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After his impressive numbers Ran Kan Kan , a tribute to Tito Puente and Tocale La Moña, vocalist Edwin “El Calvito” Reyes returns with a surprise, this time, a tribute to one of his idols: Pete "The Count" Rodriguez. This is how they called Al Conde, a number that featured the musical production of Pablo “Chino” Nuñez, demonstrates the category of El Calvito. His phrasings and sense of the key flow to him.
Undoubtedly, one of the most influential Salsa of the current Salsa. Edwin Reyes "El Calvito" has always been a pillar of motivation for each of the Latin celebrations inside or outside the United States Army, and even more with his unparalleled passion for music, his roots and his people.
Born on April 19, 1974, he had his childhood and graduated from the Superior Vocational School of his beloved Trujillo Alto in May of 1992. Then he graduated with studies in Tele-Communication at the University of the Sacred Heart of Puerto Rico.
music has been his passion. Edwin continued to show his leadership and passion for music, and already in 1993, in his town of Trujillo Alto, Edwin, he began to make himself known to PLENA, keeping our culture and tradition alive. In the year 1996, Edwin joined the US Army and began playing and singing salsa, all thanks to Mr. Victor París and Mr. Godreau "Papo Salsa" who offered him the first opportunity to share his talent with the community of Hinesville, Ga in 1996. Since then, "El Calvito" has been interpreting all genres of Latin music in the United States for over 22 years; Never leaving behind its origin, nor its vision.
The one from Trujillo Alto, who was most recently invited to vocalize Borinquén De Pie by Eduardo Zayas & his SZ Banda, has a worthy musical record with appearances in Asia and the Middle East. In the same way, he was vocalist for the legend Larry Harlow and, more recently, for the Julio Badillo Orchestra and its Salsa Stars. She was also a chorus girl of greats like Paquito Acosta, Hector Tricoche, Paquito Guzmán.
Edwin “El Calvito” Reyes – Asi Llamaban Al Conde