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Josean Rivera new production Fino Soneo ...Elegante Cantar to be release March 1st

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Salsaneo Records to release Josean Rivera new production “Fino Soneo…Elegante Cantar”

Salsaneo Records will release Josean Rivera “Fino Soneo, Elegante Cantar” his 5th solo release on March 1st on all digital platforms, his third release under Salsaneo Records, after a successful production “Esto no Es Secreto, Rivera expands is range delivering is brand of “Sonero” style of improvisation that he is known for as well as “salsa romantica” with the same power and force we are used to here from him.. This production includes compositions by the late Raphy Leavitt, Gloria Gonzalez, Nandy LaFontaine, Johnny Vega, Victor Garcia, Pedro Jesus and Josean Rivera himself.

“Se acaban y No Las Pruebo ” is the name of the first single from this production, the song was composed and arranged by Victor Garcia who sings the song with Josean.

"Esto No Es Secreto" his second release for Salsaneo records was released in 2021, while "Un Sonero Para El Pueblo" his 1st production for Salsaneo was released in 2019 and received great support by the salsa scene worldwide, bringing him to new audiences abroad.


The production will be released in digital format followed shortly by CD and Vinyl formats

The vinyl release will be in a limited-edition colored vinyl.


Josean Rivera was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. He showed interest in music and the timbal at a very young age. At 15 he discovers his thru passion, singing. At 16 he meets Jose M. Torres (Pollo) and Jerry Rivas conga player and lead singer of El Gran Combo who given him the opportunity to get on stage and sing with them whenever they coincided at a El Gran Combo presentation.

In 1999 Josean joins Raphy Leavitt singing the songs that had been made popular by Tony Vega like, Cosquillita, Sheila Taina, El Picaflor among others. His participation with La Selecta ended in February 2002, when Rivera leaves Puerto Rico to pursue work opportunities in the US.

Josean Rivera has accompanied singers Tony Vega, Luisito Carrion, Herman Olivera, Tito Rojas, Andy Montanez among others.

In 2012 he joins Rafi Marrero and records 2 productions, “Realizacion De Un Sueño” and “Intenacional”, in which he recorded the songs “Amor Infiel, La Fibrosa, Mi Ritmo Afincao, Una Voz Llamada Charlie a tribute to Charlie Aponte and "Otra Cunita Blanca" a homage to Maestro Raphy Leavitt”.


In September 2016 Rivera makes the decision of creating his own project. To this day he recorded two productions, “A Ponerla En La China” and “El Nuevo Amolador”, Among the composers we have Mike Amadeo, Angel Santos Jr, Charlie Donato and Nandy Lafontaine. Some of the most notable song are “Pablito", "La Voz De La Experiencia", "Soy Guarachero", "Juancito", "Juguete No Quiero Ser" and "Tus Ojos Verdes” which received great reviews and popularity in the salsa scene. The arrangers for these projects where Cesar Hijar, Carlitos Garcia, Victor Romero y Kevin Pagan.



For info and booking of Josean Rivera please contact Salsaneo Records at


Steve Guasch

Salsaneo Records



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