG TITLES:
1. Ven A Medellín (8:16) 2. Mi Raza (4:47) 3. Tributo Al Gran Combo: Que Me Lo Den En Vida/Julia/El Menú/Un Verano En New York (10:56) 4. No La Descuides (7:25) 5. Que Tumba'o (3:22) 6. Descarga Galé (6:56) 7. Cali ¡Ae! (5:45) 8. Mi Vecina (4:16) 9. Volver, Volver (7:06) 10. Mi Novia Y Yo (7:04) 11. Para Siempre (7:58) 12. Perdóname (5:37) 13. Ya No Te Puedo Amar/Eres Así (5:51) 14. Beso A Beso (4:54) 15. Como Duele Llorar (4:03) 16. Mas Que Amor (4:40) 17. Nadie Te Ama Como Yo (6:41) 18. Fantasia (7:12) 19. Soy Como Soy (5:18) 20. Nada Puedo Hacer (5:13)
more details
Place Order



GRUPO GALE
Auténtico - CD & DVD Set
Codiscos (original import)
Originally released: 2007
Category: DVD; SALSA COLOMBIA; COLOMBIA
EditorsPick: Very few people in the business are as dedicated to the craft of Salsa than Diego Gale, arguably the hardest working producer in Latin America. Galé knows the music inside and out — he's also the band's conguero and main composer/arranger. And while the band has it's detractors — it can be said that the music is over-packaged, too slick for it's own good — one has only to turn the volume up on a typical pumped up track like, say, "Chela" to to appreciate how easy it is to get hooked on Galé's vision of dance music. It's thoroughly infectious and, for a party or club setting, there are very few DJs who wouldn't grab a Galé production to raise the heat level. For Auténtico, acclaimed producer Sergio George sat in on piano for few tracks. Totally radio ready. No, the DVD is not a live show: it's behind-the-scenes footage of the CD's production, as well as videos and studio session tracks. There's also some interviews with bandmembers and musicians who have worked with Galé like Richy Ray & Bobby Cruz and Maelo Ruiz. Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $18.98 / Now Only: $16.13

SONG TITLES:
1. CD: Quiero Besarte (4:33) 2. Chela (4:17) 3. El Amor De Mi Vid "Se Fue" (4:36) 4. Solo Un Besito (4:33) 5. Te Falle (4:31) 6. Ave Maria Pues (4:35) 7. Regresa Pronto (4:36) 8. El Galan (4:23) 9. Me Basta (4:44) 10. Lo Nuestro Se Acabo (4:37) 11. Experiencias De La Vida (4:22) 12. Soy Latino (4:30) 13. Quisiera (4:45) 14. De Que Valle (5:16) 15. DVD: Autentico 16. Ave Maria Pues 17. Conceptos 18. Quiero Besarte 19. Como Duele Llorar 20. Salsa Y Condimento 21. Esencia Latina 22. Que Tumba'o 23. Mas Que Amor 24. Culpable 25. Las Mujeres
more details
Place Order



GRUPO GALE
Los 30 Mejores - 2 CD Set
Codiscos (original import)
Originally released: 2004
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA COLOMBIA; COLOMBIA
EditorsPick: Excellent compilation from one of Colombia's hardest working salsa bands. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Ven A Medellin 2. Beso A Beso 3. Mi Vecina 4. Ya No Te Puedo Amar 5. Tributo Al Gran Combo - Que Me Lo Den En Vida, Julia, El Menu, Un Verano En New York 6. Soy Como Soy 7. Perdoname 8. Fantasia 9. 20 De Julio 10. Eres Asi 11. Cali Ae! 12. Cualquiera Puede 13. Para Siempre 14. No La Descuides 15. Te Esperare 16. Yo Para Ti, Tu Para Mi 17. Tribute Al Conde - Meneame La Cuna, Catalina La 0, Sonero 18. Buscando Tus Besos 19. Que No Se Muera El Montuno 20. Nadie Te Ama Como Yo 21. Homenaje 22. Boogaloo Con Galé 23. Las Colas 24. Mi Raza 25. Buscando Olvidarte...plus 5 More Tunes!!!
more details
Place Order



GIGI
The Quick & Dirty Guide To Salsa: 4-DVD Boxed Set
Digifilm
Originally released: 2007
Category: DVD; DANCE INSTRUCTION
EditorsPick: A Salsa Dancer's Dream: Four Best-Selling Award-Winning Salsa DVDs. The success of the Quick & Dirty Guides to Salsa sparked a dance DVD revolution. Packed with 92 lessons, this is the first and only multi-angle series on Salsa. From the very basics to super advanced. From Salsa partner dancing to Salsa Team dancing, The Quick & Dirty Guides to Salsa packs it in four multi-angle Salsa instructional DVDs. The multi-angle aspect of this DVD sets it apart from the rest of the crowd. Shot with three cameras simultaneously, so you can watch the moves from three angles, these Salsa DVDs make learning a pleasure. You will wonder how you did without multi-angles. If you want to learn Salsa quick and dirty, then this might be the series for you. — from the back liners Includes the following four disks: The Quick & Dirty Guide To Salsa - Part One DVD The Quick & Dirty Guide To Salsa - Part Two, Intermediate DVD The Quick & Dirty Guide To Salsa, Part Three - Advanced DVD The Quick & Dirty Guide To Salsa, Part Four - Dirty Salsa 360º - Team Dancing DVD (DR)
Description: Original Price: $79.98 / Now Only: $67.98

more details
Place Order



DIZZY GILLESPIE
En Vivo Latino Jazz Plaza 1985: With Arturo Sandoval & Gonzalo Rubalcaba - 2-CD Set
Cayuco (original import)
Originally released: 1985
Reissued: 2005
Category: LATIN JAZZ; LATIN JAZZ
EditorsPick: Gillespie went to Cuba several time to play, in 1985, his set, with his American band and with an all-star group including Cuban musicians, was recorded and has just released on a two cd set. And well recorded. Gillespie brings out older tunes of his, including “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” (here called “Swing Love,” and “A Night in Tunisia,” with a band that included electric bass, a couple of horns and the great Walter Davis Jr. on piano. It’s showtime music, meant to get an audience going. Dizzy, per usual, is untouchable. Gonzalo Rubalcaba shows up on two tunes, including a 14 minute of “Manteca,” and a 9 minute version of Gillespie’s “Con Alma,” which he opens with a long solo, letting Gillespie come in for a duet. It’s history, and good to listen to, as well. Highly Recommended. (Peter Watrous)
Description: Original Price: $19.98 / Now Only: $16.98

SONG TITLES:
1. Swing Love (2:11) 2. The Blues (12:33) 3. A Night In Tunisia (14:42) 4. Gee, Baby Ain't I Good To 'Ya (7:11) 5. Blue Walk (7:57) 6. Miela And Hanay (13:18) 7. Con Alma (9:38) 8. Manteca (14:23)
more details
Place Order



DIZZY GILLESPIE
Live At The Jazz Plaza Festival '85: 2-CD Set
Yemayá Records (original import)
Originally released: 1985
Reissued: 2007
Category: LATIN JAZZ; LATIN JAZZ
EditorsPick: Dizzy Gillespie is joined here by Arturo Sandoval and Gonzalo Rubalcaba on this 1985 date in Havana that includes extended versions of classics like the 14-1/2 minute version of "Manteca" and a full 15 minute version of "A Night in Tunisia." Also with Walter Davis Jr., Nayr Abdul Al-Khabyyr, John Lee and others. Also includes two bonus tracks from Belgrade, 1990, that also feature Hilario Duran, Papo Vazquez, James Moody, Danilo Pérez, Ed Cherry, Ignacio Berroa and Giovanni Hidalgo. Excellent liners by Maria Elena Mendiola. Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $27.98 / Now Only: $23.78

SONG TITLES:
1. Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac (12:21) 2. The Blues (12:55) 3. A Night In Tunisia (15:00) 4. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You (7:18) 5. Blues Walk (8:01) 6. Land Of Milk And Honey (13:29) 7. Con Alma (9:45) 8. Manteca (14:34) 9. Tin Tin Deo (bonus track) (10:04) 10. A Night In Tunisia (bonus track) (13:00)
more details
Place Order



