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Luis Mar

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In Puerto Rico, Luis Marín is one of the leading popular music and jazz pianists. Since early childhood, he has been performing in public, which eventually led to his involvement with some of the most significant artists in salsa and jazz. He has been a freelancer for a while now, as he is very much involved ...

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Luis Mar: Live at the Nuyorican Caf

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The Nuyorican Café, located in an alleyway in Old San Juan, is a smoky small venue with a centrally located generous bar and just the perfect ambiance for a gig with Luis MarÃ-n. It isn't the most acoustically correct place; yet, the live sound of this recording is largely unaffected. In this disk, MarÃ-n, who alongside ...

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Luis Mar: Inconsolable

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In Inconsolable, singer Gilberto Monroig is reinterpreted through jazz by pianist Luis MarÃ-n. Monroig was a chain-smoking bohemian adept at various popular repertoires, although mostly dedicated to romantic fare throughout his career. On his way of becoming one of the most important Puerto Rican singers ever, he was even Tito Puente's vocalist for a couple of ...


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