Benny Moré Cuban Icon and Jon Secada’s Music CD controversy

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Bartolomé Maximiliano Moré (24 August 1919 – 19 February 1963), known as Benny Moré, was a Cuban singer, bandleader and songwriter. With his fluid tenor voice he triumphantly won the title of  El Bárbaro del Ritmo, and  El Sonero Mayor. With his grace, Moré eloquently merged musical genres such as the bolero, mambo, cha cha cha, son, guaracha, and son montuno.  Benny was an engenious singer and composer, he is considered one of the most influential musician and popular singer Cuba has ever produced.

Roly More, MD “PhD” his prodigious grandson who lives in the USA pays tribute to his ancestry and  Benny Moré’s Anniversary. 

We will discuss the recent jon secada’s CD release paying tribute to Benny Moré.

V is for Valentine’s! Get your mind out of the gutter!

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Our list of musicians in no particular order:

E.G. Holmes: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/egholmes1

Papo Ortega-Cubanoson: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/cubanoson2

Corey Koehler: http://planetcorey.com/

Tracy Walton: http://tracywaltonmusic.com/sample-page-2/

Jorge Sanchez “Papito” https://jspapito.wordpress.com/

Yamila Guerra: http://www.yamilaguerra.com/Home_2.html

Mathias the Piano Man: http://www.mathiaspianoman.com/

Candi Sosa: http://www.amazon.com/Alianzas-CANDI-SOSA/dp/B002W8LP7K

Wenso Ashby: http://www.wensoashby.com/

Jana Mashonee: http://www.janamashonee.com/

Rob Anthony: http://www.robanthonymusic.com/

Sugarcane Rush

Bryan Pezzone :http://www.bryanpezzone.net/

LIVING A POSITIVE LIFE WITH AMI AHUJA Dec 3rd

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Even through her own struggles, Ami Ahuja has never lost the ability to remain optimistic and increase the positivity in her life. She now wants to share 8 of her most impactful tips to help others jump-start their own happiness. Ami uses the acronym UMBRELLA to teach key insights, from Understanding and Managing to Learning and Attracting. And, while Ami continually strives to reach new goals and new heights personally and professionally, one vision remains a constant for her: empower others to achieve their own dreams in life. Live Positively with Ami’s Umbrella – 8 Easy Ways to Jump-Start Your Happiness provides guidance to do just that.

Ami Ahuja is a wife and mother, entrepreneur, sales coach and the organizer of a woman’s journey with a little over 880 members and growing. Ami loves spending time with her children, teaching them the best of Indian & American culture.  She has worked in retail & sales since 1995 and together with her husband Sonny, both managed their own trade shows in Chicago, New Orleans, Gatlinburg, Vegas & Memphis and own stores in malls & e commerce websites. Ami was chosen “Mrs. Milwaukee 2011″ Runner Up at Mrs. Wisconsin 2011. She was awarded People’s Choice Best Photogenic at Mrs. WI 2011.

I Have Been Everywhere, Man – with James Gelet Tonight 8pm CST

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Co Host: Monica Valdes of DocMiami.org

The past year and half, James Gelet has been traveling solo across the United States, telecommuting for work, living in hotels, and snapping photos at film and TV set locations as he goes.

Tune in to hear more about his adventures and travels to famous film and tv sites.

WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU LEMONS-GET AN ATTORNEY 6/30/2015

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Guests: Attorney Dennis Gonzalez Jr. P.A.  is a DUI and Criminal attorney who understands how stressful and overwhelming legal issues can be on their clients. Having an experienced and confident attorney who understands the American Court System can make or break your case. Gonzalez has trained extensively and worked with the Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office in Misdemeanor, DUI, Traffic Division and Prosecutor Trials. His experience includes, cannabis cultivation cases, drug trafficking, animal cruelty, DUI, traffic tickets, numerous bench trials, thousands of motions and criminal hearings. Gonzalez’s extensive legal knowledge is the defense you need.

Mr. Gonzalez received a BA from the University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences, a Master’s Degree from the University of Miami Graduate School of Business, and a Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law. Dennis Gonzalez Jr. is a member of the Florida Bar and the United States Southern District of Florida (i.e., Federal Bar).

Manuel F. Herrera, Jr. is an accomplished commercial and property rights litigator. Prior to founding Gonzalez & Herrera, P.A., Mr. Herrera served as a trial attorney with a large multi-state commercial and insurance-defense law firm, where he tried many cases to verdict and handled various complex legal matters. Mr. Herrera holds a BA in International Relations from Florida International University and a Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the United States Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Partner / Founder Foreclosure Litigation – Residential & Commercial (as Plaintiff and Defense) Landlord Tenant – Residential & Commercial First Party Insurance Litigation Commercial Litigation

SPELLBOUND – PASE LA VOZ 6/25/2015

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Spellbound

Spellbound is a musical project founded by award-winning songwriters and producers Paul “Pablo” Thomas (guitars and keyboards) and Bobby Moon (vocals and percussion) from Los Angeles, CA. The duo have been performing and producing an ever expanding catalog of critically-acclaimed albums over the past two decades. Spellbound’s original blend of soulful compositions & Spanglish lyrics create a danceable fusion of Afro-Caribbean rhythms, funk, rock, & beyond. The band has performed and recorded with a remarkable cast of artists and musicians throughout their career, including Ozomatli, Eddie Palmieri, ? and the Mysterians, Johnny Polanco, Plas Johnson, Roger Manning, Jr., and many more.

