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El Gran Combo

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El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, commonly known as El Gran Combo, is a Puerto Rican Salsa music orchestra. It is Puerto Rico’s most successful musical group, and one of Salsa’s most famous groups across Latin America. Since many of the genre’s legendary singers have been members of the orchestra, the band has been given the moniker La Universidad de la Salsa (The University of Salsa)

El Gran Combo was founded in May 1962,[1] by Rafael Ithier. Ithier is still, as of 2008, the orchestra’s pianist and musical director. The group is currently promoting their latest album titled Arroz con Habichuela (Rice and Beans). They still perform today after 40 years together.[2]
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* 1 History
o 1.1 The Birth of El Gran Combo
o 1.2 First albums
o 1.3 Near death experience
o 1.4 The 1970s
o 1.5 Recent years
o 1.6 The new millennium
* 2 Discography
* 3 Current members
o 3.1 Singers
o 3.2 Orchestra
* 4 Former members
o 4.1 Singers
o 4.2 Percussion
o 4.3 Bass
o 4.4 Brass section
o 4.5 Others
* 5 Bibliography
* 6 See also
* 7 References
* 8 External links

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  • Space-Warfare

    All of us are pleasure-seeking creatures. So you can say that directly or indirectly we are all seeking Krishna. Chanting Hare Krishna is a way of seeking Krishna directly.

    16 Dec 2010 Reply
  • bkboricua5290

    weeeepppaaaaa!!! <3

    21 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Alfredito2009

    SIN LUGAR A DUDAS EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO ES LA ESENCIA DE LA SALSA LATINA LO MEJOR DE LO MEJOR, PARA EL PERU Y EL MUNDO

    29 Oct 2009 Reply
  • Indio1964

    El gran Combo la universidad de la Salllllllllllsa.

    14 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Pachamanca

    Classic

    28 Jul 2008 Reply
  • juan_perez

    Salsa de la buena, this is some great stuff, keep on dancing.

    11 Jul 2008 Reply
  • Sketchpad_DX

    Los mejores sin duda, los de ahora son como hormigas comparados con ellos, viva el gran combo =)

    12 Feb 2008 Reply
  • Wirmeth

    Can't help it. The music relly mooooves me!

    21 Aug 2007 Reply
  • Jeemiee

    awesome <3

    13 Aug 2007 Reply
  • manuelo13

    buenazos

    14 Mar 2007 Reply

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