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✨✧ Chamaco RamirezAlive & Kicking ... LP
Inca, 1979. Near Mint- ... $44.99
A pretty sweet late 70s salsa set from Chamaco Ramirez – a wonderful singer best remembered for his work in the 60s & 70s for bandleader Tommy Olivencia – and this is the one-and-only solo album to Chamaco's name! Alive & Kicking was released in 1979, and in a bit of sad irony, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape!)
Also available Alive & Kicking (remastered edition) ... CD 32.99

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✨✧ Rubens BassiniRitmo Fantastico ... LP
Pawal (Brazil), 1960. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Fantastic rhythms from percussionist Rubens Bassini – a set that has all the raw live energy of a Latin jazz jam session, but which also carries some of the sweet touches of the bossa nova scene in Brazil – a really wonderful mixing of modes that makes the album a gem all the way ... (Brazil, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Whatmusic pressing – out of print. Includes insert.)

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✨✧ Orquesta ImpactoOrquesta Impacto ... LP
Miami, 1975. Near Mint- ... $23.99
A 70s smoker from Orquesta Impacto – recorded in Miami, but with a definite New York groove – thanks to heavy percussion on timbales and congas – and a brilliant frontline of two trumpets, plus trombone! Piano is tied up heavily with the rhythms – cascading as fast as all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue pressing.)

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✨✧ Sonido 70Sonido 70 ... LP
Sonido 70, 2014. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A contemporary combo from Colombia, but one whose sound takes us back to the glory days of Fania Records in the 70s! These guys have a raw, spontaneous power right from the start – a mix of acoustic basslines at the bottom that ground the music in a jazzy undercurrent of tradition, mixed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Conjunto CasinoConjunto Casino ... LP
Ansonia, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Features vocals by Roberto Espi, Orlando Morales, and Felo Martinez – on titles that include "Ocoricoco", "Vivo En La Montana", "Ven Ven", "Papa Y Aji", "La Cuerda Floja", "Tu Me Brindaste Tu Amor", and "Que Titingo". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Frank FerrerCaras Nuevas – Ritmas Nuevos En Puerto Rico ... LP
RCA (Puerto Rico), Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $69.99
A killer set of Puerto Rican salsa, with a bit of soul thrown in for good measure – with titles that include "Para Ti Jala Jala", "Mofongo A Go Go", "Mi Primer Amor", "Mundi Baja", "AEIOU", "Siempre Tu", "Mujeres", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some yellowing tape on the seams.)

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✨✧ Eddie BastianEn Orbita De Nuevo ... LP
EBC, Mid 70s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
We don't know much about Eddie Bastian, but his rare few records are always a treat – including this rootsy 70s salsa set – with titles that include "Rumberos De Panama", "Arrea Buey", "Rompelo Si Puedes", "Rumbero De Oriente", "Dalilah" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nico RojasNico Rojas Y Su Orquesta ... LP
Silk, 1985. Very Good+ ... $23.99
Features arrangements by Louis Garcia and Frank Bello, vocals from Nico Rojas, and titles that include "Te Comparo", "Ahora Si Quiero Amar", "Voy A Llenarte Toda", "Usted", and "Pobre Diablo" – plus a version of Stevie Wonder's "I Just ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Inmensidad (Orquesta Inmensidad)Inmensidad – Cantan Robert Blades Y Yindo Rodriguez ... LP
Barbaro, 1982. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A later version of Orquesta Inmensidad, but still with the same tight groove as their 70s albums – produced here by Johnny Pacheco, with vocals by Yindo Rodriguez and Robert Blades – on titles that include "Vuelve", "Guaguanco Africano", "Cansado", "Pre ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Joe ValleCanciones De Amor ... LP
Tropical, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Titles include "Eres Flor De Ilusion", "Acariciame", "Inesperadamente", "Cada Segundo Que Pasa", and "Orgullo". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Guillermo PortabalesSones Cubanos ... LP
Gema, 1970. Very Good- ... $8.99
Guillermo Portabales works with Los Guaracheros De Oriente – and titles include "Echale Salsita", "Mi Son Cubano", "Guanajo Relleno", "Los Carreteros", "Esto Se Llama Montuno", and "Canto A La Vueltabajera". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear and a small sticker in one corner.)

