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Bill Tilford recaps the Chicago International Salsa Congress

Bill Tilford recaps the Chicago International Salsa Congress

I mentioned earlier that the number 13 did find a place to assert itself, and this happened in the live music area. Snowstorms kept Ray de la Paz away from Chicago, but his backing band appeared and did a servicable set with a capable substitution play that included Nabori's Robert Figueroa on vocals. The Cachao Mambo All Stars performance was marred by some apparent backstage miscues and some sound system issues. They did ultimately play, but this was probably not the best introduction of them to new listeners. Mimi Ibarra 's set was very energetic, but again, some sound issues. Things started to come together with the Moncho Rivera set, and the last band, Porfi Baloa y sus Adolescentes , was clicking on all cylinders. I am discussing this at some length with some reluctance, but this needs to be aired out because it so often happens at other events. The production values...

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