Musical travels and small worlds

In May of this year I spent a few days in New York. Although I was disappointed that I missed seeing my all-time favourite salsa dura musician Eddie Palmieri by one day,  I was pleased to discover that a great Venezuelan timbales player, Luisito Quintero, was performing at the same venue, Subrosa, on the evening of my … Read more

Style: men’s fashion and originality

Here are some pictures of José that I took yesterday in London when I bumped into him at an outdoor dance event. I’ve seen José around the British salsa scene for decades; like me he is a veteran salsero! Originally from Sierra Leone but London based, he is always impeccably dressed. He designs his own … Read more