Beginning with Spellbound in 1996 (which contains the Latin-tinged crowd favorite “Good Company”), the band has released a succession of nationally distributed CDs on their own Selfish Recordings label. They include 1999’s Funqueros (dubbed a “jewel of magnanimous proportions” by Campus Circle vol.9 #14), which helped create a buzz about the band, resulting in a number of Southern California performances, notably an opening slot at the Hollywood Bowl in July 2002. By 2007 Spellbound, along with the release of their CD Poolside Fiesta, presented their first-ever video, “Hot Sauce” (which can now be enjoyed on YouTube).

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Cuba: Facts and Myths with Victor Andres Triay PhD 6/23/2015

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Cuba: Facts and Myths

Victor Andres Triay, PhD., is a novelist and historian. The Miami Herald referred to him as “a significant researcher of Cuban exile history.”   Born and raised in Miami to Cuban exile parents.

Victor’s first book, Fleeing Castro: Operation Pedro Pan and the Cuban Children’s Program, was published by the University Press of Florida in 1998. Fleeing Castro was the first book length historical work on the topic. Three years later he published, again with the University Press of Florida, Bay of Pigs: An Oral History of Brigade 2506,  a historical account of the Bay of Pigs invasion told through the eyes of  the exile invasion force. In 2005 he co-authored, with Teo Babun,  The Cuban Revolution: Years of Promise, a photographic history of Fidel Castro’s war against Fulgencio Batista, Castro’s assumption of power, and his establishment of a  Stalinist dictatorship in Cuba. Victor recently released his first major work of historical fiction, a series entitled The Unbroken Circle. Book I, The Struggle Begins, was released in July 2013. Book II, Freedom Betrayed, was released in January 2014. Book III, On Freedom’s Shores, will be released in mid-2014

Victor is a resident of Middletown, Connecticut, where he lives with his wife, Emilia, and three children, Victor Andres, Jr., Gabriela Elena, and Francisco Xavier.

COPS 101 June 10th 8pm CST

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Julia Torres, a Gulf War Vet, former undercover cop & author of  “Still Standing” and “Bolder & Braver” Worked in Grand Jury cases, extradition, juvenile, and pre-trial. Narcotics, gambling, organized crime, and major crimes in local, state, and federal levels. Retired after twelve years due to a military service-connected injury.

Miami Police Chief Nelson Andreu Sr. Author of a Miami murder mystery novel,  “Dead Red” Nelson specializes in death investigations, police related shootings and in-custody deaths, polygraph examination, interviews and interrogations, crime scene investigation, police procedures, and serial killers.

Master Trooper, Lester Burns, retired after  a 30 year career with two wars in Iraq as a soldier. Lester Burns responsibilities  varied from traffic, vehicular accidents, homicide and fugitive cases. As a trooper, Burns has survived two police shootings

Lieutenant Nitin Daniels, from West New York, NJ. Police Department.  Lt. Daniel’s worked patrol, investigations in the detective bureau and supervised units. Daniels was involved in local, state, and federal cases involving narcotics, gambling, and organized crime. Lieutenant Nitin Daniels  retired after twenty-five years of service

ATTacHE’ 5/20/2015

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ATTacHE

ATTacHE’ is an English, Spanish and Latino Urban-Pop American musical group created by “Powerful Music” producer Jorge Marcos.
Marcos is one of the original founders of the band CLOUDS who pioneered the world wide known “THE MIAMI SOUND” featured in the PBS documentary “THE SOUND TRACK OF OUR LIVES”  written and produced by TV producer Joe Cardona.
Jorge Marcos was nominated twice for the Grammy Music Awards, alongside his brother, musician Frankie Marcos whose impressive Jazzy Rock and Latin Rhythms has caught the attention of Governors, State Legislators and City Officials honoring them for their international achievements in the field of music.
Marcos has co-produced remix songs for prestigious stars such as: David Bisbal, Jon Secada, M.S.M (the Miami Sound Machine Band) a recent Emilio Estefan musical project.
ATTacHE’s flawless feminine vocals are none other than the skilled and accomplished singer Taniyah, a multilayer singer that interprets a variety of sounds from R’n’B, American POP, Latin Rhythms to beautiful international love songs. In her own unique and original style Taniyah captivates all audiences with her beautiful voice and exotic Mediterranean style. She has worked as a vocalist for UNIVISION TV NETWORK for the past ten years.
To complement each other’s musical talents, Taniyah and Jorge have created ATTacHE’ and recorded their first English CD: “Dear Music” and for their Spanish audience, the CD “Querida Musica”.
Taniyah and Jorge’s life performance will captivate the listening and dancing audience around the world.

 

Also mentioned,  the past show El Open House with Director, Producer Joe Cardona & Miami Radio personality, Mike In The Night. Musicians featured in the film will be calling in to share their memories.

El Open House is a film dedicated to the music produced and performed by outstanding artists who have composed the soundtrack of our lives. The Cuban experience of exiles growing up in Miami.