Tag Archives: Salsa

DANIEL PONCE: The Tragic Passing Of A Cuban Master Drummer

Last Sunday I picked up a distraught message from my good friend Sue Steward, who has written extensively about Afro Cuban music and the NYC and Miami Latin/Salsa scenes. She had just heard the sad and tragic news that Cuban … Continue reading

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BLACK ROOTS OF SALSA… The Film… soon come!

Just come across this up ‘n’ coming film , ‘The Black Roots Of Salsa: The Emancipation of Rumba’, which is due out in 2012 and set to be shown at AFRO-CUBAN SALSA CONGRESS 2012 : 8TH – 10TH JUNE 2012 … Continue reading

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‘AFRICA CARIBE’: Taking up where the Louie Vega mixes left off, Nuyorican DJ/producer, Joaquin ‘Joe’ Claussell, gets to put his own stamp on some of the classic sounds from the Fania archives.

On Fania Records 2011 comes Hammock House ‘Africa Caribe’, a bold 2-Cd set produced and mixed by Spiritual Life’s Joaquin ‘Joe’ Claussell. Late in 2010, Fania Records hand delivered the original multi-track recording tapes in a battered cardboard box to … Continue reading

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