JERRY GONZÁLEZ

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Jerry González (June 5, 1949 – October 1, 2018) was an American bandleader, trumpeter and percussionist of Puerto Rican descent. Together with his brother, bassist Andy González, he played an important role in the development of Latin jazz during the late 20th century. During the 1970s, both played alongside Eddie Palmieri and in Manny Oquendo's Conjunto Libre, and from 1980 to 2018 they directed The Fort Apache Band. From 2000 to 2018, Jerry González resided in Madrid, where he fronted Los Piratas del Flamenco and El Comando de la Clave. In October 2018, he died of a heart attack after a fire in his home in Madrid.

Jerry González was born in 1949 in Manhattan, on 158th Street and 3rd Avenue, and moved to the Edenwald Houses in the Eastchester section of the Bronx at the age of 4. He was raised in a strong musical atmosphere, with the strains of
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Ya Yo Me CureYa Yo Me Cure
Sunnyside 1995
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Jerry Gonzalez y El Comando de la ClaveJerry Gonzalez y El Comando de la Clave
Sunnyside Communicat 2011
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JERRY GONZÁLEZ Ya Yo Me Curé album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ya Yo Me Curé
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1980
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Rumba Para Monk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rumba Para Monk
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1989
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Earthdance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Earthdance
Hard Bop 1990
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Moliendo Café album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moliendo Café
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1991
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Crossroads album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Crossroads
Hard Bop 1994
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Pensativo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pensativo
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1995
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Y Los Piratas Del Flamenco album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Y Los Piratas Del Flamenco
Latin Jazz 2002
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Jerry Gonzalez & Federico Lechner : A Primera Vista album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jerry Gonzalez & Federico Lechner : A Primera Vista
Hard Bop 2002
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Rumba Buhaina album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rumba Buhaina
Afro-Cuban Jazz 2005
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Music for Big Band (with Miguel Blanco) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music for Big Band (with Miguel Blanco)
Afro-Cuban Jazz 2006
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Avísale A Mi Contrario Que Aquí Estoy Yo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Avísale A Mi Contrario Que Aquí Estoy Yo
Latin Jazz 2010
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Jerry Gonzalez Y El Comando De La Clave album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jerry Gonzalez Y El Comando De La Clave
Afro-Cuban Jazz 2011
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Jerry González & Miguel Blanco Big Band :  A Tribute to the Fort Apache Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jerry González & Miguel Blanco Big Band : A Tribute to the Fort Apache Band
Afro-Cuban Jazz 2014

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JERRY GONZÁLEZ The River Is Deep album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The River Is Deep
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1983
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Obatalà album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Obatalà
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1989
JERRY GONZÁLEZ Fire Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fire Dance
Hard Bop 1996

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