The celebrated musician, arranger/producer worked with Bobby Valentin, Willie Rosario, Gilberto Santa Rosa & other salsa greats.
Puerto Rican pianist José Lugo has died at age 56. Lugo played with salsa greats including Bobby Valentín, and was the leader of his own band, Guasábara Combo. He was an artist widely celebrated by his peers.
Salsa star Victor Manuelle, expressing his condolences on Twitter, called Lugo “one of the greatest salsa musicians, pianists, arrangers and producers of his generation.”