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1"Salsa Meets Jazz" marquee 2Woman waiting by box office - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 3"Tuffy," the gate-keeper - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 4"DESCARGAS" AT THE VILLAGE GATE (original vinyl album covers fixed to the "..Through The Years" wall - 1991, NYC) - (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 5Heading down the stairs. 6Sonny Bravo on keyboards (left) Susan Hansen on violin (center) and Tito Puente on timbales - November 18, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 7Tito Puente on timbales breaks a stick - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 8Bobby Watson on alto sax, guest soloist with Orquesta de la Luz - September 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 9Carlos "Patato" Valdes on congas - November 11, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 10Chico O'Farrill conducting his 18-piece band - "Afro-Cuban Big Band Style" October 28, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 11Paquito D'Rivera (left) on alto sax and Chico O'Farrill conducting, Mitch Frohman on flute - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 12Woman by bar. 13Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros on trumpet with the Machito Orchestra - circa 1980, Village Gate, NYC (B/w Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 14Graciela singing with Mario Bauza and His Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra - "Afro-Cuban Big Band Style" October 28, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 15David "Fathead" Newman on tenor sax, guest soloist with the Tito Nieves band - November 4, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 16Ray Barretto with some band members - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 17David Sanchez on tenor saxophone with Eddie Palimieri Orchestra - September 16, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 18Poncho Sanchez, congas and band leader - 1989, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 19Radio show host Roger Dawson (left), Jose Mangual Sr. (center) and promoter Richie Bonilla (right) - 1980, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 20Papo Vazquez on trombone and Jon Faddis on trumpet with Ray Barretto and his band - 1980, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 21Carlos "Patato" Valdes (left) and Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria right) backstage - 1989, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 22Bobby Rodriguez on bass with the Tito Puente Orchestra, an original member of the Alegre All-Stars - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 23Paquito D'Rivera (left) on alto sax and trumpeter from Hermanos Morenos - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 24Ruben Blades singing with Ray Barretto and His Band - B/W, July 1980, Village Gate, NYC (Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 25Eddie Palmieri on piano - September 16, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 26Nestor Torres on metal flute, guest soloist with Orquesta Broadway - "A Night of Flutes" October 21, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 27Jose Fajardo (left) and Dave Valentin backstage - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 28Joe Ford (left), soprano sax, and Carter Jefferson (center), tenor sax, with Fort Apache Band - September 16, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 29Andy Gonzalez (left) on bass and Jerry Gonzalez on trumpet with Fort Apache Band - September 16, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 30Waitress earning those tips. 31Bar decor - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 32Luis "Perico" Ortiz (left) on trumpet, Woody Shaw (center) on trumpet, and Steve Turre (right) on trombone - 1980, Village Gate, NYC (Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 33Woody Shaw on trumpet, guest soloist with Machito and His Orchestra - circa 1980, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 34Mario Bauza conducting his Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra - "Afro-Cuban Big Band Style" October 28, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 35Luis Bauzo with Mario Bauza and his Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra - "Afro-Cuban Big Band Style" October 28, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 36Michel Camilo on piano, guest soloist with Mongo Santamaria and His Band - March 6, 1989, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 37Julito Collazo, Willie Garcia, and Celia Cruz with Grupo Folklorico y Experimental Nuevayorquiño - circa 1975, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 38Fania All-Star Six - "An Opening Night To Remember," February 20, 1989, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 39Hilton Ruiz on piano - November 25, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 40Eddie Zervigon on flute, and Ronnie Baró, singer, Orquesta Broadway - "A Night of Flutes" October 21, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 41Rafael Ithier, pianist and leader, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico - November 18, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 42El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico - November 18, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 43Randy Brecker backstage - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 44Adela Dalto performing with Mario Bauza and His Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 45Ray Barretto on congas with his band - November 25, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 46Claudio Roditti featured on trumpet with Conjunto Libre - circa 1980, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 47Iris Chacon (dancer/entertainer) checking out the show - 1989, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 48Vesta Maxey on vibes, guest soloist with Tito Puente and His Latin-Jazz Ensemble - "A Night of Vibes" Oct. 7, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 49Machito and His Orchestra - circa 1980, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 50Music writer Tony Sabournin (right). 51Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria on congas - "A Latin-Jazz Spectacular" March 6, 1989, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 52Steve Berrios on timbales with Mongo Santamaria and His Band - November 11, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 53"El Albino Divino" Nestor Sanchez (left), singer, Ruben Blades (center), coro/vocals, unidentified (right), congas - circa 1975, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 54Bobby Porcelli on alto sax with Mongo Santamaria and His Band - November 11, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 55Jose Mangual Jr and Sr. backstage - July 1980, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 56Frank Wess on tenor sax with Jose Alberto and His Group - November 11, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 57Dancing to Orquesta Broadway - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 58Virgilio Marti with Grupo Folklorico y Experimental Nuevayorquiño - circa 1975, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 59TV show hostess working the audience - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 60Willie Colon backstage - "An Opening Night To Remember" February 20, 1989, Village Gate, NYC (Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 61Tito Nieves with his group - November 4, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 62Orquesta De La Luz - "Farewell Party" September 30, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 63Steve Turre playing conch shells - 1985, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 64Manny Oquendo on timbales with Conjunto Libre - circa 1980, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 65"El Leon de la Salsa" Oscar D'Leon, sonero, with his band - September 9, 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 66Orchestra leader and arranger Louie Ramirez (right) - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 67Dave Valentin (left) and Nestor Torres (right) on flutes - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (B/W Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 68Entrance to main club area. 69Rafael Ithier (left), Ralph Mercado (center), and Ralph Cartagena (right) by "Top of the Gate" - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II) 70Jack Hooke, series co-founder and promoter - 1991, Village Gate, NYC (Color Photo by Francisco Reyes II)
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