El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, oftentimes known simply as El Gran Combo, is a Puerto Rican Salsa music orchestra that was founded in 1962 by musical director Rafael Ithier. It is one of Puerto Rico's most successful music groups and one of the most popular salsa orchestras in Latin America. The group received the moniker La Universidad de la Salsa (The University of Salsa) in Colombia, because of the sheer number of famous salsa musicians and singers who developed their careers by playing in the band.
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