Ignacio Piñeiro

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    Échale Salsita (Son)Ignacio Piñeiro
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    Canto a la Vueltabajera (Guajira)Ignacio Piñeiro
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    Esas No Son Cubanas (Son)Ignacio Piñeiro
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    Suavecito (Son)Ignacio Piñeiro
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    Mayeya No Juegues Con los Santos (Son)Ignacio Piñeiro

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        Ignacio Pi+¦eiro is one of the founding fathers of Cuban music. The leader of Septeto Nacional, a group he founded in 1927, Pi+¦eiro was one of the first bandleaders to add the trumpet to the traditional instrumentation of son, the Cuban dance style that evolved into mambo, salsa, and Latin jazz. According to many historians, Pi+¦eiro was the first to mention "salsa" in a song when he recorded Echale Salsita in 1933. Although most of the musicians in the original lineup of Septe... Read more

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