GIPSY KINGS
¡Volaré! The Very Best Of The Gipsy Kings: 2-CD Set
Nonesuch
Originally released: 2000
Category: WORLD LATIN; WORLD LATIN
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Volare (Nel Blu Di Pinto Di Blu) 2. Bamboleo 3. Djobi Djoba 4. Bem, Bem, Maria 5. Baila Me 6. Pida Me La 7. Soy 8. Sin Ella 9. Vamos A Bailar 10. A Ti A Ti 11. La Rumba De Nicolas 12. No Vivire 13. Allegria (Instrumental) 14. La Dona 15. Oy 16. A Tu Vera 17. Solo Por Ti (Amiwawa) 18. Oh Eh Oh Eh 19. A Mi Manera (Conme D'Habitude) 20. Tu Quieres Volver 21. Un Amor 22. Escucha Me 23. Habla Me 24. No Volvere 25. Caminando Por La Calle...plus 12 More Tunes!!!
more details
Place Order



TITO GOMEZ
Alma De Cantante Errante 2-CD Set
Musical Productions
Originally released: 2007
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: Excellent 2-CD set compilation of Tito Gomez' hits. Includes "La Ultima Llamada," "Dejala" (a Duo Con Tito Rojas), "Como Me Quiere Esa Mujer," "Las Paginas De Mi Vida" and many, many others. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $18.98 / Now Only: $16.13

SONG TITLES:
1. La Ultima Llamada (4:23) 2. Hay Un Corazon (4:30) 3. Llegaste Tarde (5:18) 4. Quisiera (5:02) 5. A Colombia Entera (5:35) 6. Dejala (a Duo Con Tito Rojas) (42:5 ) 7. Que Guille (cantando Con Tito Rojas Y Tito Allen) (5:22) 8. Pagina De Amor (4:58) 9. Como Me Quiere Esa Mujer (4:55) 10. En Secreto (4:43) 11. Llora (4:37) 12. No Me Busques Mas (:42) 13. Se Fue (4:38) 14. Las Paginas De Mi Vida (3:49) 15. Secreto (4:21) 16. Ganas (4:37) 17. Dejame Volver (5:22) 18. Muriendo En Silencio (4:50) 19. Nuestro Amor (a Duo Con Mimi Ibarra) (4:08) 20. Ese Meneito (4:12) 21. Tierra Bendita De Higuey (a Duo Con Luis Vargas) (4:30) 22. Este Sentimiento (3:15) 23. Quien Nos Iba A Decir? (a Duo Con Tito Rojas) (4:00) 24. De Nada Valio (4:16) 25. Bonus Tracks: Llegaste Tarde (Live Version) - Ganas (Live Version) - Pagina De Amor - (Live Version
more details
Place Order



TITO GOMEZ
Un Legado Musical: Lo Nuevo Y Lo Mejor, Live In Cali Colombia - DVD & CD Set
Codiscos/Salsa Power (original import)
Originally released: 2007
Category: DVD; SALSA/SON; COLOMBIA
EditorsPick: What a fitting tribute to master salsero Tito Gómez, who passed away, at the young age of 59, just two months after this sizzling performance was recorded. This show, one of salsa dura and old-school know-how, took place at the packed-to-capacity Café Teatro Bar in Calí, Colombia. Produced by Diego Galé (who should be given an award for single-handedly documenting the best Puerto Rican and Colombian salsa bands), this concert embodies the richest aspects of the music: swing, drive, rhythm and a healthy amount of inspired improvisation. Gómez had decades of salsa behind him: He sang with Sonora Ponceña, Grupo Niche, Ray Barretto (he does a killer “Guararé” here — it’s one of the DVDs many highlights), La Terrifica and others. The man was salsa history. Galé knew it, was obviously in awe of the man, and proved it with his wallet. This is a first-class production — multi-camera, perfectly edited and mixed. And the quality of the production was matched not only by Gómez, but by the band as well. Galé and crew, including pianist Alvaro Cabarcas “Pelusa,” bassist Sergio Munera, trombonist Morist Jimenez, Diego on congas and brother Jimmy on timbales are so practiced, so well-oiled — that the performance evolves into a thing of beauty, a work of art. In addition to the above mentioned “Guararé,” Gómez also performs the hits “Prende El Fogon,” “Un Caso Social,” “Invitación a un Sonero” and more. This DVD and CD package is a document of a salsa hero, and is a must-have. Very Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

El sello salsa power presenta un homenaje postumo a Tito Gomez. Una de las voces mas importantes de la salsa en el mundo. Quien dos meses antes de su fallecimiento grabo esta procuccion en la ciudad de Medellin, con el acompañamiento incrieble de su publico que lo apoyo durante toda su trayectoria musical. Este es el unico DVD de este inigualable artista que con su voz plamo anos de historia a traves de sus interpretaciones. Paz para Tito Gomez, Artista que nos dejo el 11 de Junio de 2007.
SONG TITLES:
1. CD: Fue Tan Facil (4:36) 2. Nuestro Sueño (5:18) 3. Tan Solo Un Amigo (4:04) 4. Como Podre Disimular (4:32) 5. Fue Tan Facil (Version Balada) (4:25) 6. Guararé (8:00) 7. Un Caso Social (7:49) 8. Prende El Fogon (6:39) 9. DVD: Homenaje A Tito 10. Como Podré Disimular 11. Prede El Fogon 12. Nuestro Sueño 13. Guararé 14. Un Caso Social 15. Invitación A Un Sonero 16. Historia Musical
more details
Place Order



CELINA GONZALEZ
Grandes Éxitos De Celina Gonzelz: La Reina De La Música Campesina 2-CD Set
Egrem (original import)
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SON, GUARACHA, GUAJIRA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Here's the ultimate collection of material from the Cuban singer. Include the tracks "Yo Soy El Punto Cubano," "Que Viva Chango," "Camina Y Ven," "Guateque Campesino," "Por La Loma Pa' Arriba," and many others. Thirty-two tracks in all. Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $19.98 / Now Only: $16.98

SONG TITLES:
1. Yo Soy El Punto Cubano (4:05) 2. Muero De Olvido (3:03) 3. Paisajes Naturales (2:42) 4. Oye Mi Le Lo Ley (2:52) 5. Aguacero, Aguacerito (3:40) 6. El Refrain Se Te Olvido (4:01) 7. Mi Tierra Es Asi (3:31) 8. Que Viva Chango (3:34) 9. El Cuarto De Tula (3:47) 10. Que Lio Compay Andres (3:56) 11. Asi Quiero Vivir (3:52) 12. El Encanto De Tu Boca (3:43) 13. Rumores Matutinos (3:12) 14. No Volvere A Enamorarme 15. Camina Y Ven (3:21) 16. El Hijo Del Siboney (3:09) 17. El Reto (3:46) 18. Aurora (2:45) 19. Guateque Campesino (3:11) 20. El Guarapo Y La Melcocha (4:05) 21. Mi Son Es Un Misterio (3:14) 22. No Mixtifliques Mi Son (2:57) 23. Por La Loma Pa' Arriba (3:46) 24. Me Tenian Amarra'o Con P (3:40) 25. Orquidea De La Montaña...plus 7 More Tunes!!! (3:03)
more details
Place Order



RUBÉN GONZÁLEZ
Todo Sentimiento 2- CD Set
Yemayá Records (original import)
Originally released: 2004
Category: SALSA/SON; SON, GUARACHA, GUAJIRA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Excellent 2-CD compilation from the Buena Vista veteran pianist. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $27.98 / Now Only: $23.78

SONG TITLES:
1. Nuestra Cancion (2:32) 2. Indestructible (2:56) 3. Mil Congojas (2:50) 4. Date Una Vueltecita (4:12) 5. Climax (2:43) 6. Fabiando (3:52) 7. La Gloria Eres Tu (3:28) 8. Tu Corazon Otra Vez (3:16) 9. Prestame La Bicicleta (2:45) 10. Todo Aquel Ayer (3:02) 11. Yo Te Enseño Lola (3:20) 12. Como Siento Yo (2:58) 13. Bonus Track: Como Siento Yo (Ruben Gonzalez) (3:36) 14. Soplete (3:04) 15. Serenata Para Los Monos (2:37) 16. Sancho (3:07) 17. Ambrosio (3:15) 18. Ciudad Oscura (2:32) 19. Noneto (3:50) 20. Moby Dick (3:43) 21. De Que Te Quejas (3:32) 22. Zancudo (2:08) 23. Que Infelicidad (2:23) 24. Sentimiento (3:15) 25. Fantoche (2:30)
more details
Place Order



