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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Empresarios: The Vibes

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Even though they're based in Washington, DC, every piece of music from The Empresarios--either their own or in collaboration with others--sounds like you've just rolled into a torrid party on tropical Miami Beach. And even though they're based in Washington, DC, Empresarios bandleader Javier Miranda and lead singers Frankie Rosado and Felix Perez all hail from Puerto Rico, and the colorful tropicaliente sound of that sunny island comes through in the band's unique blend of salsa, reggae, cumbia, dub and ...