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✨✧ Guillermo PortabalesGuillermo Portabales Con Matamoros – Re De La Guajira De Saolon ... LP
Seeco, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $9.99
Guillermo works here with the Trio Matamoros – on titles that include "Carinito", "Pa La Capital", "Habana Rumba", "Coco Seco", "Aprende", "Alegre Peticion", and "Ofrenda Antillana". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a bit of tape, a small sticker, and a few notes on the back.)

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✨✧ Samuel Del RealSamuel Del Real Y Su Orquesta Vol 3 ... LP
Insa, 1987. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Features Samuel Del Real on piano – on titles that include "Que Te Lleven Las Olas", "Aprende Muchacho", "Volver", "Stella By Starlight", "Yo Lo Comprendo", and a version of "Batucada". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nati Y Su Orquesta (Nati Martinez)Yo No Soy Guapo ... LP
Combo, 1984. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Nati Martinez plays flute and percussion in his tight little combo – with Erick Franceschi on vocals, on titles that include "Almendra", "No Lo Acepto", "No La Molestes", "Ahora Si", "No Tienes Corazon", "Nuestro Matrimonio", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Venezuelan pressing.)

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✨✧ Johnny VenturaTu Sabes A Que Yo Vine ... LP
Mate, Mid 70s. Very Good+ ... $28.99
Titles include "Que Bueno Baila Celina", "Te Digo Ahorita", "Que Te Parece Cholito", "Corazon Herido", "La Empaliza", "Los Piojos", and "Damele Betun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and tape on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Orquesta AmericaCharangas ... LP
Panart, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $26.99
Titles include "Silver Star", "The America Theme", "La Panga", "Rico Y Sabroso", "El Tunel"< "La Verde Palma Real", "El Cuervo", and "Mi Jeva". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label deep groove pressing! Cover has light tape on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Chivirico DavilaAqui Esta Chivirico Cantando Belinda ... LP
Ammex, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Early work from Chivirico – tracks that seem to predate his better-known records on Cotique! Titles include "La Fresa", "Cevera", "Que Culpa Tengo Yo", "Belinda", "Respetala", "Apagalo", and "Con Permiso De Los Cantantes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Record is great – but cover has some wear, a bit of pen, and tape on the edges.)

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✨✧ Santa Barbara AfricanaSanteria Africana ... LP
Santero, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $28.99
A very cool set of the African-oriented strain of Santeria sounds – issued here by a Latin label who only specializes in the genre! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Rolando LaserieRolando Laserie (Tila) ... LP
Tila, Mid 70s. Very Good+ ... $23.99
Features arrangements from Louie Ramirez and Javier Vazquez – on titles that include "El Baile Del Sillon", "Los Ejes De Mi Carreta", "Hastio", "El Tumbaito", "Con Tu Cara De Parampin", "Las Cuarenta", and "A La Rigola". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Grupo NicheRompiendo El Record Con Lo Mejor Del Grupo Niche ... LP
Zeida, 1987. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Titles include "Buenaventura Y Caney", "Mi Negra Y La Calentura", "Al Pasito", "Ana Mile", "Listo Medillin", "Rosa", "Cali Pachanguero", and "Interes Cuanto Vales". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Pepito Torres Y Su Orquesta SiboneyPepito Torres En Fin De Fiesta ... LP
Fragoso, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Titles include "El Brinquito", "Chogui", "Bailando Contigo", "Fin De Fiesta", "No No No Que Va", and "Mambo & Soul". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Ernie Agosto Y La ConspiracionErnie's Conspiracy ... CD
Vaya, 1972. Used ... $29.99
Soaring trumpet-heavy salsa from the combo of Ernie Agosto – a great little album with the tightness and focus of some of the best early 70s work from producer Willie Colon! Ernie arranged the album with pianist Nelson Sanchez – and the sound here is chunky on the bottom, with some ... read more CD
(Out of print. Please note the front artwork has some marker on the back.)

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✨✧ Latin Jazz QuintetChant ... LP
Prestige/Tru Sound, 1962. Near Mint- ... $8.99
One of the best albums ever recorded by this groundbreaking Latin jazz combo – and a magnificent blend of jazz instrumentation and deeper Latin roots! Juan Amalbert's Latin Jazz Quintet was a new sound in Latin jazz – one that took the piano/bass/conga rhythms of smaller groups of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue pressing.)