EL GRAN COMBO
20th Anniversary - 2 CD Set
Combo
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. La Muerte 2. Acangana 3. Ojos Chinos 4. El Caballo Pelotero 5. La Calle Dolor 6. Milonga Sentimental 7. Falsaria 8. Ponme El Alcolado Juana 9. Por El Pecho No 10. Don Goyo 11. Julia 12. Los Zapatos De Manacho 13. La Salsa De Hoy 14. Vagabundo 15. La Soledad 16. Buscando Ambiente 17. Aqui No Ha Pasado Nada 18. Brujeria 19. Companera Mia 20. El Menu
more details
Place Order



EL GRAN COMBO
25th Anniversary - 2 CD Set
Combo
Originally released: 1987
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
Description: Original Price: $29.95 / Now Only: $25.46

1962-1987
SONG TITLES:
1. Mima 2. Maldito Callo 3. Esos Ojitos Negros 4. Estas Liquidao 5. Mundy Baja 6. Serrana 7. A Ti Te Pasa Algo 8. Dos Coplas Y Un Ole 9. Sube Nene, Sube 10. Tiembla 11. Estas Equivocada 12. El Barbero Loco 13. El Son De Santurce 14. Un Verano En Nueva York 15. No Me Olvides Mulata 16. Que Falta De Respeto 17. La Clave 18. Nido De Amor 19. Te Regalo El Corazon 20. Timbalero 21. Telefono 22. Y No Hago Mas Na 23. Azuquita Pal Cafe 24. No Hay Cama Pa'Tanta Gente 25. Garantia
more details
Place Order



EL GRAN COMBO
35th Anniversary: 35 Years Around The World, 2 CD Set
Combo
Originally released: 1997
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
Description: Original Price: $27.98 / Now Only: $23.78

SONG TITLES:
1. Guaguanco Del Gran Combo (3:51) 2. Lirica Borinqueña (4:33) 3. Carmencita (4:38) 4. La Curandera (4:30) 5. No Quiero Llanto (4:02) 6. Está Bueno Ya (3:27) 7. Potro Amarrao (4:34) 8. El Maceta (3:30) 9. Licor De Tu Boquita (4:03) 10. Te Vas Arrepentir (4:15) 11. Gotas De Lluvia (4:12) 12. Aguacera (4:13) 13. Así Son (3:46) 14. Si Me Muero (4:38) 15. Patria (4:39) 16. Tatalibaba (4:01) 17. No Necesito Nada (3:29) 18. Los Celos De Mi Compay (3:48) 19. Con Eso (4:06) 20. Quince Años (4:10) 21. Que Cosas Tendran (4:15) 22. Te Deseo (4:57) 23. Carbonerito (4:59) 24. A La Reina (4:34) 25. La Loma Del Tamarindo And Nine Others (5:19)
more details
Place Order



EL GRAN COMBO
40 Aniversario En Vivo: 2-CD Set
BMG
Originally released: 2002
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA; PUERTO RICO
EditorsPick: Despite the tedious and boring opening medley that should have been edited out, the Combos finally kick into gear and play the crowd pleasing hits they are known for. Special guests singers Gilberto Santa Rosa and Andy Montañez add life to this 40th Anniversary show from the Coliseo Rubén Rodriguez in Bayamón PR, and the best cuts are the ones where these two guys take control and medley the hits they made famous. There are many Gran Combo anniversary records out, however, this one is live, and by the very nature of live recordings, there is an element of spontaneity and even good-natured one-upmanship -- artistic competitiveness that may be missing in the studio sessions. Rumor has it that a DVD of this show will be released shortly. If that is the case, I would suspect that that would be the one to get. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Opening/Introduction Medley: El Caballo Pelotero, A La Loma De Belen, A Mi Manera, Timbalero, Jala Jala (3:32) 2. Medley Apertura: La Clave, Aniversario (4:52) 3. Acangana (2:59) 4. Que Falta De Respeto (4:05) 5. El Menu (5:43) 6. A Mi Manera (3:08) 7. Medley Gilberto Santa Rosa: Maldito Callo, A Ti Te Pasa Algo, Masculino Y Femenino, El Caballo Pelotero, No Hago Mas Na (12:27) 8. Ojos Chinos (6:00) 9. Goyito Sabater (6:12) 10. Un Verano En Nueva York (7:21) 11. Medley A La Mujer: Nido De Amor, Amame, Mujer Boricua, Companera Mia, La Reina (13:30) 12. Carbonerito (4:33) 13. Azuquita Pa'l Cafe (5:36) 14. Telefono (7:37) 15. Medley Andy Montañez: La Muerte, Vagabundo, Julia, Hojas Blancas (9:19) 16. Nohay Cama Pa' Tanta Gente (6:24) 17. Que Me Lo Den En Vida (6:37) 18. Medley De Ritmos: Boogaloo, Mazucamba, Pata Pata, Aquarius, Jala Jala (12:50) 19. Me Libere (4:30) 20. La Loma Del Tamarindo (8:18) 21. Pico Pico (3:48) 22. Son 40 (4:50) 23. Timbalero (6:17)
more details
Place Order



EL GRAN COMBO
From The Beginning: 45 Years Of Music (1962-2007) Remixed & Remastered Original Recordings 2-CD Set
Combo
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA; PUERTO RICO
EditorsPick: Nearly overwhelming 2-CD set that distills 45 years of terrific salsa into 39 tracks. Includes vintage material like "Maldito Callo" as well as danceclub favorites like "El Menu." Also includes "Carbonerito," "La Loma Del Tamarindo," "Total Pa' Que," "Cupido," "Cenizas," "Mi Niña," "Combustible," "Te Quiero Porque Te Quiero," "Vivir Soñando," "Quiereme," "No Juegues Con Fuego," "Que Me Lo Den En Vida," and "Me Liberé." 39 tracks in all, including the Radio Edit "Medley Navideño" (with "Asalto Navideño," "El Arbolito," "No Hay Cama Pa'Tanta Gente," and "La Fuesta De Pilito"). With liner notes containing a historic overview of the orchestra by Richie Viera. Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Volume 1: A La Verdegue (2:27) 2. La Muerte (2:57) 3. A Mi Manera (3:16) 4. Caballo Pelotero (2:42) 5. El Swing (3:19) 6. La Calle Dolor (2:35) 7. Maldito Callo (2:53) 8. Gran Combo's Boogaloo (2:34) 9. Milonga Sentimental (2:11) 10. Falsaria (5:02) 11. Serrana (5:02) 12. Ponme El Alcolado Juana (3:10) 13. Qoe Cosas Tendran (4:12) 14. Julia (3:30) 15. El Pin Pin (3:29) 16. No Quiero Llanto (3:59) 17. El Buen Borincano (3:56) 18. Concierto De Amistad (4:56) 19. Aunque Me Pidas Perdon (3:25) 20. Aqui No Ha Pasado Nada (4:43) 21. Brujeria (3:24) 22. Pico Picoi (4:10) 23. Volume 2: El Menu (4:12) 24. Trampolín (4:22) 25. Y No Hago Mas Na' (4:59)
more details
Place Order



EL GRAN COMBO
Salsa Classics Revisited: 2-CD Set
Combo
Originally released: 2003
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA; PUERTO RICO
EditorsPick: Back in stock! It's an idea: collect a bunch of the harder swinging tunes in the El Gran Combo catalog, and hand them over to djs. Now, this could have been a huge disaster, but it wasn't, and the salsa versions beef up some parts of the tunes. Alfredo de La Fe has been brought in to add parts. On the Reggaeton remixes, a few rappers were brought in; it's not disastrous. (Peter Watrous)
Description: Original Price: $29.98 / Now Only: $25.48

