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AC Jazz ProjectConga Buena ... CD
JPJ, 2013. Used ... $7.99
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Adolescent's OrquestaPersona Ideal ... CD
Korta/Sony, 1996. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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AguabellaHitting Hard! ... LP
Epsilon/CuBop, 1977. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An album that definitely lives up to its title – as congolero Francisco Aguabella comes on hard, hitting strong throughout – and serving up a wicked blend of Latin, funk, and soul! The mid 70s set is a standout recording from Aguabella – done after he left the group Malo, and one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AguankoElemental ... CD
PKO, 2012. Used ... $7.99
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Ana AlcaideComo La Luna Y El Sol ... CD
ARC (UK), 2013. Used ... $5.99
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Julio AlemanCanto Para Ti ... LP
Tico, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
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AlexaAlexa ... CD
WEA, 1995. Used ... $3.99
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Alexander ReviewAlexander Review ... CD
Vaya, 1975. Used ... $28.99
One of the coolest, hippest Latin soul sets ever – and a rare funky version of the style from the early 70s! The group's headed up by Mark Alexander, who works here in a unique blend of Latin, funk, and soul – but with elements that are way different than the Spanish Harlem grooves of ... read more CD
(Out of print original Vaya pressing.)

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Xiomara AlfaroXiomara Alfaro En Nueva York ... LP
Seeco, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Nice backings from the Joe Cain orchestra! LP, Vinyl record album
(Tropical pressing. Cover has a mostly split bottom seam.)

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Marc AnthonyTodo A Su Tiempo ... CD
Sony, 1999. Used ... $0.49
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Joe ArroyoToque De Clase ... CD
Sony, 1991. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Vitin AvilesCon Un Combo Tipico ... LP
Tropical Buddah, 1984. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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(Cover has light wear and a crease at the top.)

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AztecaAzteca (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $14.99
A crowning moment for the west coast Latin scene in the 70s – a wonderful Bay Area set that brings together some of the best talents working on that scene at the time! The set's got a great blend of modes – Latin soul, touches of funk, and plenty of the jazzy inflections you'd expect ... read more CD

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AztecaPyramid Of The Moon (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $14.99
A really special record from a really special group – one of two sublime 70s gems from Azteca – a wicked blend of jazz, funk, Latin, and soul – all put together by a young Coke Escovedo! Coke's ostensibly the leader of the group, but there's also a richly collaborative feel going ... read more CD

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Banda SalvatierraEsta Noche Tu Vendras ... CD
Arhoolie, 2001. Used ... $8.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Ray BarrettoEye Of The Beholder/Can You Feel It ... CD
Atlantic/Expansion (UK), 1977/1978. New Copy ... $16.99
Two massive records from Ray Barretto – both from a time when he was really opening up his groove! Eye Of The Beholder is a really wonderful album from Barretto – more jazz fusion than his usual 70s salsa – but in a way that we really really love! The album's a crossover gem ... read more CD

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Lary Barilleau & The Latin Jazz CollectiveCarmen's Mambo ... CD
OA2, 2013. Used ... $7.99
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(Promotional sticker over barcode & some edgewear to digipack.)

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Ray BarrettoAcid ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A monster! If you buy one Latin record this year – make it this one – because it's one of the greatest ever recorded! Ray's late 60s Acid album is a landmark recording – a sublime mixture of Latin jazz, percussion, and soul – grooving hard in a variety of styles, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray BarrettoBarretto Power ... LP
Fania, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A great Ray Barretto album from 1972 – one that beautifully showcases the master percussionist as he effortlessly shifts between Latin soul and 70's salsa styles! The group's nice and lean – with Adalberto Santiago on vocals, Papy Roman on trumpet, Louis Cruz on piano, and the great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray BarrettoCan You Feel It ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
Sweet sounds from the days when Fania Records was one of the greatest things going on the New York scene – and some of its key artists got a chance to work for other labels! This set's one of the best examples of that moment – as Ray Barretto steps out here in some sweet soulful ... read more CD

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Ray BarrettoEye Of The Beholder ... CD
Atlantic/Fania (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
A really wonderful album from Ray Barretto – more jazz fusion than his usual 70s salsa – but in a way that we really really love! The album's a crossover gem that has Ray working with Stix Hooper, Joe Sample, and Wilton Felder of The Crusaders – a trio who produced the record, ... read more CD

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Ray BarrettoHard Hands ... LP
Fania, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Killer stuff all around! This album's a monster – one of Ray's greatest, with the same sort of Latin Soul groove heard famously on his classic Acid LP. The record has Ray cutting across many genres – blending Latin, soul, jazz, and a slight bit of funk – all into a set of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray BarrettoLa Cuna ... LP
CTI, 1981. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A nice jammer from the "second wind" period of CTI – and a strong return to Latin jazz for Ray! The set's a great mixture of smooth CTI electric funk and Latin-oriented grooves – and it features work by Ray on congas and percussion, plus a list of players that includes Tito ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some marker on back.)

