Cortijo y Su Combo

Bueno, Y Qué...? [Rumba]

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Just one of the many memorable recordings by this landmark Puerto Rican group, Bueno, Y Qué... features Rafael Cortijo, Ismael Rivera, and arranger Rogelio "Kito" Vélez bringing raw energy to timeless renditions of their most notorious material. "Perfume de Rosas," "Tuntuneco," "Parece Mentira," "Mañana es Domingo," and "Ramona" are moments that would serve as fodder for future Puerto Rico salsa bands, but remain here unmatched in vitality. The group's sassy, uncompromising chemistry has never been surpassed; Ismael Rivera continues to establish himself as the most influential improvisational singer in history. Essential music for those who follow the development of Puerto Rican popular music; this group was has a solidly established place in its history.

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