Foto Rodriguez y Su Orquesta La Unica: Celebrando 30 Aniversario.

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FOTO RODRÍGUEZ Y SU ORQUESTA LA ÚNICA

Celebrando 30 Aniversario

(Foto Rodríguez)

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The Philadelphia-based timbalero Foto Rodríguez celebrates his 30th anniversary as a bandleader with his latest production, Celebrando 30 Aniversario, a slamming, smoking and modern charanga/salsa project. In 1978, Rodríguez and pianist Leny Prieto formed Charanga La Unica, the first charanga founded in the city of Philadelphia. The band is also credited for being one of the first to record salsa romántica tunes with two pioneers of said movement--Isidro Infante and Louie Ramírez. The legendary composer/arranger/violinist Pupi Legarreta performed with Charanga La Única for the past 20 years, alongside Foto...

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