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The Nitty Gritty Sextet (and Other Boogaloo Faves)

The long-lost recordings of The Nitty Gritty Sextet, plus Joe Cuba, Bronx River Parkway, The Lebron Brothers and more Latin soul.

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The Latin Boogaloo

It’s cold… damn cold. Time to re-post this piece on Latin Soul. Because I like it like that. Latin boogaloo – one of those great cultural collisions, like fried chicken and waffles or [...]

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Spanglish Fly (An Interview with Jonny Semi-Colón)

In 2011, I interviewed writer/filmmaker Mathew Ramirez Warren, the man responsible for the documentary We Like It Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo. I’m glad to report the film recently [...]

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Another Random Video Roundup

I’ve got RCR’s IT department working on a redesign of our site to address a nagging problem – if you’re reading our blog on an iPad and sample a song, it takes you away from our site. And good [...]

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We Like It Like That: An Interview with Writer/Filmmaker Mathew Ramirez Warren

If you spend any amount of time following our blog, you’ll know we’re a little nutty about boogaloo. Can’t get enough of that Latin soul as practiced by Joe Cuba, Willie Bobo, Pete Rodriguez, Joe [...]

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More Boogaloo and Cuban Grooves

Can’t tell what’s putting off more heat: the baked leather of my car seat or this bad boogaloo on my stereo. Brother James and I had a ball putting together RCR’s post on Latin [...]

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The Latin Boogaloo

Latin boogaloo – one of those great cultural collisions, like fried chicken and waffles or Tiger Woods. Rooted in Cuban son montuno and bastard stepchild of the Fifties mambo craze, boogaloo [...]