SONG TITLES:
1. Homenaje A Andy Montañez: Julia/Vagabundo/Las Hojas Blancas/Por El Pecho No (7:30) 2. La Muerte (6:14) 3. Brujeria (5:40) 4. Ojos Chinos (7:14) 5. Medley Romantico: Amame/Gota De Lluvia/Telefono/Cupido (9:27) 6. Y No Hago Mas Na' (Chiquitin Garcia) Reggaeton Mix (5:35) 7. Se Me Fue (8:35) 8. El Menu (7:29) 9. La Loma Del Tamarindo (6:48) 10. Que Me Lo Den En Vida (5:59) 11. Sabor A Pueblo (8:03) 12. Aguacero (7:04) 13. Azuquita Pa'l Cafe (6:27) 14. Tributo A Perin Vazquez (8:01) 15. Y No Haga Mas Na' (Chiquitin Garcia) (salsa Remix) (6:42) 16. Brujeria (reggaeton Mix) (3:56) 17. Timbalero (6:32) 18. Me Libere (6:56) 19. Con Eso (7:25) 20. Medley Navideño: Asalto Navideño/El Arbolito/No Hay Cama Pa'/Tanta Gente/La Fiesta De Pilito (11:02)
more details
Place Order



GUAYACAN ORQUESTA
Combo Digital: DVD & CD Package
FM (original import)
Originally released: 2004
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA COLOMBIA; COLOMBIA
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. DVD VIDEO: Oiga Mire Vea (5:26) 2. Como Una Hoguera (5:08) 3. Invierno En Primavera (5:16) 4. Cuanto Te Quiero Cuanto Te Amo (4:27) 5. Vestido Bonito (5:35) 6. Cada Dia Que Pasa (4:59) 7. Me Amas Y Me Dejas (4:42) 8. Rey De Burlas (5:48) 9. Te Amo Te Exraño (5:37) 10. Dormida En Mi Hamaca (4:31) 11. Muchachita (5:50) 12. Yolanda (5:22) 13. Cocorobe (5:43) 14. La Mas Bella (4:50) 15. Guayacan Pasodobles: España Cañi; Ni Se Compra Ni Se Vende; Feria De Manizales; Silverio; Te Quiero Porque Te Quiero (6:00) 16. CD VIDEO: Invierno En Primavera (5:16) 17. Oiga Mire Vea (5:26) 18. Amor Traicionero (4:46) 19. Como Una Hoguera (5:08) 20. Cada Dia Que Pasa (4:59) 21. Un Vestido Bonito (5:35) 22. Me Amas Y Me Dejas (4:42) 23. Cocorobe (5:43) 24. Cuanto Te Quiero Cuanto Te Amo (4:27) 25. Torero...plus 5 More Tunes! (4:26)
more details
Place Order



GUAYACAN ORQUESTA
Su Historia Musical: 2-CD Set
FM (original import)
Originally released: 2000
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA COLOMBIA; COLOMBIA
EditorsPick: Excellent 2-CD set compilation of the best from Colombia's Guayacan Orquesta. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Amor Traicionero 2. Guayacan Pasodobles: España Cañi, Ni Se Compra Ni Se Vende, Feria De Manizales, Silverio, Te Quiero Porque Te Quiero 3. Dormida En Mi Hamaca 4. Oiga, Mire, Vea 5. Cuanto Te Amo Cuanto Te Quiero 6. Un Vestido Bonito 7. Mas Que Sexo 8. Libre 9. Si Tu No Estas 10. Muchachita 11. Te Amo Te Extraño 12. Y Me Dejaste 13. Pao Pao 14. Mal Olor 15. Cada Dia Que Pasa 16. Como Una Hoguera 17. Cocorobe 18. Rey De Burlas 19. Invierno En Primavera 20. Me Amas Y Me Dejas 21. Torero 22. Yolanda 23. Llego Elamor 24. Teresita 25. No Me Preguntas Mas Por Ella... Plus Three More Tunes!
more details
Place Order



JUAN LUIS GUERRA Y 4:40
La Llave De Mi Corazón - Edicion Especial CD & DVD Set
EMI
Originally released: 2007
Category: POP/OTHER; POP LATIN
EditorsPick: New special edition: CD & DVD combo. This one also features CD bonus tracks. Juan Luis Guerra's first new release since Para Tí (2004). On La Llave De Mi Corazón, the talented Guerra, sin fronteras, blends a tasty mix of rock, bachata, rap, soul, and salsa. Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $17.98 / Now Only: $15.28

SONG TITLES:
1. CD: Medicine For My Soul 2. La Travesia 3. Te Contaran 4. Que Me Des Tu Cariño 5. Como Yo 6. Si Tu No Bailas Conmigo 7. Solo Tengo Ojos Para Ti 8. Amores (con El Prodigio) 9. Cancioncita De Amor 10. Sabia Manera 11. La Llave De Mi Corazón 12. Something Good (con Chiara Civello) 13. A La Vera (bonus Track) 14. Medicine For My Soul (feat. Taboo Of The Black Eyed Peas) 15. La Llave De Mi Corazon (Portuguese Version) 16. DVD: Medicine For My Soul 17. La Llave De Mi Corazón 18. Que Me Des Tu Cariño 19. Detrás De La Cámaras Video 20. La Llave De Mi Corazón 21. Galeria De Fotos
more details
Place Order



OLGA GUILLOT
Coleccion De Oro: 3-CD Set
Musart
Originally released: 2003
Category: BOLERO; BOLERO / BALADA; CUBA
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Tu Me Acostumraste 2. Incertidumbre 3. Sabor A Mi 4. Poquita Fe 5. Cria Cuervos 6. Cuando Vuelva A Tu Lado 7. Seguire Mi Viaje 8. Lagrimas Negras 9. Sabor A Nada 10. Te Doy Dos Horas 11. Bravo 12. La Mentira 13. Odiame 14. Yo Vendo Unos Ojos Negros 15. Ansiedad 16. Perdoname 17. Hoy 18. Es Que Estas Enamorado 19. Mi Amor Por Ti 20. Cuanto Te Debo 21. Cuando Estoy Contigo 22. Mas Fuerte Que Tu Amor 23. No 24. Tengo 25. Esta Noche La Paso Contigo...plus 5 More Tunes!
more details
Place Order



OLGA GUILLOT
Joyas Musicales: La Temperamental Olga Guillot, 3-CD Set
Musart
Originally released: 2004
Category: BOLERO; BOLERO / BALADA
EditorsPick: Good 3-CD compilation of material from Olga Guillot. 30 tracks. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Que Sabes Tu 2. Debut Y Despedida 3. Hoy Que Faltas Tu 4. Es Que Estoy Pensando En Ti 5. El Ultimo Acto 6. Siboney 7. Que Te Vaya Bien 8. El Vicio 9. Parece Que Fue Ayer 10. Contigo Aprendi 11. Voy 12. Te Me Olvidas 13. La Almohada 14. Pidele A Dios 15. Alborada 16. Que Bonito Amanecer 17. Se Acabo 18. Todavia 19. Cariño Malo 20. Te Amare Toda La Vida 21. Los Mismo Que A Usted 22. Mienteme 23. Adoro 24. Celosa 25. Obsesion...plus 5 More Tunes!
more details
Place Order



PAQUITO GUZMAN
The Greatest Salsa Ever: 2-CD Set
Universal
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: A fitting 2-CD replacement to the famed, but now discontinued, Oro Salsero series. Features some of this artist's best material. Recommended. Save 15% on the complete series. Click here. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $17.98 / Now Only: $15.28

SONG TITLES:
1. 25 Rosas 2. Y Es Que Llegaste Tu 3. Vivir A Solas 4. Tu Amante 5. Que Voy Hacer Sin Ti 6. De Punta A Punta 7. Besame Morenita 8. Yo Te Pido Amor 9. Sobre Una Tumba, Una Rumba 10. Esa Mujer 11. De Piel En Piel 12. Cinco Noches 13. Se Nos Rompio El Amor 14. Quieta 15. Aqui Conmigo 16. Ven O Voy 17. Esa Mujer Que Ves Ahi 18. Lo Que Un Dia Fue No Sera 19. La Cartade Soledad 20. Zapatero A Su Zapato
more details
Place Order



