Henry Stone Music

“Henry Stone, Father of Real Miami Sound,” Says Miami Herald (1995)

A Half Century of Hits from Father of Real Miami Sound by Fernando Gonzalez Herald Pop Music Critic Henry Stone swivels in his chair as the music blares from the speakers. He is excited. Tito Puente Jr. is doing a Latin-techno-hip-hop-disco version of his father’s classic Oye Como Va, and Stone wonders if this could […]

The Story Behind Henry Stone and Ray Charles

Henry Stone: My first studio here in Miami was back in 1948 or ’49 on Flagler street, first little funky studio. Actually it was the warehouse for my first distributing company where I had a piano and a tape machine in the back Jacob Katel: Who’d you record there? Henry Stone: A guy by the […]