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Ray BarrettoLatino Con Soul ... LP
West Side Latino, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Killer material from the mid 60s – recorded for United Artists after Ray's initial watusi work for Tico – and in a similar style that has mixes together Ray's Charanga Moderna sound with some more boogaloo and Latin Soul numbers! The record's a key bridge between these two chapters of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Ray BarrettoQue Viva La Musica – A Man & His Music ... CD
Fania, 1970s. Used 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
2 CD set with 28 tracks. CD

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New Ray BarrettoQue Viva La Musica (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1972. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
Fantastic stuff from Ray Barretto – and one of his most sophisticated albums of the 70s! The album mixes together rootsy percussion and smoother jazzy arrangements – in a manner that keeps things fresh at all points, and which shifts the focus nicely from track to track – ... read more CD

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Alberto BarrosTributo A La Salsa Colombiana ... CD
Talent Beach, 2007. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Joe BataanMestizo ... LP
Salsoul, 1980. Very Good ... $11.99
One of the best later albums from Joe Bataan – a really wonderful little set that takes off strongly from the salsoul experiments he first began on the Afrofilipino album! The album's got a great blend of clubby rhythms and Latin soul touches – all arranged by Marty Sheller, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light staining.)

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New Joe BataanMr New York & The East Side Kids ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Amazing work from the Spanish Harlem underground of the late 60s! From the title, to the cover, to the beautiful blend of songs, this album perfectly sums up the rich energy and raw power bubbling in the NuYorican scene of the time – effortlessly blending together soul, Latin, jazz, and funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Louie Bellson & Walfredo De Los ReyesEcue – Ritmos Cubanos ... CD
Pablo/OJC, 1978. Used ... $5.99
A strangely wonderful Latin set with a very drum-heavy approach! Cuban percussionist Walfredo plays in a large group with Louie Belson on the regular kit and "moog drum" – and the rest of the group features strong Latin players like Francisco Aguabella, Clare Fischer, Emil Richards ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Graciela BeltranGrandes Nuevos Exitos Vol 2 ... CD
EMI, 1999. Used ... $4.99
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BenBen Et Ses Tropical Rhythm Kings ... LP
Vogue (Canada), Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Surprisingly wonderful – a hip French take on Latin rhythms – almost like pre-funk work by Chakachas from the early 60s! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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New Justo BetancourtPa Bravo Yo (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1972. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
A really top-shelf album from Justo Betancourt – a perfect illustration of the power of his vocals at their height! The set's got a really classic 70s salsa feel – a horn-heavy groove that almost effortlessly flows from a combo of strong players, topped by majestic vocals from Justo ... read more CD

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Bio RitmoPuerta Del Sur ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $16.99
One of the coolest contemporary combos in the Latin scene – a group who bristle with all the fire of a classic New York or Puerto Rican ensemble – and one who really keep the salsa dura flag flying high! Almost every cut here is a winner – just the kind of heavy-hitting gems that ... read more CD
Also available Puerta Del Sur ... LP 16.99

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New Bio RitmoPuerta Del Sur ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 2014. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the coolest contemporary combos in the Latin scene – a group who bristle with all the fire of a classic New York or Puerto Rican ensemble – and one who really keep the salsa dura flag flying high! Almost every cut here is a winner – just the kind of heavy-hitting gems that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Puerta Del Sur ... CD 16.99

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Ruben BladesMaestra Vida – Segunda Parte ... CD
Fania, 1979. Used ... $16.99
An amazing achievement for Ruben Blades – a full suite of tracks conceived and composed by Ruben as a "disco drama" on wax! The work isn't the disco-styled album you might think from this description – and is more of a mini-opera or concept album by Blades, one that features ... read more CD
(Out of print original Fania pressing.)