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✨✧ Benitez & NebulaNight Life ... LP
Vaya, 1976. Near Mint- ... $39.99
Quite nice stuff, and sort of a mixture of Latin soul, Chicano rock, and fusiony production. The record's got a sweet mellow Latin funky vibe at the core, and includes a lot of soulful English lyrics that evoke other 70s Latin soul moments – like some of Ralfi Pagan's falsetto soul albums, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has light wear near the top.)

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✨✧ Charanga 76Digital ... CD
Kim, 1986. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Fruko y OrquestaMambos ... CD
Discos Fuentes, 1993. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print. Rear tray card has a crease.)

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✨✧ Orchestra DicupeAqui Llegamos ... CD
Fania, 1974. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Tight seventies salsa by this group led by the Dicupe brothers, who also play all the trumpet solos. Eddie Lebron's on piano, and Junior Gonzales joins in on vocals, and the tracks include "La Changa", "Son De La Dicupe", "Aquellos Rumberos", and "Aqui ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Angel CanalesEl Diferente (aka Greatest Hits Live) ... CD
Sonotec/Discos Orbe (Colombia), 1991. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Celia CruzCelia Cruz con La Sonora Matancera – Exitos Volumen IV ... CD
Seeco, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print. Rear tray card is creased, booklet has a couple of small staple holes.)

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✨✧ Conjunto CostanzaConjunto Costanza ... CD
Salsa International, 1981. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print. Tray card has a crease.)

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✨✧ Celia CruzHomenaje A Los Santos ... CD
TH Rodven, Mid 60s. Used ... $12.99
With 18 tracks including "Oyeme Aggayu", "Oya, Diosa Y Fe", "Baho Kende", "Para Tu Altar", "Africa", "Papa Boco" and "Virgen De La Macarena". CD
(Out of print, rear tray card has a crease.)

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✨✧ Joe QuijanoCositas Sueltas – Los Anos 60 Vol 8 ... CD
Cesta (Puerto Rico), 1960s. Used ... $1.99
A huge collection of work from Joe Quijano – a package that's billed as part of his "Los Anos 60s" series, but which also seems to include music from later years as well! There's a relatively classic feel to most of the material here – guaracha, cha cha, and bolero numbers ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BroncoBronco ... CD
Inca, 1975. Used ... $19.99
A wonderfully jazzy bit of 70s Latin – one that features vocals on most numbers, but also has some incredible horn work and percussion – grooving away mightily throughout the set! The record features the vocal talents of Jorge Maldonado – a soulful singer that we really know best ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2005 Sonido Inc pressing.)

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✨✧ Tito RodriguezLive At The Palladium ... LP
United Artists, 1960. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Wonderfully jazzy work from Tito Rodriguez – and further proof that his live albums are often some of the best he ever recorded! The set's got an earthy feel that's quite different than some of Tito's studio albums – still that tight groove he brought to Latin music at the end of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some aging and a small name in marker on back.)

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✨✧ Shorty RogersAfro-Cuban Influence ... CD
RCA, 1958. Used ... $7.99
A wonderful album of Latin grooves from Shorty! The record is one of his best, and features a whopping array of percussionists – including Carlos Vidal, Modesto Duran, and Mike Pacheco all coming into play with Shorty's west coast style of arrangements, tweaked greatly here to pick up an ... (Jazz, Latin) read more CD
(Please note the booklet has light wear and a bit of pen on the last page.)
Also available Afro-Cuban Influence ... LP 7.99

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✨✧ Dimension LatinaUna Dimension De Exitos ... CD
Top Hits (Canada), 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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✨✧ Willie ColonCosa Nuestra ... CD
Fania, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A monster album of 70s salsa – and one that has bad boy Willie Colon taking the Latin world by storm – forging the new sound that would push him and the New York scene into the frontline of 70s Latin! Willie's got a strength on the set that's very much in keeping with his machine gun ... read more CD
(Out of print original Fania CD pressing.)
Also available Cosa Nuestra ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ Celia CruzTributo A Ismael Rivera ... CD
Vaya, 1992. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print. Tray card is creased.)

