Dubbed "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million albums.
"His is the music of America. He sang the songs of the people he loved, of a young nation growing strong. His was an America of glistening rails, thundering boxcars, and rain-swept night, of lonesome prairies, great mountains and a high blue sky. He sang of the bayous and the cornfields, the wheated
Born in the South Bronx, to Puertorrican descent, Willie Colón stands as an icon of Salsa Music and the Nuyorican culture.
The singer, trombonist and producer recorded his first album at the age of 16 with Fania Records (the Motown of Salsa). His main singer was the legendary Héctor Lavoe.