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Johnny BlasKing Conga ... LP
CuBop/Ubiquity, 1999. New Copy ... $12.99 16.98
A killer album of Latin jazz tracks! This is most likely the best album that Johnny Blas has cut for the Cubop label – and it's stone solid all the way through. Johnny's playing here with his new band – and most of the tracks have a nice stripped-down lineup that features piano, conga ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rene BlochMucho Rock ... CD
Andex/VSOP, 1958. New Copy ... $7.99 11.99
Rene Bloch is probably best known for his work in a straighter Latin vein, but this excellent set from the late 50s has him "rocking" it up a bit with some really heavy sax! The approach is totally great – one that uses heavy Latin percussion on the bottom (played by Mongo ... read more CD

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Willie BoboBobo Motion ... LP
Verve, 1967. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Bobo Motion is groovy motion – heard here on one of Willie's best albums for Verve from the late 60s – a really unique blend of jazz, Latin, and soul-based rhythms! The set's even tighter than some of Willie's other Verve records – and like the classic Uno Dos Tres, it's got some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(One corner of the cover is slightly bumped, but the rest is great.)

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Willie BoboFeelin' So Good ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
One of the Verve albums that focuses on Willie Bobo's talents as a singer – still very much in the tight Latin Soul style of Willie's other work from the time, but with more vocals on the tracks – done in Willie's rough-styled soulful mode! Includes the groovers "Feelin' So ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear on the spine.)

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Willie BoboTomorrow Is Here ... LP
Blue Note, 1977. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A really unique chapter in the career of percussionist Willie Bobo – a rare one-off album for Blue Note – done with a sweet Cali vibe all the way through! Bobo plays his usual percussion, but also sings a bit too – in this charming style that's never too overdone – a deeply ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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BwanaBwana ... LP
Caytronics, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An insanely wonderful bit of Latin funk! The groove is super heavy, and falls somewhere in between NuYorican soul and Chicano Power rock – with a sound that's pretty close to Black Sugar, but a little bit more psychedelic, due to the heavy guitars and keyboards in the grooves. Hard congas ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Johnnie CamachoArthur Murray's Music For Dancing – Cha Cha ... LP
RCA, 1959. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Surprisingly great Latin work – and a real reminder that Arthur Murray's classes were a big feeder for the New York Latin scene in the 50s and 60s! LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label stereo pressing.)

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Angel CanalesYa Es Tiempo ... CD
Alegre, 1997. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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CandidoConga Soul ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Near Mint- (reissue)... $9.99
An excellent early session from Candido – and one of his first to move from straighter Latin into a much groovier vein! The session's done in collaboration with Lalo Schifrin – who was also working for Roulette at the time – and it's got a style that links Candido's older 50s-styl ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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CandidoDancin' & Prancin' ... LP
Salsoul, 1979. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A key chapter in the rich long legacy of Candido on record – a set that pushes the percussion maestro strongly into the disco generation – with wonderful results that are still massively strong all these many years later! Candido had always been one of the funkiest conga players around ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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CandidoLatin Fire – The Big Beat Of Candido ... LP
ABC, 1959. Very Good ... $11.99
One of the grooviest early albums recorded by Candido – done way before his later funky sides, and served up with plenty of unusual touches that set it apart from the usual 50s Latin set! Candi's very much in front of the arrangements on congas – hitting hard with a percussive fury ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a center split on the bottom seam.)

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New CandidoThousand Finger Man ... LP
Solid State, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $44.99
Stone lost Latin funk! This one's Candido's rarest – and it's a killer batch of conga-heavy grooves, recorded in the late 60s for Solid State, and featuring a very groovy set of mod Latin arrangements by Joe Cain. The band features organ, guitar, bass, horns, and some upfront conga solos ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split in the top seam.)

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Eddie Cano30 Latin American Favorites ... LP
Pickwick, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
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(Cover has edge wear.)

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Alberto CarrionBorinquen ... LP
Graffiti/Coco, 1971. Sealed ... $2.99
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Luisito CarrionSin Tu Amor ... CD
Sony, 2000. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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ChequereAmor Con Pecado ... LP
Tania, Late 70s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
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(Cover has light wear and a split top seam.)

