HECTOR LAVOE

Afro-Cuban Jazz • Puerto Rico
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LaVoe was born Hector Juan Perez, on September 30th, 1946 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. "El Cantante De Los Cantantes", as he is affectionately known, came to New York at age 17 with the dream of making it big. With no formal singing training this skinny kid from Barrio San Antonio in Ponce, caught the ear of Johnny Pacheco. Pacheco was amazed at the raw talent this young kid had. Because Pacheco already had a singer (Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez) and during those times you only needed one singer. Lavoe only sang sparingly on weekend gigs.

Later Pacheco, who at this time began to recruit musicians and singers for his new Fania label, introduced to Lavoe a young talented trombonist who was in need of a singer. This gifted trombonist was Willie Colón. Colón was in the process of a new recording with Al Santiago's Alegre label when Pacheco saw the potential
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HECTOR LAVOE La Voz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
La Voz
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1975
HECTOR LAVOE De Ti Depende album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
De Ti Depende
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1976
HECTOR LAVOE Comedia album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Comedia
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1978
HECTOR LAVOE Recordando a Felipe Pirela album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Recordando a Felipe Pirela
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1979
HECTOR LAVOE Hector , Yomo  Y Daniel : Feliz Navidad album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hector , Yomo Y Daniel : Feliz Navidad
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1979
HECTOR LAVOE El Sabio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
El Sabio
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1980
HECTOR LAVOE Que Sentimiento album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Que Sentimiento
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1981
HECTOR LAVOE Revento album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Revento
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1985
HECTOR LAVOE Strikes Back album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Strikes Back
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1987

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Live
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1997

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HECTOR LAVOE Hector's Gold album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hector's Gold
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1992
HECTOR LAVOE Legends of Salsa , Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Legends of Salsa , Volume 1
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1993
HECTOR LAVOE Legends of Salsa , Volume 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Legends of Salsa , Volume 2
Afro-Cuban Jazz 1994
HECTOR LAVOE El Cantante album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
El Cantante
Afro-Cuban Jazz 2001

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