For more than fifty years, the legendary Celia Cruz delighted us with her talent, happiness and unmistakable voice. Her musical legacy along with her distinct voice travels daily throughout all continents of the world through hundreds of recordings that she popularized during her unprecedented career; furthermore her rhythm is timeless. Definitely, her music goes on and keeps inspiring and pleasing fans all over the world that are still long for seeing her back. Celia Cruz All Stars was created with a group of young, talented musicians that gathered together to pay a tribute to the hits that the Guarachera de Cuba immortalized.
With her music, Celia not only transcended geographic boundaries but also idiomatic barriers, and gave the world hundreds of songs for living, remembering, and “guarachar.” Celia Cruz All Stars brings back to life part of modern and classic Queen of Salsa’s repertory. Songs like “La Negra Tiene Tumbao”, “Quimbara”, “Usted Abusó”, “La Vida Es Un Carnaval”, “Bemba Colora”, among others, are coming back to remember and honor one of the most influential artists of all times. More than music, this group contributes to “Celia Cruz Foundation,” which grants musical scholarships to needy children.
The members of Celia Cruz All Stars are Luis “Papo” Márquez, musical director and 1St trumpet; Pepe Montes, piano; Daniel Stable, (bass); Raúl Rodríguez, 2nd trumpet; Braily Ramos, trombone; José González, baritone sax; Raymer Olalde, timbal, Dannys “ Papacho” Savon, congas; Erick Castaneda, bongos; Anthony Columbie, background vocals; Lissete Morales, singer.
The Queen of Salsa carried her title with class and distinction. Her powerful voice and electrifying rhythm garnered more than 100 worldwide recognitions, multiple platinum and gold records, three GRAMMY® awards and four Latin GRAMMY® awards, a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, a recognition from the National Endowment for the arts as well as a Doctorate in music from the universities of Yale, University of Miami and Florida International University. Her boundless enthusiasm, genuine warmth, and deep-seated humanitarianism made Celia Cruz the music industry’s most accomplished and revered performer, and the world's most notable ambassador of Hispanic culture.
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