Tito Puente

The Nitty Gritty Sextet

Found! Long-lost boogaloo record with Bobby Marin, Tito Puente, Charlie Palmieri, Louie Ramirez, Willie Torres, and more!

This is crazy. When Rocafort Records contacted legendary Latin songwriter/producer Bobby Marin about licensing a couple unreleased boogaloo/mambo tracks by…

December 15th, 2015 | | New Releases
Photo by Heinrich Klaffs. Permission BY-SA.


It’s January 16, 1969, and the soul duo Peaches & Herb are performing a cover of Sam Cooke’s “You Send…

May 4th, 2011 | | Articles
Willie Bobo

Music to Watch Girls By

Today would have been Latin jazz legend Willie Bobo’s seventy-seventh birthday.

February 28th, 2011 | | Today in History
Bobby Paunetto

Bobby Paunetto

Just a couple months after we finished working on the reissue of his funky Latin jazz masterpiece, Bobby Vince Paunetto…

August 11th, 2010 | | In Memoriam
Sesame Street

Sesame Street Soul

Towards the end of 1968, almost all of the pieces for a new television show aimed at inner-city kids were…

November 10th, 2009 | | Articles
Issue 19

Issue 19

Joe Bataan is a New York legend in salsa, boogaloo/soul, disco, and even hip-hop circles for his numerous contributions. New…

October 31st, 2006 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
Young Gun Silver Fox

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