Review: Javier Fernandez Big Band “Dos Soneros (Feat. Pupy Cantor & Rico Walker)”

The External Classic
Javier Fernandez Big Band
Released: Mar 29, 2014
℗ 2014 Javier Fernández

It is my pleasure to add Javier Fernandez Big Band to our family of artists. Wow! are you going to love this new CD entitled “The Eternal Classic” which takes you back to the Big Band Palladium era. With 8 swingin’ tracks and one bolero which feature’s a cast of super vocalists such as Pupy Cantor, Rico Walker,Jerry Medina,Pedro Brull, Primi Cruz, Papo Sánchez, Zayra Pola Ocasio, NG2 and the sexy voice of Nahyra Pérez. This is the total package and you should all make it a point to add this gem to your Salsa Collection and for all you DJs out there a HUGE DJ ALERT!

The track I’m featuring is one of several favorites of mine “Dos Soneros which features Pupi Cantor and Rico Walker on vocals. These two cats blow this track up with sizzling energy para todos los bailadores. This CD can be purchased by clicking on the Itunes widget below.

Salsa Big Band para el bailador!

Javier Fernández, Puerto Rican pianist and arranger with vast experience in popular dance music, has been member of some of the best orchestras in Puerto Rico, including the one of Maestro Willie Rosario. In 1980 he began his work as arranger alongside such prominent figures as Ray Santos, Bobby Valentin, Jorge Millet and others. From his beginnings he created a style based on dense and aggressive orchestrations, drawing the attention of many producers and band leaders requesting his services for their recordings. Some of his most popular works are: “Cuando se canta bonito” (Willie Rosario), “No te vayas todavía” (Orquesta Mulenze), “La Cuica” (Orquesta La Selecta), “Noemi” (Orquesta La Terrífica), “Pensando en ti” (Gilberto Santarosa), “Maldita Suerte” (Victor Manuelle), “Alivia mis Penas” (Jose Lugo-Guasábara).
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