From his youthful years with Coln to the stylistic maturity of his solo output, Lavo faced some formidable artistic competition from the other stars in the Fania roster: There's warmth to spare and an effortless kind of danceability in these recordings—more than three decades later, they still sound fresh and exciting. This is possibly because you are running an ad blocker or another browser extension that is preventing ads from showing, or are using browser privacy settings that do not allow ads to show.
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Our Latin Thing soundtrack, song: With Coln's blessing and artistic guidance, he recorded La Voz, an excellent debut crackling with his newly acquired creative freedom. Adblock Click the AdBlock button on the top abuelit of your browser's toolbar and select Don't run on pages on this domainand then hit Exclude to finish.
Abuelita (Willie Colon and Hector Lavoe)
To this day, Coln's voice breaks whenever he remembers the lifelong friend with whom he changed the course of salsa forever. The epitome of Lavo's artistry, these classic recordings deliver a perfect cross between streetwise roughness and sophisticated musicianship.
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His phrasing even at his worst moments, as evidenced by many a bootleg recording that circulate heector among collectors was invariably tasteful and intelligent. A man not to be messed with, he was always ready to unleash lavoee barrage of insults on any unruly concertgoers that may come his way.
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With his charisma and penchant for self-destruction, Hctor Lavo was as much of a rock star as Afro-Caribbean music laove ever known.
Which explains why these three artists are regarded to this day as a Holy Trinity of sorts in the Afro-Caribbean landscape. You Might Also Like.
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Every subscription supports the running of our service. The only other collaboration that reached the Lavo output in sheer vision was the pairing up of Coln and the socio-politically aware songwriting of Rubn Blades. Contributed by Edocaso Direct Sample of Multiple Elements 0 Votes. Adblock Plus Click the AdBlock Plus button on the top right of your browser's toolbar addons and click Disabled on whosampled. Sirround Sound Seven Heads From his youthful years with Coln to the stylistic maturity of his solo output, Lavo faced laavoe formidable artistic competition from the other stars in the Abueltia roster: Skool 77Akil Ammar and Miguel Contreras Casual Latin music lovers are more familiar with the work of his producer and songwriting partner, trombonist Willie Coln, whom Lavo met after moving to New York from his native Puerto Rico in Ironically, only hardcore salseros are aware of Lavo's importance.
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There's warmth to spare and an effortless kind of danceability in these recordings—more than three decades later, they still sound fresh and exciting. When it came time for Lavo to record it, Coln did the unthinkable, enlisting a string section for a memorable instrumental passage that adds a majestic, mournful atmosphere to the song. Lo Mato Fania And yet, Lavo's discography represents the epitome of the Fania sound—its highest artistic achievement.
Hctor was the voice. El Dia De Suerte by Ticklah feat. We listen to Hctor's pungent salsa anthems is enough to get you hooked on his inimitable style and endearing persona.