CÉSAR LÓPEZ Y HABANA ENSEMBLE
Clasicos De Cuba - DVD & CD Set
BIS (original import)
Originally released: 2008
Category: DVD; LATIN JAZZ; CUBA
EditorsPick: Unfortunately this CD and DVD by former Irakere alum César López and his Habana Ensemble is not an improvement on their 2005 album Andante. In fact, it may be worse – the string section just bogs things down and coats the proceedings in a sticky thick syrup of Cuban molasses. I really do not like the Kenny G. style of R&B jazz lite, and unfortunately, López’ tone seems stuck in a time warp elevator. As a Latino I feel it’s my right to complain that too many times our maudlin, sentimental side takes things over and drenches our fiery souls in schmaltz. There are a couple of tunes here that are more lively, but for the most part the ‘clásicos’ are boleros or filín ballads, perhaps much beloved by some Latinos, but not to my taste. If you want something live from El Teatro Auditórium Amadeo Roldán, get yourself the Irakere album from the early 70s – Clásicos De Cuba is music for Cuban dentists’ offices. (Pablo Yglesias)
Description: Original Price: $21.98 / Now Only: $18.68

SONG TITLES:
1. Rosa Mustia (6:53) 2. Quiereme Y Veras (5:46) 3. Tu No Sospechas (4:33) 4. Llanto De Luna (6:42) 5. En Nosotros (6:44) 6. Tu Mi Desengaño (3:58) 7. La Tarde (6:20) 8. Noche Cubana (5:23) 9. Scherezada (14:40)
more details
Place Order



HÉCTOR "EL BAMBINO"
Presenta Los Anormales 2-DVD Set
Universal/Gold Star
Originally released: 2005
Category: DVD; REGGAETON
Description: Original Price: $18.98 / Now Only: $16.13

120 minutes.
SONG TITLES:
1. DVD #1: Amor Prohibido - Trebol Clan (4:09) 2. Dale Castigo - Hector El Bambino (4:07) 3. No Le Temas - Trebol Clan (3:33) 4. Noche De Terror - Hector Y Tito (3:29) 5. Gata Fiera - Trebol Clan (3:28) 6. Vamos A Matarnos - Hector El Bambino (2:39) 7. Agarrate - Trebol Clan (2:56) 8. Malvada - Algarete Iomar (2:22) 9. La Cuatrera - Iomar (2:13) 10. Lo Mejor Del 2004 11. Tu Quieres Duro - Hector El Bambino (3:36) 12. Yo Sigo Aqui - Hector El Bambino / Naldo (2:44) 13. Infomercial #1 14. Infomercial #2 15. DVD #2: Live Shows (Europe, USA & South America) 16. Footage of the most important reggaeton artists
more details
Place Order



FRANK "EL PAVO" HERNANDEZ Y SU ORQUESTA
"El Pavo" Frank Hernandez: De Coleccion 2-CD Set
AVR (original import)
Originally released: 2005
Category: DANCE TRADITIONS; BIG BAND MAMBO JAZZ; VENEZUELA
EditorsPick: Terrific two-CD compilation of some of the best material from timbalero El Pavo, one of Venezuelas primo bandleaders and torch carrier of the big-band mambo sound. Here we have some earlier tracks as well, with boogaloos, pachangas and guarachas sprinkled in between the heavier mambos and descargas. A lot of players here, including percussionist Luis "Tata" Guerra. Highly recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Mi Pilandera (Bomba) (4:03) 2. San Fernando (Guaguancó) (3:21) 3. Labios De Azucar (Pachanga) (2:09) 4. Mujer Divina (ChaChaCha) (3:37) 5. Go Go Ye Yé (Salsa) (3:05) 6. Romance De Carnaval (Bolero) (2:42) 7. Jicotea (Son Montuno) (3:13) 8. Los Viejitos (Pachanga) (3:13) 9. Guasabeando (Mambo) (3:33) 10. Por Una Cara Bonita (Bolero ChaChaCha) (3:02) 11. Mi Nuevo Sonido (Boogaloo) (2:25) 12. Choco Soul (Mambo Jazz) (2:51) 13. Mal Camino (Boogaloo) (2:47) 14. Sabroso Boogaloo (Boogaloo) (2:51) 15. Yo Soy Guguancó (Descarga) (2:44) 16. Arriba (Bolero Boogaloo) (2:49) 17. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Boogaloo) (3:11) 18. Lily's Boogaloo (Boogaloo) (2:04) 19. Arriba, Arriba Y Lejos (Mambo Jazz) (2:18) 20. Fatback (Boogaloo) (2:56) 21. Jumpy Boogaloo (Boogaloo) (3:16) 22. Guajira (Boogaloo) (3:01) 23. Donde Está La Salsa (Salsa) (3:46) 24. El Pompo (Guaracha) (2:01) 25. Despecho (Bolero ChaChaChá)...plus 19 Other Tunes !!!
more details
Place Order



DANIEL ALFONSO HERRERA
El Lenguaje Del Tambor: Batá Rhythms & Techniques From Matanzas, Cuba 2-DVD Set
Kabiosile
Originally released: 2007
Category: DVD; FOLKLORIC; CUBA
EditorsPick: There is no other production available anywhere which details batá drumming with the depth and breadth of El Lenguaje de Tambor. The five (5) total hours of video, both performance and interviews, comprise much more than just a Master Class of playing the batá. This is more like an intense University level course which will take many viewings to even begin to digest. This is truly a historical work which will take its place among the few masterpieces within the study of Afro Cuban drumming and religion. Daniel Alfonso takes us from the basics of playing all three drums to a complete Oro Seco. Watching the Master's hands as he demonstrates each drum in Disc Two is a very profound experience, knowing that these hands have been playing batá for so many years. After each drum is taught, demonstrating all the sounds and hand placements, Señor Alfonso plays toques for the Orishas, one drum following the other. Truly masterful. The DVDs' production is to be praised. It gives us very clear views of each drum, of each drum head and hand technique. The sound quality of the DVD is also to be praised. The ambience of the room at the Cabildo de Santa Teresa in Matanzas is excellent. Interviews within the DVD project give light to the stories of the Orishas, to the deep history of the drums in Cuba, and to Cuban religious life with the drums. Señor Alfonso's knowledge of the history of the religious drums leads us from the beginnings of the fundamento batá in Matanzas up until the present day. You will get a true feeling for the pride, the beauty, the profundity of drumming within the religious and secular life in Matanzas. The soulful interview with Esteban "Chacha" Vega Bacallao, filmed shortly before his untimely demise, is a centerpiece of this wonderful work. Highly Recommended. (Chuck Silverman)
Description: Original Price: $49.95 / Now Only: $42.46

This comprehensive 2 disc DVD package offers 5 hours of drumming demonstrations, tutorials, and interviews in Spanish and English subtitles. The film features Master of Afro Cuban Percussion Daniel Alfonso Herrera, the most sought after percussion instructor in Matanzas, Cuba. His clean, disciplined technique and clear, detailed explanations of the intricacies of Matanzas-style bata drumming are available for both the novice and experienced drummer. Disc 1 is 2 hours long and includes the complete Oro Seco as played at the Cabildo de Santa Teresa in Matanzas. Short introductions provide insights into the Orishas (deities) and overall techniques for each rhythm. The Oro was professionally filmed to ensure that each of the drummers' hands is clearly visible. The disc concludes with and interview and drumming demonstration about the language of the bata drums and a bonus interview with legendary percussionist Esteban "Chacha" Vega Bacallao, one of Daniel's early teachers. Disc 2 is 3 hours long and features tutorials on the specific techniques of Okonkolo, Itotele and Iya and the complete Oro Seco broken down drum by drum. Here the filming focuses on Daniel's hands from the front and from the sides to illustrate the proper formation of the hands and the various techniques used in each rhythm. Menus on each disc allow the student to navigate by rhythm (Disc 1) and by rhythm and drum (Disc 2). Also available are the written transcriptions, Batá Rhythms From Matanzas, Cuba: Transcriptions Of The Oro Seco, by percussionist Bill Summers and two of Daniel's long time students, which offer the most detailed and complete documentation of the fundamentals of Matanzas-style drumming ever produced. See also the complete 2 DVD & book package set. Highly Recommended.
more details
Place Order



