Legacia de la Salsa
(R Plaza Records)
This debut production Legacia de la Salsa from Puerto Rican composer/producer Radames "Randy" Plaza (based in New York City), aims to rescue salsa from its current creative darkness. Within the content of a collective musical effort featuring some of the top salsa musicians from Puerto Rico--under the musical direction of pianist Ceferino Caban--and showcasing the vocal talents of veteran singers Hector Rey (Salsa Fever), Jaime "Mengui" Rivera (La Solucion), and Mannix Martinez (La Sonora Poncena), a repertoire of 10 original scores justify that this is the real stuff, salsa dura. In Plaza's own words...