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Like Latin Music and Michael Jackson? You are going to like this!

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

If you are reading this blog, you probably like Latin music. Do you know who Michael Jackson is? I bet you do, and you are likely to know some of his songs. But how do the two connect together? You are going to find out in a minute.

Tony Succar, a long-time fan of Michael Jackson and a musician, has joined forces with top-notch Latin musicians to create an homage album to a Jackson. What began as an ambitious kickstarter project, is now becoming a complete music album, covering many of Jackson’s songs with Salsa feeling and Latin style.

Tony Sucar

Tony’s dream is to reach many people with Jackon’s message of Unity and peace.

You may be surprised to find out that the whole project began without any funding nor connections. Two years forward, the album is nearly complete with artists like Tito Nieves, La India participating, as well as many other recognized named in the Latin music industry. In Tony’s own words – “It’s amazing how all of this happened, it was like a movie! I didn’t have the funds to do it, nor the connections, the people…”.

Tito Nieves

Tito Nieves, singing while recording the “Unity” album

Watch the Trailer, Get Inspired

Anticipating the full album release, you can get a little taste of the creative process in the official trailer:

Final words

We hope you enjoyed the introduction with this exciting project. “Unity” is still very young, and I am sure the talented people behind the album will continue to create for us amazing beats we can enjoy on the dance floor. We will keep updating you about this project and the upcoming album release.

You can learn more about the project by visiting the official blog:

Do you like the idea of giving a Latin twist to Jackson music? Do you find this project exciting? Leave a comment and let us know!

Percussion Section of “Unity”: playing Timables, Congas, Güiro and a Bell

La India, Singing during the production of Unity

Horn Section of “Unity”, featuring two trumpets and two trombones