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✨✧ Eddie PalmieriVamonos Pa'l Monte ... CD
Tico, 1976. Used ... $9.99
Brilliant 70s work by Eddie Palmieri – easily one of his greatest records of the decade! The album features Eddie really showing off his jazz chops on a number of longer tracks – tunes that bring together some of the spirit forged during the Harlem River Drive era, with some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print original Tico pressing. Please note that the cover artwork has some light creases and a small tear on one side that has been repaired with clear tape.)
Also available Vamonos Pa'l Monte (remastered edition) ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Orquesta InmensidadLa Salsa De Hoy (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1984. Used ... $8.99
A greatest hits collection of sorts from this "immense" salsa combo of the early 80s – one of the few youthful groups to really burst upon the scene with a fresh kind of energy. The album features some of the group's greatest tunes from the time – performed by vocalists ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mongo SantamariaMongomania ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Killer Latin soul from Mongo, and a great batch of original tracks, played by a groovy little combo that includes Bobby Capers on alto, Ray Maldonado on trumpet, and a young Hubert Laws on flute, who also did some of the arrangements! The sound is hard, tight, and jazzy – with the kind of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 360 Sound pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Willie BoboBobo Motion ... LP
Verve, 1967. Very Good ... $11.99
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
(Cover has light wear, a cutout hole, and some aging on the back.)

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✨✧ VariousLatin Lounge – Havana ... CD
Fania, 1960s/1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An assortment of jazz-tinged grooves from the mighty Fania Records – many of which show an older Cuban influence, but update the sound strongly with a hipper New York feel! The work ranges from the 60s through the 70s – and although some cuts have vocals, the main focus here is ... read more CD
(Out of print)

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Hector LavoeLa Voz ... CD
Fania, 1975. Used ... $6.99
A classic bit of 70s salsa gold from vocalist Hector Lavoe – a record done in close collaboration with Willie Colon, with whom Lavoe had worked on a great run of albums during the late 60s and early 70s! The set's got a slightly warmer and more straightforward feel than some of Willie's ... read more CD
(Out of print early pressing. CRC edition, rear tray card has a crease.)
Also available La Voz ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ CachaoCuba Linda ... CD
EMI/Cineson, 2000. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print. Tray card has a crease and a small cutout mark.)

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✨✧ Celia Cruz & Johnny PachecoTremendo Cache (remastered edition) ... CD
Vaya/Fania, 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A classic collaboration between Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco – one that uses the rootsier sounds of Pacheco's tumbao group to further focus the energy of Celia's vocals! The record's got a solid, cohesive feel that makes it easily one of the best Celia Cruz sessions of the 70s – a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Tremendo Cache (remastered edition) ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Cal TjaderCal Tjader's Greatest Hits Vol 2 ... LP
Fantasy, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Compilation of Cal Tjader's Latin sides for Fantasy, with a lot of cool late 50's material like "Mambo Terrifico", "Ritmo Caliente", "Bonita", and "Tumbao". There's a few other jazz cuts on here, but the Latin stuff is what makes it, and the playing's great ... (Jazz, Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s teal label pressing. Cover has a partially unglued bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Tito RodriguezBack Home In Puerto Rico ... CD
United Artists/Palladium (Spain), 1962. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Material recorded in Puerto Rico during Tito's tour of the country in 1962. The tracks aren't live, but they are some lively studio work by Tito and crew, played in their best early 60s style. Titles icnlude "Cuando, Cuando", "Chevere", "Untate En Mi", "Mango ... read more CD
(Out of print. Tray card has a crease, a small cutout hole, and a bit of pen.)

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✨✧ Cortijo Y Su ComboQuitate De La Via, Perico ... CD
Rumba, Early 60s. Used ... $14.99
Classic material from Cortijo's legendary combo with Ismael Rivera on vocals – one of the first records to really showcase the great sounds coming from the Puerto Rican scene in the early 60s! Rhythms are plenty lively – as Cortijo's group has the same sharp focus as the early Joe Cuba ... read more CD
(Out of print Rumba pressing. Tray card has a crease and a name in pen.)

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✨✧ Celia Cruz & Johnny PachecoTremendo Cache ... CD
Vaya, 1975. Used ... $18.99
A classic collaboration between Celia Cruz and Johnny Pacheco – one that uses the rootsier sounds of Pacheco's tumbao group to further focus the energy of Celia's vocals! The record's got a solid, cohesive feel that makes it easily one of the best Celia Cruz sessions of the 70s – a ... read more CD
(Out of print first CD pressing.)
Also available Tremendo Cache (remastered edition) ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Kako Y ToticoSiguen Pa'Lante Y Pa'Lante ... CD
Gema/Disco Hit, Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
It's always a treat to hear from the team of Kako and Totico – and this album's no exception! The pair have a way of coming up with lively interplay right from the start – the energy that would formerly build over time in Kako's early jam session records, nicely brought to the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Charles FoxBest Of Charles Fox ... CD
Rareza (Colombia), Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
18 tracks! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Tito RodriguezEn Escenario ... LP
Musicor, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
Romantic stuff from Tito – cut in a style that Tito used on some of his more successful vocal records from the 60s. Titles include "La Casa", "La Mentira", "Mio", "En Tu Memoria", and "Theme From Black Orpheus". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Cortijo Y Su ComboLo Mejor De Cortijo Y Su Combo – 16 Grandes Exitos ... CD
Discos Fuentes (Colombia), 1960s. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print. Rear tray card has a crease.)

