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Description: El Gran Combo is a Puerto Rican Salsa music orchestra based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is Puerto Rico's most successful musical group, and is considered "the most popular Salsa group that has ever existed". The group received the moniker La Universidad de la Salsa (The University of Salsa) in Colombia, due to the sheer number of famous salsa musicians and singers who developed their careers with it, who started with the group, or who were occasionally backed up by the band. Few emsembles have lasted half a century maintaining its unchanged identity.