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ROBERTO DE LA BARRERA Y SU SONORA

  • 01. Macondo
    02. Mi sonora
    03. Vamos al bohío
    04. Oye mi ritmo
    05. Historia fugaz
    06. Juanita Morel
    07. Se formó la salsa
    08. Mi son montuno
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    ROBERTO DE LA BARRERA Y SU SONORA

    La clavada

    [engl] 
    Colombia has produced many fine pianists in the Antillean traditions rooted in Cuban music. Discos Fuentes had its share of geniuses that tickled the 88s in the salsa idiom, yet most of them, even when headlining an orchestra, remain unknown or relatively obscure outside of collector’s circles. Such is the case of Roberto de la Barrera, who not only cut several LPs under his own name for the label but also was an uncredited session pianist and arranger on various other Fuentes records. De la Barrera did not hail from the commercial centers of the interior like Bogotá or Medellín, nor did he come from the “salsa capital” of Cali or even the port of Buenaventura where so many Cuban and Puerto Rican records first entered the country. His birthplace was the Caribbean city of Cartagena, which, along with Barranquilla and Santa Marta, forms an area with its own rich musical traditions like the cumbia and porro, but also was one of the first regions in Colombia to feature imported Antillean genres like mambo, cha cha cha and pachanga. Also, significantly, Cartagena was the original home of Discos Fuentes before it moved to Medellín, and is the birthplace or initial stomping ground of other important figures in the salsa idiom like Joe Arroyo, Michi Sarmiento, Joe Madrid, Johnny Moré, Víctor del Real, Juan Carlos Coronel, Joseíto Martínez and Hugo Alandete.
    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    15.11.2019
    Genre
    World
    Preis
    19,00 EUR
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    am Lager
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