With Cigar Master Carlito Fuente Jr. and Tobacco Leaf Expert
Luis Alfredo Vargas of HGC
With Arnaldo Gonzalez of Flor de Gonzalez and Gilberto Oliva from Oliva
With Cigar Legend Carlos Fuente Sr.
Accompanied with friends Alexander Alvarez (left) and Miami
Mayor, Manny Diaz (right)
With Famous Cuban Musician Juan Giron
In this picture I am with Jose Temprana of San Juan y Martinez,
Cuba. It is incredible, but at age 104, Temprana is still going strong and rolling his own "Fuma" cigars. Temprana was born
on Sept 26, 1901 and this picture was taken December 10th, 2005.
In this picture I am with Legendary Cuban Musician Juan de Marcos Gonzalez from the Afro Cuban All Stars
and Buena Vista Social Club recordings and his family. Tampa, FL 4/9/2009
Here I am with famous Cuban Percussionist Jose "Pepe" Espinosa from The Afro Cuban All Stars. Tampa,
Accompanied by Two Great Cuban Cigar Masters: Ernesto Perez-Carrillo of La Gloria Cubana and Arnaldo Gonzalez
of Flor de Gonzalez
behind the rolling table with two Legendary Cuban Cigar Masters: The Gonzalez
Brothers, Eduardo and Arnaldo of Flor de Gonzalez Cigars
With Luis Vargas, Cigar Great AVO and Mr.Gonzalez
Enjoying a Cigar and a Johnnie Walker with my Dear Friend
New Orleans, August 6, 2005
At age 104 Temprana still lights up one of his freshly rolled cigars. Pictured here, he is lighting up a cigar
accompanied by my Father Ramon and Cigar Legend Eduardo Gonzalez.
With Grammy Award Winning Cuban Trumpeter, Arturo Sandoval
with Prominent Mexican American
Lobbyist Richard Sookiasian enjoying some "Serafin de Cuba's"