By 1977, Fania was not only breaking new ground with the expansion of the music, they also were looking to mainstream. Distribution deals with Columbia Records, songs that not only spoke to the street realities of poverty but of the political messages of virtue and human value were breaking through party lines, while alliances with pop, rock, romantic and big band extravaganzas were all coming to the Fania music plate. “No Voy Al Festival” is a reflection of that reality.
SWEET SOUNDS OF CHOCOLATE...... MAR SALÁ TAKES IT TO THE RIVERS Mar Salá, the musical project of singer-songwriter Marta Hernandez, is back at it with its third album, “Entre 2 Rivers,” a collection of ten original flamenco-infused pop tunes thought to build a bridge between the two cities that have defined her life, Sevilla and Brooklyn.
La Clave del Sabor breaks the handsome crooner out of his papi chulo rep giving us more of a hardedged interpretation not only in his singing style but in the music he’s picked as highlighted in the two Curet-Alonso tunes, “Galera Tres” and “Para Ismael Rivera”.
Celebrating Melissa Mark Viverito Feat. Prodrigio Claudio w Zon del Barrio for Las Octavitas