INDIA
Serie 32: 2-CD Set
Universal
Originally released: 2002
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Llego La India 2. Ese Hombre 3. Sola 4. Que Ganas De No Verte Nunca Mas 5. Soledad 6. Si Tu Erees Mi Hombre 7. Mi Primera Rumba 8. Me Canse De Ser La Otra 9. Hielo 10. No Me Lo Confiensas 11. Merengue Internacional 12. Nunca Voy A Olvidarte 13. Mi Mayor Venganza 14. Dejame Volver Contigo 15. Te Dare Dulzura 16. O Ella O Yo 17. La Voz De La Experiencia (con Celia Cruz) 18. Vivir Lo Nuestro (con Marc Antony) 19. Dicen Que Soy 20. Costumbres 21. I Just Want To Hang Around With You 22. Esa Mujer 23. Aun Lo Amo 24. Sobre El Fuego 25. No Me Conviene (Con Tito Nieves)...plus 7 More Tunes!
more details
Place Order



INDIA
The Greatest Salsa Ever: 2-CD Set
Universal
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: A fitting 2-CD replacement to the famed, but now discontinued, Oro Salsero series. Features some of this artist's best material. Recommended. Save 15% on the complete series. Click here. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $17.98 / Now Only: $15.28

SONG TITLES:
1. Ese Hombre 2. Nunca Voy A Olvidarte 3. Dicen Que Soy 4. Sobre El Fuego 5. O Ella O Yo 6. Dejame Volver Contigo 7. Costumbres 8. Aun Lo Amo 9. Me Canse De Ser La Otra 10. Soledad 11. Vivier Lo Nuestro 12. Sola 13. Te Dare Dulzura 14. Si Estuvieras Aqui 15. Que Te Pedi 16. Esa Mujer 17. Mi Mayor Venganza 18. Hielo 19. Burlada Inocencia 20. Si Tu Eres Mi Hombre
more details
Place Order



IRAKERE
Chucho Valdés & Irakere: Original De Cuba 2-CD Set
Egrem (original import)
Originally released: 2007
Category: LATIN JAZZ; AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ; CUBA
EditorsPick: Compilation comprised of material culled from the vaults of Egrem studios, Cuba. This excellent 2-CD set features compositions by Arsenio Rodríguez, Oscar Valdés, Carlos Del Puerto, Ernesto Lecuona and others. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $21.98 / Now Only: $18.68

SONG TITLES:
1. Misaluba (4:51) 2. Quindiambo (3:55) 3. Por Romper El Coco (4:55) 4. Dile A Catalina (5:16) 5. Que Se Sepa, Yo Soy De La Habana (5:17) 6. Los Caramelos (6:47) 7. Homenaje A Benny Moré (8:43) 8. Boliviana (6:23) 9. Por Culpa Del Guao (5:53) 10. Feliz Cumpleaños (6:19) 11. My Reverie (6:17) 12. Danza Ñañiga (4:58) 13. Misa Negra (13:36) 14. La Comparsa (5:47) 15. Los Ojos De Pepa (5:15) 16. La Vida Es Un Sueño (4:37) 17. Estela Va A Estallar (9:45) 18. Tierra En Trance (10:56) 19. A Chano Pozo (6:49) 20. San Francisco (4:12)
more details
Place Order



IRAKERE
Chucho Valdez & Irakere: Lo Mejor De Cuba 2-CD Set
Pro Market
Originally released: 2007
Category: LATIN JAZZ; AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ; CUBA
EditorsPick: Excellent 2-CD set compilation of the best material the much respected Cuban band. With "Bacalao Con Pan," "Piel Canela," "Homenaje Al Benny," "Dile A Catalina" and much more. Highly recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $18.98 / Now Only: $16.13

SONG TITLES:
1. Bacalao Con Pan 2. Tres Palabras 3. Dos Perlas Y Un Dolor 4. Preludio Nº1 5. Me Faltabas Tu 6. Los Caramelos 7. Besame Mucho 8. Cancion De La Tarde 9. Piel Canela 10. Invento Nº 11. Valle De Picadura 12. Balada Para Caridad Y Emilio 13. La Comparsa 14. Tu Me Acostumbraste 15. Homenaje Al Benny 16. Como Fue 17. Aguanile Bonko 18. Que Se Sepa, Yo Soy De La Habana 19. Novia Mia 20. El Manisero 21. Tu, Mi Delirio 22. Dile A Catalina 23. Romance (Juegos Prohibidos) 24. Taka Taka Ta
more details
Place Order



IVY QUEEN
Flashback - CD & DVD Set
Univision
Originally released: 2005
Category: POP/OTHER; REGGAETON
Description: Original Price: $17.98 / Now Only: $15.28

Contenido del DVD: Videos 1. Quiero Saber 2. Quiero Bailar "Conoce Ivy Queen"
SONG TITLES:
1. Cuentele (3:22) 2. Marroneo (3:02) 3. Si Una Vez (2:42) 4. Libertad (3:29) 5. La Mala (3:08) 6. Te He Querido; Te He Llorado (4:14) 7. Yo Soy La Queen (1:20) 8. Muchos Quieren Tumbarme (2:01) 9. Al Escuchar Mi Coro (2:39) 10. Reggae Respect (2:08) 11. Como Mujer (3:41) 12. Yo Voy Pal Party (2:29) 13. Quiero Saber (2:52) 14. Quiero Bailar (3:03) 15. Yo Lamento (Remix Reggaeton) (2:37) 16. El La Disco (3:19) 17. Miles De Voces (3:24) 18. La Abusadora (3:04) 19. Aunque La Distancia (3:15) 20. Yo Lamento (Remix Salsa) (4:13)
more details
Place Order



JO-L
Rompiendo Reglas / Breaking Rules - CD & DVD Set
Mambo City
Originally released: 2005
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: Pop salsa, and it comes with a DVD. Jo-l sings, or croons. There’s an attempt at getting a reggaeton groove occasionally. It’s all pretty soft. Recommended. (Peter Watrous)
Description: Original Price: $17.98 / Now Only: $15.28

SONG TITLES:
1. Keep It In Step (Mantenga El Paso) 2. Dime 3. Me Haces Renacer (Duet Feat. Genny Padilla) 4. Me Vuelves Loco 5. Entregate 6. You Make Me Feel Brand New (Duet Feat. Genny Padilla) 7. Vete 8. No Me La Muevas 9. Te Equivocaste 10. How Deep Is Your Love (Dance Remix Feat. Erly)
more details
Place Order



EDGAR JOEL & ANTHONY COLON
The Greatest Salsa Ever: 2-CD Set
Universal
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: A fitting 2-CD replacement to the famed, but now discontinued, Oro Salsero series. Features some of this artist's best material. Recommended. Save 15% on the complete series. Click here. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $17.98 / Now Only: $15.28

SONG TITLES:
1. Hasta El Sol De Hoy 2. Citas Clandestinas 3. Me Atrapa La Noche 4. Aun Me Quema Tu Adios 5. Un Espejismo 6. Hechizo De Luna 7. No Te Voy A Olvidar 8. A Fuego Lento 9. Loca Por Mi 10. Si Tuviera Tus Ojos 11. Lo Que No Harias Por Amor 12. Como Sera El Reto 13. Invencible Amor 14. Me Acordare De Ti 15. En Las Nubes 16. Hoguera De Amor 17. Como En Los Cuentos 18. No Puedo Esperar 19. Como El Agua Y El Sol
more details
Place Order



SEXTETO JUVENTUD
40 Años 40 Exitos 2-CD Set
Velvet (original import)
Originally released: 2001
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA INTERNATIONAL; VENEZUELA
EditorsPick: 2-CD set compilation spanning the career of this Venezuelan popular dance band. Salsa, boogaloo, and guaracha are some of the styles they perform. Limited quantities. Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $17.98 / Now Only: $15.28