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Chicha LibreSonido Amazonico ... CD
Barbes, 2008. Used ... $8.99
A new take on the older chica groove – a slightly romping rhythm that's almost a South American take on Tex Mex modes! The sound here has a nicely old-style feel – despite contemporary origins of the recording – and instrumentation is heavy on keyboards, including Electravox, ... read more CD

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ChihuahuaDescarga Cubana ... LP
Andale, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $12.99
A great lost descarga session from the 60s – led by Chihuahua Martinez! Martinez plays both timbales and guiro on the sessions, fronting a group that includes Alberto Valdez on conga, Mike Martinez and Chivirico Davila on coro, Manfredo Lee on guiro, Elpidio Vazquez on piano, Elpidio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ChihuahuaLatin Session (includes download) ... LP
Fonseca/Andale, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Cuba descara – played American style! The set's a killer bit of Latin jazz from the New York scene of the 60s – a really brilliant effort headed up by Osvaldo Chihuahua Martinez – who plays both timbale and guiro – in a crack lineup that also features Chocolate Armenteros ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy vinyl – with bonus download too!)

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Chino Y Su Conjunto MelaoEn Mi Casa Latina ... LP
Latina, Late 70s. Sealed ... $24.99
A compelling lineup – with leader Chino on bongos, plus Dave Chamberlain on flute, JJ Silva on soprano sax and trumpet, and Pupy Torres on vocals! LP, Vinyl record album

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Choc Quib TownOro ... CD
Nacional, 2010. Used ... $0.49
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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CloudsHay Carino ... LP
Common Cause, Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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New CokeCoke ... LP
Sound Triangle, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Funky Latin breaks and very groovy grooves – the kind of record that you hear for only a second, and say "oh yeah, this is the stuff!" Coke were an obscure Florida combo who mixed together Latin, funk, and soul – served up in a crossover style that's halfway between the sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Earl ColemanEarl Coleman & The Latin Love In ... LP
Worthy, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A Latin monster – and one of our favorite albums from the New York scene! The record is the only one we've ever seen from pianist Earl Coleman – and it's a groove-happy fiesta that's every bit Spanish Harlem at its best. Earl's piano is flowing and free, and the band grooves through ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Johnny ColonBoogaloo '67 (limited edition) ... LP
Cotique, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99 14.98
One of the best boogaloo sessions of the late 60s – and an early expression of genius from Johnny Colon! The album's got an electric bass sitting right at the middle – plucking with strong and soulful lines that set the pace for the record from the very first note. Johnny's hip young ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered version on 140 gram vinyl. Limited numbered edition of 1000 copies.)

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Johnny ColonBoogaloo Blues ... LP
Cotique, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A landmark record that should be in any Latin collection! At the time of this album, Johnny Colon was a young trombonist just getting his start – working in the turbulent late 60s Spanish Harlem scene, and picking up on the wide range of styles going down in the hood. At one level, he was a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Boogaloo Blues (remastered edition) ... CD 9.99

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New Johnny ColonBoogaloo Blues (remastered edition) ... CD
Cotique/Fania, 1967. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
A landmark record that should be in any Latin collection! At the time of this album, Johnny Colon was a young trombonist just getting his start – working in the turbulent late 60s Spanish Harlem scene, and picking up on the wide range of styles going down in the hood. At one level, he was a ... read more CD
Also available Boogaloo Blues ... LP 9.99

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New Willie ColonEl Malo ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Great stuff – and a very sharp album cut by Willie during the Latin soul era, featuring a bunch of tracks that veer more towards the boogaloo side of things than his later albums! The groove is nice and hard – stripped down with the youthful energy that Willie brought to the scene at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie ColonGood – The Bad – The Ugly (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1975. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
A roots-oriented 70s classic from Willie Colon – one of his standout albums of the decade! Willie continues his "life of crime" approach for the early 70s – moving into an old west look on the cover, and matching that with a slightly rootsier sound on the album! The real ... read more CD

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New Willie ColonGuisando – Doing A Job (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1969. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
Wild early work from Willie Colon – a record that's equally poised between the Latin Soul and later salsa era, and which features great lead vocals from Hector Lavoe! The album's got some very strong tracks that percolate in Willie's dark trombone-led groove – like the mighty 7 minute ... read more CD

