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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.
This month we will be giving away Candi Sosa’s new CD Faded Blue Jeans. Just email email@example.com with the subject of Faded Blue Jeans or Candi Sosa. At the end of the month, the lucky winner will receive their new CD.
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With a background as colorful as his music, Terio captures your spirit with his rhythmic and sophisticated sounds. Born in Costa Rica to Cuban parents and raised in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area, Terio was absorbed from an early age by a yearning to have lived the golden era of Havana as foretold by his family’s tales of a lush tropical world capital where cabarets, casinos, late night diners and Hollywoodesque bars riddled a sea-salt bathed boardwalk famously known as “El Malecon.” This is the era that flourished and nurtured many of his influences such as Desi Arnaz, Celia Cruz, Benny More, Perez Prado, amongst many others. From an early age, his parents, both professors in Cuba, instilled in him the love for learning. As he graduated from high school, his need for adventure led him to the coast of France where he discovered his passion for foreign languages. After his sabbatical abroad he returned to the States where he earned his degree in French and began to pursue his interests in theater and music.
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