Monthly Archives: April 2013

Ciro Llerena

What I thought was going to be a simple 30 minute interview turned into a 5 hour lunch, story telling, reminiscing and just a fantastic time with one of our very own living legends from the 80′s music industry. This is Ciro’s story. He  started as a DJ at age 13 when he began hanging… Read more »

Iliana Reyes

I learned my disco moves at Jimmy E’s disco at Salon Azul on 8th Street. I was there every Sunday from 1977 onward. The Miami Sound Machine, featuring Gloria Estefan and her cousin, regularly played there. The first disco song I remember was “The Hustle” by the Van McCoys. I remember that “The Hustle” was… Read more »

Armando Villorin

Armando started his clubbing days in 1977 where his first club experience was a teen Disco called In The Bush in Tropical Skating ring on Bird Road. His first adult club was the Mutiny where, even though he was underage, the resident DJ was Jorge Fleites which was a family friend. At 16, he was… Read more »