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Roberto Blades

Amazon.com, Inc.

HQ Phone: (206) 266-1000

Amazon.com, Inc.

410 Terry Avenue North

Seattle, Washington 98109

United States

Company Description

Amazon.com, Inc. (Amazon.com) operates retail Websites and offers programs that enable third parties to sell products on its Websites. The Company's retail Websites include www.amazon.com, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.co.jp, www ... more

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Founder
Gloria

Founder
Inmensidad

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Once upon a time, Panamanian songwriter Roberto Blades wanted to be an Air Force pilot.But as fate would have it, he opted to go into music and, in some ways, is still flying high.
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Tough luck for the U.S. Air Force turned into an opportunity in music for Blades.Through hard work and discipline he became one of the most sought-after songwriters in Latin music of the past decade."I didn't pursue music; it pursued me, Blades insists, remembering the time when a music teacher from Tallahassee met with his parents, telling them he could learn more in a day than most students could in a year.
By 1981, Blades teamed up with other talented musicians in Miami to form the hardcore salsa group Inmensidad.The band was signed by premier tropical/salsa label Fania, which then offered Blades a contract, where he remained for 10 years, writing several hit songs, including the classic "Lagrimas."
One of Blades' most unique characteristics is the way he composes new songs; he simply hears the song in his head as if he was listening to the radio - lyrics, melody, instrumentation, and arrangement.
In 1992 Blades signed with Emilio Estefan Enterprises as a writer and producer, which led to two Grammys: one as songwriter of Marc Anthony's hit "Dimelo (I Need To Know)" and the other as producer of Gloria Estefan's "Alma Caribena."He was also named BMI's Songwriter of the Year at the 2001 Latin Awards in Los Angeles.
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Notable personnel to emerge from Inmensidad included singer / composer Roberto Blades (Rubén's younger brother) and timbalero Alex León (his brother Alvaro played bongo with the band).


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Notable personnel to emerge from Inmensidad included singer / composer Roberto Blades (Rubén's younger brother) and timbalero Alex León (his brother Alvaro played bongo with the band).


Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company, Inc. Business Information, Profile, and History - Films, Television, and Film

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The Cherry Casa unit signed its first Latin songwriter and producer, Roberto Blades, in May 2003. Grammy winner and frequent nominee, Blades had earned songwriting credits for seven number one Latin singles, including Marc Anthony's hits, "Dimelo (I Need to Know)" and "Muy Dentro de Mi (You Sang to Me)".

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Blades had also worked with Gloria and Emilio Estefan, among other Latin artists.


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Notable personnel to emerge from Inmensidad included singer / composer Roberto Blades (Rubén's younger brother) and timbalero Alex León (his brother Alvaro played bongo with the band).

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