Gilberto Santa Rosa Nicely Delivers Boleros

If you’re new to Latino Music Cafe and like our content, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Gilberto Santa Rosa launched his 25th recording titled “Necesito un Bolero” (November 2014). This 14-song album is mostly a “Bolero” album, with 3 of the songs being Salsa tunes. “Necesito un Bolero” already reached […]

Wynton Marsalis Explores Afro-Cuban Jazz

Latin music must be up to something good when a prominent jazz artist like Wynton Marsalis and a prominent radio station like NPR take note of the work of Latin Jazz musicians. Marsalis solicited Cuban musicians Pedrito Martinez and Chucho Valdes for an Afro-Cuban Jazz project titled “Oshas”, performed with his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra during […]

Serie del Caribe Swings with Plena Libre

The 2015 “Serie del Caribe” brings together 5 Latin American countries that have great baseball and great music for a week of competition and entertainment. This spirit is embodied in Plena Libre’s song “El Barrio Esta Encendido”. Plena is the rhythm of choice by Puerto Ricans to party “on-the-run”. It has been the rhythm of […]