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Its almost as if people think that in Latin America were not hip to whats happening here.
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A lot of times you're just conditioned by what's around you.

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So that I saw music as a way of documenting realities from the urban cities of Latin America.

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So that when I came to New York again, it was, I'm not too sure right now, but it was '74 or '75. I went to Miami in '74 and then I came to New York, I think, at the end of '74.

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It doesn't make sense for me to be a lawyer in a place where there is no law.

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People are a lot smarter than anyone gives them credit for being.

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I decided we should book ourselves, so I started booking the band.

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And music was a very important part of our lives. The radio was on all day.

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But, when I was about thirteen, I began to sort of sing in my neighborhood.

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Every band had their own distinctive sound, but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models.

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I collected the 'Walking Dead' comics.

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I'm planning to retire from salsa. I'm planning to do a farewell tour.

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In those days the big U.S. labels didn't have any particular interest in the Latin market.

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Yes, I was going to law school and it was closed in '69.

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I really think that music itself, being one of the greatest possible vehicles for mass communication, should be probed to its extremes, to see how effective it can actually become, which is one of the reasons why I became also interested in presenting political points of view.

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There was a lot of stuff happening in Havana that was being heard and appreciated by New Orleans musicians because of this situation. And vice versa.

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