Sixto “Paíto” Salgado history dates back to 1939, when he was born in Flamenco, a village of northern Colombia, in a region imbued with the African tradition, despite having the presence of Indians of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. With nearly 60 years of musical experience, Paíto is a minstrel of Colombian music and a famous performer of the Gaita. His presentations have been carried out in major Colombian cities and internationally in France and Brazil.
Genre: Traditional Gaita Music
Song : “La Promesa” is a song that Sixto “Paíto” Salgado has composed to denounce the attitude of Colombian politicians that are coming to local villages full of promises they will not keep.
Hometown : Isla Grande (Bolivar-Colombia)
Directed by Pierre Friquet
Sound engineer: Gabriel Bocanegra
Sound Mix: Jera Cravo
Coordination: Ana M. Cárdenas
Music Research: Ons Barnat