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New Willie ColonHustler ... LP
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Brilliant early work from a young Willie Colon – a true hustler if there ever was one! The album has an amazing energy that really bridges a number of Latin scenes – it's part descarga jamming, part Latin soul, and part traditional Latin – put together with a no-nonsense approach ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Willie ColonWillie ... LP
Fania, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A solid 70s session from Willie Colon – a combination of a few tracks from previous efforts, mixed with other new ones, all featuring lead vocals by the wonderful Hector Lavoe! The work on the album's the kind that was so influential at the time, it's almost hard to hear how important it was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cesar ConcepcionCesar Concepcion Y Su Orchestra ... LP
Ansonia, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $13.99
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Conjunto CasinoVia Cuba ... LP
RCA, 1957. Very Good- ... $2.99
Lush Cuban material, recorded by the Conjunto Casino in the years before Castro's regime, when RCA could still get its hands on material like this, and package it for release in the US. The tracks have a fairly traditional approach – with a mix of romantic numbers and mambos – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 60s black label pressing with a deep groove, and no red border on the cover. Cover has tape around the edges.)

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Conjunto ImpactoEl Regreso ... CD
Sols, 2013. New Copy ... $2.99
A great new set from this legendary Miami Latin combo – working here in a classic style that really shows their roots! The album's no-nonsense salsa right from the start – great rhythms at the core of each tune, some soaring work on trumpets and trombone to really give the cuts a jazzy ... read more CD

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Johnny ConquetRaisins & Almonds Cha Cha Cha & Merengues ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good+ ... $23.99
A great little record – and a prime example of the strong Jewish/Latin crossover that was going on in the late 50s and early 60s. The record features the kind of crack cha cha sound that was bringing couples into the Palladium from Long Island, but it's also touched with occasional yiddish ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Living Stereo pressing – very nice!)

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New Cortijo & Su ComboLa Quiniela Del Dia ... CD
Tico/Fania, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
A classic collection of grooves from the legendary Cortijo – most of which feature lead vocals from Ismael Rivera – mixed with a few other great tracks from later years too! Cortijo's combo was one of the leading lights of the pre-salsa scene – and his firey percussion really ... read more CD

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New Jack Costanzo & Gerrie WooLatin Percussion With Soul (limited edition vinyl) ... LP
Tico/Fania, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99 14.98
An obscure little album from Jack "Mr Bongo" Constanzo – his only entry into the Latin Soul genre, and a really nice batch of grooves! Jacko's working here with singer Gerrie Woo – who sings in English on about half of the album's tracks, giving the set a nice pop-styled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered version on 140 gram vinyl. Limited to 1000 copies.)

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Jack Costanzo & His OrchestraMr Bongo Plays Cha Cha Cha In Hi-Fi ... LP
Tops, 1957. Very Good ... $14.99
Original pressing of some Jack "Mr. Bongo" Costanzo's hard LA Latin sides from the late 50's. Issued on the budget TOPS label, but a strong batch of tracks that shows the Latin percussionist at his best. The band is a tight little combo with percussion, piano, and trumpets – plus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has discoloration due to age, some light wear, a partially split top seam, and small splits on the spine and bottom seam.)

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Celia CruzBravo Celia Cruz (remastered edition) ... CD
Tico/Fania, 1967. Used ... $16.99
A late 60s album from Celia Cruz – but one with a sound that's very similar to her classic early recordings of the 50s! The feel here is quite similar to those – recorded in Mexico, with backings from the orchestras of Memo Salamanca and Juan Bruno Tarraza – both of whom support ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe CubaBreakin' Out – A Collection Of Their Very Best ... LP
Seeco, Mid 60s. Sealed Gatefold ... $43.99
Joe Cuba breaks out with some great work from his classic sextet – a cool combo who really helped rewrite the rules for Latin music in the 60s! The group's got this focus that's quite different than the larger Latin bands of the previous years – yet they also kick a lot harder than the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful first pressing – in heavy die-cut gatefold sleeve!)

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Joe CubaSteppin' Out ... LP
Seeco, Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $6.99
Seminal early work from the legendary Joe Cuba – highly percussive Latin tracks, served up in a small combo mode that really helped pave the way for the Latin Soul generation! Joe's shaking off most of Latin tradition here – going for a tightly focused sound that features plenty of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Joe Cuba & Sonny RossiMerengue Loco ... LP
Embajador, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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(Cover has light wear and a spot of marker on the front.)

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Joe Cuba SextetHangin' Out/Vagabundeando ... LP
Tico, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Great Joe Cuba set from the mid 60's. This one was recorded slightly before Joe hit it big with his Latin soul hit "Bang Bang", and the sound's a mix of Latin jazz and tracks that have more of a Latin soul sound. The lineup includes the classic sextet, and tracks include "Oye ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tico pressing. Cover has some wear and a partially split top seam. Vinyl is nice and clean overall.)

