El Gran Combo, is a Puerto Rican Salsa music orchestra. It is the king of the classic Salsa rhythem and a source of pride for all Puerto Ricans. El Gran Combo has a reputation as a powerful live band, and its extraordinary choreography inspires spontaneous dance fever. El Gran Combo is Puerto Rico's most successful musical group, and is considered the "most popular Salsa group that ever existed." Led by pianist and musical director Rafeal Ithier, the 13-piece salsa group continues to inspire dancers with its horn-punctuated Latin rhythms and lush vocal harmonies, five decades after their inception.

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