February 19, 2006


Who dat iz?
I know who dat iz not!
Ray Barretto -- R.I.P.
Latin, Grammy-winning jazz percussionist died Friday in Hackensack at 76. Last month was named one of the National Endowment for the Arts' Jazz Masters of 2006. Check out salsa recording "Ricanstruction" circa late 70's!!
Since the 50's, he played with Tito Puente's band, Cannonball Adderley, Cal Tjader and Dizzy Gillespie.

--bro bruce
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