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October 2022 #4 - Top 40 for Latin American Influence PORFI BALOA - 20 AÑOS LA HISTORIA - DELETE Ft. EL MONTUNO (video)
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February 2022 #5 - Top 40 for Latin American Influence PORFI BALOA - 20 AÑOS LA HISTORIA - DELETE Ft. EL MONTUNO (video)
SANTO DOMINGO.- El joven salsero dominicano, José Luis Chapman, artísticamente conocido como "El Montuno", participará en el disco en vivo para conmemorar los 20 años de carrera artística del venezolano "Porfi" Baloa. En la producción, que estará a la venta en el primer trimestre de este año bajo el sello Sonográfica, actuarán estrellas de la música latina como Oscar D' León, Charlie Cardona, "Memo" Morales, Wladimir Lozano, Marcial Isturiz, Steven Damián, Rodrigo Mendoza, entre otros. La entrega estará conformada por dos discos compactos y un DVD con los éxitos más emblemáticos del artista venezolano. El Montuno es el más reciente de los talentos descubiertos por Porfi Baloa, con quien co-produce su primer álbum musical denominado "Salsa Orgánica", bajo el sello Porfi Music, y que se espera estará concluido por completo y disponible en el mercado nacional en este año 2015. De esta producción, ha tenido muy buena recepción en la comunidad salsera nacional e internacional los primeros sencillos publicados "No eres tú" y "Desacato", composiciones del artista dominicano y música del maestro venezolano. more
Jose Luis Chapman A.K.A. “El Montuno” of Dominican origin born in Pennsylvania and raised in the Dominican Republic. From a very young age showed artistic concern since he comes from an artistic family. Both his grandfather and his father sang and played the bass, This last came to belong to the most important musical groups of the Dominican Republic in his days such as Johnny Ventura, Félix Del Rosario, Primitivo Santos, Grupo Maniel among others. Montuno grew up exposed to many musical genres, Admiring and being influenced by artists such as Michael Jackson, Oscar D’León, Johnny Ventura, Ismael Rivera, El Conde, Dimension Latina, Johnny Pacheco. But it was in 2003 when he makes his dream come true when he got to see his great idol, Oscar D’León at the Copacabana in New York City and in an act of daring, His friends, Lift him up to the stage, To his great surprise, D’León was receptive and gave him the opportunity to sing. It is there where he has his first experience as a singer before a large audience. From that night,Montuno became a face that always appeared in the presentations of D’leon and would serve as his “bandboy” whenever he passed through New York. “This is a gesture that I will always be grateful to my great idol”, He says with typical eyes of children coming to a toy store for the first time. It will take a few years of restlessness and persistence but his desire to be part of the artistic firmament was emerging and carried him to meet another of his inspirations, Porfi Baloa, who was performing in the city of Miami. The chemistry between Maestro Baloa and Montuno was immediate, both musically and personally. This connection makes Baloa take him to Venezuela aware of his talent and produced him an album under his label Porfi Music. In this musical production Baloa has created a new sound matching the personality and vocal capabilities of his new salsa crop. Both maestro Baloa and Montuno hope that this project is of your taste and that you enjoy it as much as they enjoyed it while they cooked this succulent musical dish. Be the jury, but above all…enjoy the proposal from head to toes.