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  • n. An improvising lead singer in salsa music


From Spanish sonero (Wiktionary)


  • On Saturday, the great Cuban sonero (i.e., singer)

    LA Weekly | Complete Issue

  • No matter how many rhythmic or stylistic accents it manages at once, this music breathes organically, with slinky, propulsive beats supporting Conde's simple melodies and pleasantly low-key vocals -- rather than pile up flashy variations on a simple framework like a showboating sonero, he puts his faith in the strength of his songs.

    Chicago Reader

  • Cuban sonero and composer Ignacio PiƱeiro founded Sexteto Nacional as Columbia Records 'answer to RCA Victor's popular Sexteto Habanero, later adding a 7th member and so defining the classic septet sound.

    World Music Central


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