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  • blog August 12, 2013

    R.I.P. Eddie “Bullet” Pérez

    Puerto Rican saxophone virtuoso Eddie “Bullet” Pérez, of El Gran Combo and Combo Rafael Cortijo fame, has passed away. The last few years found Pérez struggling with a series of health complications and legal woes, but the musical prowess and … Read more »

  • program October 26, 2011

    Soneros Mayores – Portraits of Beny Moré and Ismael Rivera

    Beny More and Ismael Rivera are national heroes in their home countries, Cuba and Puerto Rico respectively. They were soneros of the highest order, masters of the art of improvised singing. We’ll hear some of the songs that made them … Read more »

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