Pedro Conga y Su Orquesta Internacional

Cantando Axel Martínez

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This is Pedro Conga's middle period, prior to his long-running years with the Musical Productions label. This LP is of additional importance: the first association of longtime singer/composer Axel Martínez with the bandleader. Martínez's great skill as a songwriter is put to considerable use in self-penned tunes like "El Camino Equivocado," "Equivocada," and "Rey el Chino" (co-composed with vocalist Enrique de Jesus). Martínez is also a deft interpreter, bringing nuance and feeling to the repertoire. In a way, he was establishing the formula that would work with great success with the band over the years to come. A great stepping stone for this organization.