Feliz Navidad from Héctor Lavoe and Willie Colon

Asalto Navideno
Here’s a bit of a retro Christmas treat, NYC salsa-style. Above is a simply great, and extraordinarily well-dressed, 1973 performance of “Aires de Navidad,” from Willie Colon‘s seminal Christmas album, Asalto Navideño.

Among the many salsa luminaries accompanying Willie in this clip are the late and legendary singer Héctor Lavoe, and “The King of the Cuatro,” Yomo Toro.

If you head to Willie’s or Hector’s PeekYou profiles, via the links above, you’ll find ways to listen to and purchase many of their indispensable recordings. We highly recommend doing so.