SONG TITLES:
1. Mi Calvario 2. Guasanco #1 3. Boogaloo 4. Cuando LLora Un Hombre 5. Mangue 6. Animaladas 7. Ya 8. Lo Toco Y Lo Canto 9. Mala 10. La Guaira Me Voy 11. Tostao Y Colao 12. Negro 13. Verguenza 14. Ina Chango 15. Tu Mentalidad 16. Sonerito 17. Sandra Mora 18. Santero 19. Pollo Melao 20. Guasanco #2 21. La Carcel 22. Baila Mi Ritmo 23. La Jibarita 24. Habladuria 25. Tata Li Baba ...plus 15 More Songs!
more details
Place Order



KUMBIA KINGS
La Historia - CD & DVD Set
EMI Latin
Originally released: 2004
Category: DVD; POP LATIN
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Las Canciones: Intro 2. Fuiste Mala 3. Desde Que No Estas Aqui 4. Azucar 5. Sshh! 6. Dime Por Que 7. Te Quiero A Ti 8. Boom Boom 9. Dime Quien 10. Me Enamore 11. La Cucaracha 12. Se Fue Mi Amor 13. U Don't Love Me (Booty Mix) 14. Me Estoy Muriendo 15. Reggae Kumbia (Kranium Mix) 16. Outro 17. Los Videos: Mi Gente 18. Insomnio 19. No Tengo Dinero 20. La Cucaracha 21. Desde Que No Estas Aqui 22. U Don't Love Me 23. Shhh! 24. Boom Boom 25. Se Fue Mi Amor/Te Quiero A Ti/Fuiste Mala/Reggae Kumbia/Azucar
more details
Place Order



AGUSTIN LARA
Las Número 1: CD & DVD Package
Sony/BMG
Originally released: 2006
Category: BOLERO; BOLERO / BALADA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Special CD & DVD package. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. On CD: Amor De Mis Amores / Arráncame La Vida 2. Aventurera / Cada Noche Un Amor 3. Como Dos Puñales / Escarcha 4. Farolito / Imposible 5. La Cumbancha / Lamento Jarocho 6. Limosna / Maria Bonita 7. Mujer / Naufragio 8. Noche Criolla / Noche De Ronda 9. Palabras De Mujer / Piensa En Mi 10. Piensalo Bien / Pobre De Mi 11. Rival / Rosa 12. Solamente Un Vez / Te Quiero 13. Veracruz 14. On DVD: Intro: Tengo Ganas E Un Beso / Talisman 15. Estoy Pensando En Ti / Tengo Ganas De Un Beso 16. Madrid / Santa (Version Corta) 17. Oración Caribe / Tus Ojos 18. Rosa / Aventurera 19. Marucha / Santa (version Completa) 20. Rival / Farolito 21. Granada / Aquel Amor 22. Arroyito / Rocio 23. Arrancame La Vida / Aventurera
more details
Place Order



HÉCTOR LAVOE
A Man And His Music - La Voz 2-CD Set
Fania / Emusica - Remastered Edition
Originally released: 2007
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA: CLASSIC 1960s or 1970s NEW YORK
EditorsPick: The cream of the crop... icing on the cake... jewel in the crown. Call it what you want, but this two CD set is the best grouping of Héctor Lavoe material that this reviewer has heard, bar none. Compiled by Louie Vega, who also supplies thoughtful track-by-track commentary, and with biographic liners by the esteemed Lavoe biographer Jaime Torres Torres, La Voz is a first-class production and the perfect entree into the life and oeuvre of a salsa icon. Twenty seven tracks that will sear their way into your memory forever. Definitely buy one for yourself — but it also makes a perfect gift. Very Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $20.98 / Now Only: $17.83

See all of the new remastered Fania classics Here!
SONG TITLES:
1. Aguanile (w/Willie Colon) 2. La Banda(w/Willie Colon) 3. Ah-Ah/O-No (w/Willie Colon) 4. Te Conozco (w/Willie Colon) 5. Abuelita (w/Willie Colon) 6. Que Bien Te Ves (w/Willie Colon & Yomo Toro) 7. Barrunto (w/Willie Colon) 8. Pirana (w/Willie Colon) 9. La Murga (w/Willie Colon) 10. Juana Peña (w/Willie Colon) 11. Che Che Colé (w/Willie Colon) 12. Triste Y Vacia (w/Willie Colon) 13. Timbalero (w/Willie Colon) 14. Mi Gente 15. Todo Tiene Su Final (w/Willie Colon) 16. El Todopoderoso 17. Periodico De Ayer 18. Isla Del Encanto (w/Fania All Stars) 19. El Cantante 20. El Sabio 21. Hacha Y Machete 22. Vamos A Reir Un Poco 23. El Rey De La Puntualidad (w/Fania All Stars) 24. Ublabadu (w/Fania All Stars) 25. Alejate/La Fama/Mi Gente (w/Fania All Stars)
more details
Place Order



HÉCTOR LAVOE
The Complete Studio Albums, Volume One - 4 CD Set
Fania / Emusica - Remastered Edition
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA: CLASSIC 1960s or 1970s NEW YORK
EditorsPick: Sweet... here is Volume I of of the legendary salsa singer's studio albums. It includes four albums, each packaged in an individual digipack within an handsome box set holder. The albums are La Voz (1975), De Ti Depende (1976), Comedia (1978) and Recordando a Felipe Pirela (1979). A perfect gift, this package costs considerable less than purchasing the cds separately. We look forward to Volume 2. Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $42.98 / Now Only: $36.53

SONG TITLES:
1. Disc One - La Voz: El Todopoderoso / Emborrachame De Amor 2. Paraiso De Dulzura / Un Amor De La Calle 3. Rompe Saraguey / Mucho Amor 4. Tus Ojos / Mi Gente 5. Disc Two - De Di Depende: Vamos A Reir Un Poco / De Ti Depende 6. Periódico De Ayer / Conjeso De Oro 7. Tanto Como Ayer / Hacha Y Machete 8. Felices Hora / Mentira 9. DIsc Three - Comedia: El Cantante / Comedia 10. La Verdad / Tiempos Pasados 11. Bandolera / Porque Te Conoci? 12. Songorocosongo 13. Disc Four - Recordando A Felipe Pirela: Sombras Nada Mas 14. Vieja Carda / El Infierno 15. La Retirada / Pobre Del Pobre 16. El Retrato De Mamá / Sin Explicaciones 17. Castigo
more details
Place Order



RAPHY LEAVITT Y ORQUESTA LA SELECTA
30 Aniversario: 2 CD Set
VI Music/Universal
Originally released: 2003
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA; PUERTO RICO
EditorsPick: One of the most popular salsa bands in Puerto Rico for three decades has not, in my opinion, received their due recognition outside of the island. Perhaps this 30th anniversary 2-CD live straight-ahead, no nonsense salsa package will set the record straight. Very well recorded and mixed for a live show, this release packs in 20 of Mr. Leavitt's most well known titles like "Somos El Son, "Payaso", "El Buen Pastor" and "Jibaro Soy." There is a lot of salsa here, and it's all good. Pianist and composer Mr. Leavitt represents pure, unadulterated Puerto Rican salsa at its best. The real deal. Highly recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Somos Elo Son 2. Mi Barrio 3. Amor Y Paz 4. Cosotas Que Olvidan 5. Herido 6. El Solitario 7. Payaso 8. La Cuica 9. A La Somra De Un Flamboyan 10. Te Arrepentiras 11. Cafe Colao 12. Cuando El Rio Suena 13. El Buen Pastor 14. Te Equivocaste 15. Dueña Y Señora 16. La Guiñaita 17. Intro La Cuna Blanca 18. La Cuna Blanca 19. Soldado 20. Jibaro Soy
more details
Place Order



