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  • Tito Puente Jr.

    Tito Puente Jr.

      The comparison is inevitable. How could it be otherwise? Tito Puente Jr. carries his father with him – imprinted on his physical being and locked in his soul. It’s in his looks, his joy, and his music. Tito, Jr. is on a passionate mission. The younger Puente is determined to nurture the musical legacy left by his father. He refuses to let his father become a distant memory. “He was just too vibrant, too exciting. There was magic in […]

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  • Alfredo De La Fé

    Alfredo De La Fé

    Alfredo De La Fé is a Cuban-born and New York-based violinist that lived in Colombia for more than 16 years, responsible for transforming the violin into an important sound of Salsa and Latin music. The first solo violinist to perform with a Salsa orchestra, De La Fe has toured the world more than thirty times, appearing in concert and participating in more than one hundred albums by such top-ranked Latin artists as Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Jose Alberto […]

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  • DJ Nelson Torres – New York

    DJ Nelson Torres – New York

    A native New Yorker, of Puerto Rican descent, Nelson has been a DJ for over 20 years. While he is knowledgeable in various genres of music, it is his skill of programming salsa that has earned him international recognition. Nelson is grateful to have had the pleasure of DJing for dancers across the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. In New York City he has worked at some of the most popular nightclubs as well as the live radio broadcast from […]

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  • Washington Revelo aka DJ New York – Houston

    Washington Revelo aka DJ New York – Houston

    Washington Revelo, AKA DJ New York, has been a staple of Houston’s nightlife for for over 8 years. With residencies at local hotspots like Crush Roof Top & Hughes Hangar, as well as opening slots for Prince Royce, Romeo Santos & Drake, Washington has been garnering enthusiastic audience response and critical praise for his New York-styled Tropical music sets. Raised in the vibrant & eclectic borough of Queens, Washington brings his appreciation and deep understanding of music to bear in […]

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Our Story

It started as an idea between friends, bringing a congress to Texas where at the time Texas had no active congress in the entire state. A congress that would showcase Texas Salsa talent, bring awareness of salsa to the community and raise money for scholarships. Together David Melendez and Ruby Rivera worked hard and in January 2004, the Texas Salsa Congress was born.

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