Andy Montanes

Andy Montanes

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The Spanish influence on the music of the Caribbean is reflected in the sound of Puerto Rican vocalist Andy Monta+¦ez. Singing in a plaintive, high nasal tone, Monta+¦ez continues to expand on the musical traditions that originated among Hispanic farmers in the hills of Puerto Rico. Initially attracting attention as lead singer of El Gran Combo in 1961, Monta+¦ez remained with the group for 15 years. Accepting an invitation to become co-leader of a Venezuela-based band, Dimensi'... Read more

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