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Articles Index

Puerto Rican Music - Mambo Kings and the Birth of Salsa

Puerto Rican music from the Mambo Kings through the Fania Years including Rafael Hernandez, Tito Puente, Willie Colon and Hector Lavoe.

Son - The Heart of Cuban Music

History of Son, music of Cuba

Brazil

Overview of the music of Brazil including samba, bossa nova, choro, tropicalia, MBP.

Bossa Nova

Overview of Bossa Nova, music of Brazil.

Hector Acosta - Biography of 'El Torito'

Biography of Hector Acosta, Dominican Music's El Torito

Calle 13

Calle 13 - Biography of Puerto Rico's Calle 13

Biography of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, Queen of Tejano Music

Biography of Selena, queen of tejano music

Puerto Rican Music - Jibaro Music - Seis, Aguinaldo, Bomba, Plena

Overview of the Jibaro folk music of Puerto Rico, including seis, aguinaldo, bomba and plena.

Juan Gabriel

Juan Gabriel - Biography of Mexican singer/composer Juan Gabriel

Luis Fonsi Biography

Luis Fonsi - Bio of Latin Pop's Luis Fonsi

Fania Records - The 'Motown' of Latin Music

Fania Record - Overview of Salsa's Fania Records

Mana - Mexico's Super Rockers

Mana - Profile & Biography of Mexican Rocker Band Mana

Corrido - History of Mexican Life in Song

Corrido - Overview of Mexico's Corrido

Mexican Popular Music - Tejano, Norteno, Banda

Overview of Mexican popular music including tejano, norteno, banda, corrido and conjunto

Mother's Day - Latin Music Gifts for Mom

Latin music for Mother's Day - Give your mother the gift of Latin music for Mother's Day.

Aventura - Profile of a Bachata Boy Band

Biography of Bachata Boy Band Aventura

Timba - If It's From Cuba, It's Not Salsa But Timba

Overview of the uniquely Cuban music called timba.

Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda's Diva

Jenni Rivera - Biography of Banda Diva Jenni Rivera

Music of Mexico - Son, Ranchera, Mariachi

The history of traditional music in Mexico as we know it today starts with the Mexican son, ranchera and maricahi orchestras.

Johnny Pacheco - Profile of Fania Co-founder Johnny Pacheco

Profile of Fania records co-founder Johnny Pacheco.

Battle Of The Salsa Styles

Discussion of different styles of salsa from classic salsa through salsa romantica and salsa dura.

Salsa - From Cuba to New York to You

Short history of salsa with recommendations for CDs to listen to.

Victor Manuelle - Biography of 'El Sonero De de la Juventud'

Biography of Puerto Rican salsa star Victor Manuelle

The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences and the Latin Grammy Awards

Overview of the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (LARAS) and the Latin Grammy Awards.

Juan Luis Guerra - Biography of a Dominican Icon

Juan Luis Guerra -Biography of Dominican Juan Luis Guerra

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