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Cuban All StarsCharanga Vol 2 – The Latest Dance Craze! ... LP
Seeco, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
12 classic tracks, played by the Cuban All Stars, and issued on Seeco with their usual raw approach to putting together an album. The tracks are all fairly lively, with a heavy flute/violin line in all titles – including "Pachanga De Sabrina", "Bachanga, Bachanga", "S ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove pressing. Cover has some wear. Top & bottom seams are lined with clear tape.)

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Eliana CuevasEspejo ... CD
Alma (Canada), 2014. Used ... $6.99
CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

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Xavier CugatCugat's Favorite Rumbas ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
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(6 eye pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a couple of small stains.)

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Xavier CugatKing Plays Some Aces/Cugat In Spain ... CD
Collectables/RCA, 1958. Used ... $6.99
2 of Cugat's better late RCA albums on one CD! King Plays Some Aces features a few new numbers, plus a number of classics, redone by Cugie in a nice jazzy style that we like better than his earlier work! Sid Ramin did a few arrangements for the record – and titles include "Mambo No ... read more CD

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New Xavier CugatMidnight Roses – The Quiet New Excitement Of Xavier Cugat ... LP
Decca, 1969. Near Mint- ... $5.99
The definitely got the "quiet excitement" in the title right here – because the Cugie featured on this record is a long way from his harder, heavier 50s sides! The mode is lush and laidback – strongly inspired by 60s bossa arrangements, and penned here by Dick Jacobs – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Xavier CugatOle! ... LP
Columbia, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Original heavy red label pressing. Cover has a small split on the top seam, a bit of light wear, and some pen on the back.)

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New Xavier CugatOle! (alternate cover) ... LP
Columbia, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $5.99
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(Red label pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with a short click on side 1, track 5.)

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Xavier Cugat/Marek WeberTango Time ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good ... $5.99
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(Heavy 6 eye pressing!)

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Juan D'Arienzo with Alberto EchagueCarton Junao ... LP
RCA (Uruguay), Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Does not include original plastic wrapper. 70s pressing.)

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Dandy's Dandy (Johnny Rodriguez Jr)Dandy's Dandy – A Latin Affair ... CD
Latin Percussion Ventures, 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 11.99
An obscure but excellent session – recorded at the end of the 70s with some of the best players in the New York salsa underground! The music is extremely vibrant – and the styles of the tracks range from hard Afro-Cuban percussion grooving to tight Latin jazz in a classic mode – ... read more CD

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Charlie D'CaliPicosito Yemyere ... CD
Morrowland, 2003. Used ... $8.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Alex D'CastroA Empezar De Nuevo ... CD
Rodven, 1994. Used ... $12.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Deep RumbaNight Becomes A Rumba ... CD
American Clave, 1998. Used ... $11.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Aldo Del RioEl Bardo ... CD
Sunnyside, 2014. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Elizabeth Del RioComo Cantaba Cuba Vol 1 ... LP
Kristal, Early 60s. Very Good ... $8.99
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(Cover has light wear and tape on the seams.)

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Dianne & CaroleFeeling The Pain ... LP
Speed, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the weirdest, coolest Latin Soul albums we've ever heard – the only offering ever from the duo of Dianne & Carole – two female singers who come off with a great deal of enthusiasm on the set! That's our way of saying that the ladies are a bit rough on the vocals – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yolanda DukeTe Llevo Bajo La Piel – The Great American Songbook Goes Latino ... CD
Amigos, 2013. Used ... $6.99
CD

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Johnny El BravoEl Bravo En Navidad ... LP
J & T, Mid 80s. Sealed ... $2.99
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El Chicano20th Century Masters Millennium Collection – Best Of El Chicano ... CD
Kapp/Universal, Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
Stone Latin Soul – from one of the greatest groups of the genre! In the late 60s, New York was on top of the Latin Soul sound – blending together bits from Puerto Rican and African-American roots to come up with a whole new sound. But by the time of the early 70s, LA had taken over ... read more CD
(Small amount of writing in pen on booklet.)

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El Gran ComboPor El Libro ... LP
EGC, 1972. Very Good- ... $9.99
Titles include "La Piquina", "Tatalibaba", "Sigue Ella Boba", "Oye Paco", "Bom Bom", and "Julia". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear. Vinyl plays with a short click on side 1, track 2.)
 
 



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