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✨✧ Tipica 73Tipica 73 (remastered edition) ... CD
Inca, 1973. Used ... $24.99
The landmark first album by Tipica 73 – one of the important "new traditionalist" groups of the 70s, and a great mix of newer salsa and older styles – done by a group that features Sonny Bravo on piano, Orestes Vilato on timbales, and Rene Lopez on trumpet. Titles include ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Eddie PalmieriChampagne ... CD
Tico, Late 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of Eddie Palmieri's greatest albums of the 60s – a landmark not just for his career, but for Latin jazz in general! The record features a very prominent electric bass – which kicks up the groove a lot more than on some of Eddie's earlier records, and almost gives the set a Latin ... read more CD
(Out of print. Rear tray card has a crease.)

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✨✧ Tito RodriguezReturns To The Palladium – Live! ... LP
United Artists, 1961. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Tito Rodriguez returns to the Palladium – in a smoking set that's got all the great jazzy touches of his first volume at the famous club, but a bit more of a charanga groove overall! The core combo elements that make Tito great are firmly in place – that strong sense of rhythm and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, clear tape on the top left corner, and small name in marker on back.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoRican/Struction (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1979. Used ... $19.99
A great album of salsa tracks recorded at the end of the 70s – when Ray was returning to the scene after a prolonged hand injury kept him out of music for a while. Despite this time off, though, Ray's in top top form – coming back to basics with a really heavy groove, picking up right ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bobby ValentinBobby Valentin (1988) ... CD
Bronco, 1988. Used ... $27.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Joe Quijano Y El Conjunto CachanaVolvi A Catano ... CD
Combo, Mid 60s. Used ... $9.99
A great range of grooves from Joe Quijano – just the sort of set that shows he was one of the most diverse Latin leaders of the 60s! The rhythms here really change up a lot – and grooves run from jazzy mambos to pachangas, bombas, and even some groovier styles as well! As proof of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Pacheco & Pete 'El Conde' RodriguezLos Compadres ... CD
Fania, 1972. Used ... $9.99
About as tight as you can get from the team of Pacheco and vocalist Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez – a record cut after a strong run of sides from Pacheco's Nuevo Tumbao, a finely-honed unit that moved with supple grace few other groups could match! Pete's great here on both the ... read more CD
(Out of print, 1990 Fania/Sonido Inc pressing.)

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✨✧ Nico Rojas Y Su OrquestaPaso La Vida Pensando – En Ti ... LP
Kanayon, 1984. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Features Nico on vocals, with arrangements by Louis Garcia, Kenny Gomez, and Frank Bello – on titles that include "Lo Voy A Matar", "Amigos", "Un Domingo Sin Ti", "Juan Ramon", "Paso La Vida Pensando", and "Si A Veces Hablo De Ti". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tito RodriguezGreatest Hits ... CD
Fania/Codigo, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $7.99
21 tracks in all – including "Yamboro", "Harlem Nightmare", "Chen Chere En Guma", "Mambo Manila", "Que Le Pasa E Pedro", "El Sabio", "Oyeme Antonia", "Cuanco Cuando", "Donde Estabas Tu", and "Sun ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Oscar D'LeonCon Carino ... LP
Top Hits, 1984. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Vicentico ValdesUn Momento Feliz ... LP
United Artists, 1970. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Titles include "Que Horror", "Cuando La Tarde Muere", "Lastima", "Por La Manana", "Carino De Mi Vida", "En La Noche", and "La Tierra Da". LP, Vinyl record album
(UA Latino pressing.)