RAPHY LEAVITT Y ORQUESTA LA SELECTA
30 Aniversario: Live In DVD - 2-DVD Set
VI Music/Universal
Originally released: 2006
Category: DVD; SALSA/SON; PUERTO RICO
EditorsPick: Finally, here's the official 2-DVD release of the famed 30th Aniversario performance from Raphy Leavitt y La Selecta. This pivotal show was previously released as a 2-CD set — something I reviewed quite favorably when it was released in 2003. Well, the DVD is equally collectable, and no wonder: it's virtually the same track listing as the CD set. But here, of course, you get to see the band performing — which is pretty special especially for those of us who haven't yet had the pleasure of attending a live Selecta show. Below is my review from '03. It still holds true ...I've changed "2-CD" to read "2-DVD": One of the most popular salsa bands in Puerto Rico for three decades has not, in my opinion, received their due recognition outside of the island. Perhaps this 30th anniversary 2-DVD live straight-ahead, no nonsense salsa package will set the record straight. Very well recorded and mixed for a live show, this release packs in 20 of Mr. Leavitt's most well known titles like "Somos El Son, "Payaso", "El Buen Pastor" and "Jibaro Soy." There is a lot of salsa here, and it's all good. Pianist and composer Mr. Leavitt represents pure, unadulterated Puerto Rican salsa at its best. The real deal. Very Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $19.98 / Now Only: $16.98

SONG TITLES:
1. Introducción 2. Opening 30 Aniversario 3. Somos El Son 4. Mi Barrio 5. Amor Y Paz 6. Cositas Que Se Olvidan 7. Herido 8. El Colitario 9. Payaso 10. La Cuica 11. A La Sombra Del Flamboyán 12. Te Arrepentirás 13. Café Cola'o 14. Cuando El Rio Sueno 15. El Buen Pastor 16. Te Equivocastes 17. Dueña Y Señora 18. La Guiñaíta 19. Intro: La Cuna Blanca 20. La Cuna Blanca 21. Soldado 22. Jibaro Soy
more details
Place Order



RAPHY LEAVITT Y ORQUESTA LA SELECTA
30 Años De Exitos: 2 CD Set
Multinational Inc
Originally released: 2001
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA; PUERTO RICO
EditorsPick: This is a terrific 2-CD compilation of the Puerto Rican bandleader-pianist who, like the late Héctor Lavoe, has maintained the loyal support of his hard-core following. His best work has been distilled into these two volumes. Highly recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $27.98 / Now Only: $23.78

SONG TITLES:
1. Payaso (3:48) 2. Amor Y Paz (3:40) 3. Destino Humano (4:38) 4. Te Equivocaste (2:36) 5. Jibaro Soy (5:01) 6. Cariño Y Dulzura (5:04) 7. Señorita Tentacion (2:52) 8. El Buen Pastor (6:01) 9. Ambiente (3:13) 10. Falsedades (5:12) 11. La Cuna Blanca (3:57) 12. Voces Del Africa (6:29) 13. El Solitario (5:26) 14. Vive Tu Vida (3:14) 15. Cafe Colao (4:45) 16. Solado (3:51) 17. Mi Barrio (3:47) 18. Dueña Y Señora (4:00) 19. Cosquillita (4:12) 20. Herido (4:22)
more details
Place Order



RAPHY LEAVITT Y ORQUESTA LA SELECTA
The Greatest Salsa Ever: 2-CD Set
Universal
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SALSA
EditorsPick: A fitting 2-CD replacement to the famed, but now discontinued, Oro Salsero series. Features some of this artist's best material. Recommended. Save 15% on the complete series. Click here. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $17.98 / Now Only: $15.28

SONG TITLES:
1. A La Sombra Del Flamboyan 2. Declaracion Musical 3. A Tropezon 4. La Loca De La Garita 5. L Guindita 6. Villa De Condenados 7. Vivamos 8. Compañera De Camino 9. Perla Mala 10. No Te Vistas Que No Vas 11. Cositas Que Se Olvidan 12. Como El Morivivi 13. Solo Fuiste Una Mas 14. Siempre Alegre 15. El Volantin 16. Bella Flor 17. Ven 18. No Me Quieras 19. El Fogon 20. Aunque Me Llores
more details
Place Order



ERNESTO LECUONA
La Música De Ernesto Lecuona 2-CD Set
Egrem (original import)
Originally released: 2008
Category: SALSA/SON; SON, GUARACHA, GUAJIRA; CUBA
EditorsPick: Here is the definitive collection of the masterful Cuban composer and pianist. The 2-cd set features thirty-seven compositions including such classics like "La Comparsa," "Malagueña," "Siboney," "Danza Lucumí," "Noche Azul," " Malageuña," and "Andalucia." Highly Recommended. (BP)
Description: Original Price: $19.98 / Now Only: $16.98

SONG TITLES:
1. La Comparsa (2:02) 2. Malagueña (3:17) 3. Maria La O (2:34) 4. Rosa La China (1:25) 5. En 3x4 (1:45) 6. Por Que Te Vas (2:28) 7. Andalucia (2:18) 8. Aragon (2:51) 9. A La Antigua (1:58) 10. Ai Viene El Chino (2:39) 11. Siboney (2:41) 12. Noche Azul (2:27) 13. Danza Negra (2:08) 14. Al Fin Te Vi (1:06) 15. Estas En Mi Corazon (2:23) 16. Romantico (2:32) 17. Danza Lucumi (2:30) 18. Cordoba (2:08) 19. Polichinela (1:33) 20. Damisela Encantadora (3:14) 21. Estas En Mi Corazon (3:46) 22. Noche Azul (2:51) 23. El Dulcero (2:50) 24. Aquella Tarde (2:43) 25. Mariposa...plus 12 More Tunes!!! (2:51)
more details
Place Order



ERNESTO LECUONA
Lecuona — The Ultimate Collection 2 CD Set
BMG
Originally released: 1997
Category: DANCE TRADITIONS; TROPICAL DANCE: VARIOUS; CUBA
EditorsPick: Back in stock! The most extensive collection of piano compositons by legendary Cuban musican and composer Ernesto Lecuona, performed by the artist himself! 'Lecuona - The Ultimate Collection' contains internationally known favorites including 'Malagueña,' 'Siboney,' 'Danza Negra,' 'Maria la O' and many others - plus ten rare, previously unreleased selections! -BP "Cuba's greatest composer. This collection is a must for serious students and aficionados of the music. Lecuona is featured playing his own compositions (he was a superb pianist), including his most popular works like 'Siboney' (which was recorded by Sarah Vaughn and Dizzy Gillespie), as well as ten previously unreleased selections." (Bobby Sanabria, 98/99 Catalog) (Bobby Sanabria)
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Malagueña 2. Andalucia 3. Ante El Escorial 4. San Francisco El Grande 5. Siempre En Mi Corazón 6. Maria La O 7. Siboney 8. Noche Azul 9. La Comparsa 10. Danza Negra 11. Danza Lucumi 12. A La Antigua 13. En Tres Por Cuatro 14. Canto Del Guajiro 15. La Habanera 16. Damisela Encantadora 17. Crisantemo 18. Romántico 19. Rosa La China 20. Como Arrullo De Palmas 21. Palomitas Blancas 22. Poético 23. Estudiantina 24. Córdoba 25. Music Box...plus 37 Other Songs!
more details
Place Order



LUNY TUNES
The Kings Of The Beats - 2-CD Set
Universal/Mas Flow
Originally released: 2004
Category: POP/OTHER; REGGAETON
Description: Original Price: $24.98 / Now Only: $21.23

SONG TITLES:
1. Introduction 2. Rap/Beat 3. Reggaeton/Beat 1 4. Reggaeton/Beat 2 5. Reggaeton/Beat 3 6. Reggaeton/Beat 4 7. Merengue/Beat 8. Bachata/Beat 9. Reggaeton/Beat 5 10. Bolero/Beat 11. Reggaeton/Beat 6 12. Agarrala/Beat 13. La Valla/Beat 14. No Le Temas A El/Beat 15. Ho He Ho He/Beat 16. Te Buscara/Beat 17. Zion & Lennox Concert Jingle/Beat 18. Amor/Beat 19. El Bumper/Beat 20. Tu Quieres Duro/Beat 21. Travesura/Beat 22. Principe/Beat 23. La Calle Lo Pidio/Beat 24. El Rolo/Beat 25. Al Natural/Beat...plus 18 More Beats!!!
more details
Place Order



Continue to Page 3



[Home] [Editor's Picks] [Power Search] [Category Search]
[Artist Search] [Journal Archives] [Glossary]
[Meet The Writers] [About Descarga] [Related Links]

© Copyright 2013, Descarga.com. All rights reserved.
Use of any editorial content and/or images originating from this website
is strictly prohibited without the expressed permission of Descarga.com