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Los Van Van

Los Van Van is a Cuban band led by bassist Juan Formell, and is considered to be one of Cuba's major timba acts, while Juan Formell has arguably become the most important figure in contemporary Cuban music.
In 1967, Formell became musical director of Elio Reve's charanga orchestra. He reformatted the group into Changui '68, and then founded his own group, Los Van Van, on December 4, 1969. Musical style

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Willie Colon

William Anthony Colon is a Puerto Rican salsa music icon. First and foremost a trombonist, also sings, writes, produces and acts. He is also involved in municipal politics in New York City. Colon was born in the Bronx, New York in April 28 1950, to Puerto Rican parents. He picked up the trumpet from a young age, and later switched to trombone, inspired by the all-trombone sound of Mon Rivera and -at least during a specific period in the 1960s- that of Eddie Palmieri. He was bullied in his neighborhood because of this, and had to defend himself quite often from gang members.

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Sheila E.

Sheila Escovedo is the daughter of percussionist Pete Escovedo, with whom she frequently performs. Sheila E's uncle is Alejandro Escovedo, formerly with Delphine Neid's first-wave punk rock group The Nuns, Rank and File and The True Believers, followed by a solo career. The late Tito Puente was Escovedo's godfather. She is also niece to Javier Escovedo, founder of seminal San Diego punk act, The Zeros. Another uncle, Mario Escovedo, fronted long-running indie rockers, The Dragons. Escovedo is of Mexican, African American, and Creole heritage. Coke Escovedo was also her uncle.

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Mike Walker

Salford born guitar player Mike Walker has played and recorded with the legendary George Russell, Peter Erskine, Steve Swallow, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor and performed with Dave Holland, Tal Farlow, Vince Mendoza, Anthony Braxton and Bill Frisell and many others. See http://www.mike-walker.co.uk for more info.

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Caesars Rome

Caesars Rome is a rock band from South Wales.
The four members fuse together powerful tones with melodic harmonies
Expect to see alot of Caesars Rome!
With a strong background the band hope to take it as far as they can, already in talks with recording their first offering, Caesars Rome will hit a town near you, as soon as they can ! Members: Jonathan Hopkins - Guitar / Vocals
Ashley Cocco - Bass
Richard Berry - Drums
Kyle Smith - Guitar
www.myspace.com/caesarsrome

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Meridian Brothers

Meridian Brothers fue creado en el año de 1989 por diferentes músicos de la vanguardia del metal colombiano de los ochentas cuyo fin era salvaguardar y preservar la estética característica de este género. Durante toda su historia Meridian Brothers ha grabado varios discos (y cassettes) en los que se incluyen antologías de Metal colombiano realizado por la banda y diferentes experimentos improvisativos.

Read more about Meridian Brothers on Last.fm.

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Eddie C

Edward Currelly, aka Eddie C, is a Canadian DJ and renowned slo-mo/disco/edits producer who has been making and playing music for the masses since the early 90s. He saw his first official releases in 2009; his debut LP, Parts Unknown, came out in Spring 2011 on the Endless Flight label. Eddie C also runs the 7 Inches of Love imprint with fellow Canadian disco-head The Mole.

Read more about Eddie C on Last.fm.

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Fonseca

Juan Fernando Fonseca is a colombian singer. His most famous song is "Te mando flores". He started making music at the age of 5 and by the age of 12 he had already sold 500 copies of his first song. In the year 2002 he released his album named "Fonseca" and the most important songs from that CD were: "Noches de carnaval", "Sueño", "Confiésame" and "Magangué". This lead him to perform with Shakira, Juanes and Carlos Vives, all colombian singers like him.

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Alex Wilson

There are two artists with this name. 1. Alex Wilson is a Blues guitarist who picked up the guitar at five years old and never put it down. Immersed in the Milwaukee blues scene, Alex was surrounded, and influenced by such local luminaries as Stokes, Lee Gates, Jim Liban and Milwaukee Slim. Alex formed his own garage band at thirteen. By seventeen he began to dig deep into the blues, learning the songs and styles of masters such as Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix and Magic Sam.

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