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Cortijo

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Cortijo

Cortijo has been played on NTS in shows including guests, featured first on 20 January 2018. Songs played include Yo No Bailo Con Juana.

Rafael Cortijo (Santurce , Puerto Rico, December 11, 1928 - October 3, 1982) was a Puerto Rican salsa, bomba and plena percussionist and bandleader.

Cortijo Y Su Combo had a style in which the orchestra played music spontaneously and avoided major orchestras routines. The Cortijo orchestra played standing up and dancing on stage. Their arrangements were simple and served as the basis for improvisations of the musicians. They could compete with major orchestras of the time such as Machito , Tito Rodriguez…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Yo No Bailo Con Juana
Cortijo, Kako Y Sus Tambores
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Yo No Bailo Con Juana
Cortijo, Kako Y Sus TamboresAnsonia0
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