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✨✧ YambuYambu ... LP
Montuno, 1975. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Sweet and sunny 70s Latin – the standout album from Yambu, a pretty hip group! The group's mostly a jazz-based one – and works with percussion from direction Milton Hamilton to forge a sound that's cleaner and more stripped-down than a lot of other groups at the time. There's some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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✨✧ Jose Mangual Jr & Luis Mangual y Su Conjunto MangualSabor Y Swing ... CD
Lujoso, 2012. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoQue Viva La Musica – A Man & His Music ... CD
Fania, 1970s. Used 2CD ... $12.99
2 CD set with 28 tracks. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ El Gran ComboSalsa Classics Revisited ... CD
Rico/Combo, 1960s/1970s/Early 80s/2003. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousHammock House – Africa Caribe – Produced & Mixed by Joe Claussell ... CD
Fania, 1960s/1970s/2011. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Classic Latin, in the hands of Joe Claussell – served up here in a mighty mix that's heavy on roots, but also has an ear for the future as well! The building blocks of the set come from the classic catalog of Fania Records – older tracks from the 60s and 70s that are heavy on the rawer ... (Funky Compilations, Latin) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Art Pepper & Conte CandoliMucho Calor (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jazz Track (Spain), 1958. Used ... $8.99
An amazing little set – one that's got a sound we could hardly expect! The album's a unique Latin jazz session that brings together some of the best talents of the west coast scene of the late 50s – one that features arrangements from Bill Holman, Benny Carter, and Art Pepper – ... (Jazz, Latin) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Angel CanalesHistoria De Una Leyenda ... CD
Exclusivo, 1990s. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Juan Pablo TorresTogether Again ... CD
Pimienta, 2002. Used ... $11.99
Trombonist Juan Pablo Torres is consistently putting out some of the best Latin jazz these days – and this excellent album is complete proof of that fact! The set features Torres working with an all-star cast that includes Arturo Sandoval, Chucho Valdes, Steve Turre, and others – ... read more CD

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✨✧ Lebron BrothersLo Mejor De/The Best Of The Lebron Brothers ... LP
Cotique, 1975. Very Good ... $16.99
Nice "best of" set of work by this excellent Latin combo – featuring tracks that are mostly pulled from the years when they were changing their bag from Latin Soul into 70s salsa. The album's got a cool cartoony basketball cover – and tracks include "Son Sabroson", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(South American pressing. Cover has some light wear.)
Also available Lo Mejor De/The Best Of The Lebron Brothers ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Ismael Rivera Y Sus CachimbosDe Colores (remastered edition) ... CD
Tico/Fania, Late 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A a great little set from Ismael Rivera – originally issued on Tico – finally available in a nicely remastered CD issue from Fania! Ismael heads up this tight group that offers perfect backing to his soaring soulful vocals. The whole thing's got really nice percussive groove set up ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sonora PoncenaFuego En El 23 (remastered edition) ... CD
Inca/Fania, Mid 60s. Used ... $24.99
Very early work from La Sonora Poncena – the kind of record that would really push them into the limelight in the 70s! The sound here is a wonderful mix of Cuban roots and the newer Latin modes showing up in the Puerto Rican scene of the 60s – a fierce precursor both to salsa of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoBarretto Live – Tomorrow ... CD
Messidor, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Of all of Ray's post-Fania albums in the 70's, this is probably the one that's probably the most straight Latin. Good thing, too, because the set's a very live performance, and it's filled with the kind of vibrant energy that was carrying the New York Latin scene on waves of dynamism and ... read more CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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✨✧ Angel CanalesSabor (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania/Codigo, 1975. Used ... $16.99
Possibly the greatest album ever from Angel Canales – a 70s salsa classic through and through, and one with great links between the New York scene and Canales' Puerto Rican roots! The tunes are wonderfully heartfelt throughout – sung with a youthful sense of soul that's far different ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Sabor ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Joe CubaJoe Cuba Sextette ... CD
Seeco/TH, 1960s. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print. Rear tray card is creased.)

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✨✧ Jose Curbelo Y Su OrchestraRumba Gallega ... CD
Tumbao, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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✨✧ Eddie PalmieriGold 1973 to 1976 ... CD
Coco/MP, Mid 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
We're not sure if any of Eddie Palmeri's records of the 70s ever actually went gold – as might be implied by the title – but they're all plenty darn winners, especially his work for the Coco label! This collection purports to offer up "special dance versions" of Eddie's best ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoBarretto Power ... CD
Fania, 1972. Used ... $32.99
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 CD
(Out of print, booklet has some light water staining & a crease through the traycard artwork.)
Also available Barretto Power ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ Ismael Rivera con Cortijo Y Su ComboSonero #1 ... CD
Tico, 1990. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print 1990 Musical Productions pressing.)

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✨✧ Orchestra HarlowEl Judio Maravilloso ... CD
Fania, 1975. Used ... $24.99
A great testament to the depth and versatility of Orquestra Harlow in the 70s – and a record that shift easily between traditional modes and more contemporary styles! Larry Harlow is at the top of his game here – working with careful sensitivity on some of the more fragile numbers, but ... read more CD
(Out of print "white back" pressing.)

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✨✧ Orchestra HarlowLive In Quad (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1974. Used ... $11.99
The "quad" here seems to be mostly conceptual – but the "live" part of the set is definitely in place! The album's a real stormer – one of the best mid 70s sides from Larry Harlow's excellent group, recorded in front of a small but enthusiastic crowd, and done with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Orchestra DicupeOrchestra Dicupe ... CD
Fania, Late 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The first album by Orchestra Dicupe – a hard-driving ensemble led by brothers Freddy and Edil, who both play trumpet in the group! There's loads of heavy percussion on the set – and although most tunes have vocals, there's also plenty of strong breakdowns and driving grooves, as you'd ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Celia CruzAzucar Negra ... CD
RMM, 1993. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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✨✧ Celia CruzLa Incomparable Celia ... CD
Palladium, Early 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A collection of hit singles by Celia, most with backing by La Sonora Matancera – her most frequent collaborators back in the early days. Titles include "Poco A Poco", "Chango Ta Viene", "Bajo La Lune", "Que Voy Hacer", and "Lost Ritmos ... read more CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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✨✧ Hector LavoeLa Voz (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1975. Used ... $11.99
A classic bit of 70s salsa gold from vocalist Hector Lavoe – a record done in close collaboration with Willie Colon, with whom Lavoe had worked on a great run of albums during the late 60s and early 70s! The set's got a slightly warmer and more straightforward feel than some of Willie's ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available La Voz ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoViva Watusi! ... CD
West Side Latino, 1965. Used ... $18.99
Ray Barretto at the height of his charanga moderna years – a bit before the Latin Soul period, but still plenty hard and grooving throughout! As you might guess from the cover, the group's a familiar charanga – violin, flute, and percussion – but Ray brings them together with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ruben BladesBohemio Y Poeta (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, Mid 70s. Used ... $8.99
A collection of important early work by Ruben Blades – and easily one of the best examples of his tremendous talents in the 70s! The title is very well put, as Blades is both poet and bohemian on the record – hitting themes that are both personal and political in a way that other Latin ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Celio GonzalezBest Of Celio Gonzalez/Lo Mejor De Celio Gonzalez ... CD
Fania/Alegre, Late 60s. Used ... $12.99
Titles include "Se Acabo", "Psicologia", "Guajira Guantamera", "Somos Novios", "Abicu", "Arriba", "Boogaloo Mania", and "Mentira". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny ColonBoogaloo Blues (remastered edition) ... CD
Cotique/Fania, 1967. Used ... $19.99
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
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Willie ColonGood – The Bad – The Ugly (remastered edition) ... CD
Fania, 1975. Used ... $19.99
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
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Angel CanalesEl Diferente ... CD
Selanac/Top Ten Hits, 1981. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jerry RiveraMagia ... CD
Sony, 1995. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny Ray & Salsa Con ClaseEncendido ... CD
JZ Productions, 2006. Used ... $4.99
Salsa with class from congolero Johnny Ray – a set that's got many of the same tight edges used in his 70s work as Johnny Zamot, but which comes across with a sound that's slightly more contemporary overall! The group here features Johnny on congas, plus horns, piano, percussion, and a bit ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ CachaoDos ... CD
Salsoul, 1977. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A rare American session by Israel "Cachao" Lopez – one of a few sides he cut for the Salsoul label in the mid 70s, back at a time when the company had a strong commitment to traditional Latin grooves! The set's built upon the same principles as the classic jam session recordings ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoLatino Con Soul ... CD
West Side Latino, Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoCarnaval (Latino!/Pachanga With Barretto) ... CD
Fantasy, 1961/1962. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Two of Ray Barretto's earliest albums, both recorded for the Riverside label at the start of his career! Latino has an approach to Latin jazz that's certainly informed by the charanga sound of the New York scene in the early 60s – but one that's also opened up a bit more to new ideas – ... read more CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)
 
 



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