Cuco Valoy (1937 Manoguayabo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican musician of Cuban salsa music, Cuban son, son montuno and merengue. Study music theory at the National Conservatory of Music, formed with his younger brother Martin Valoy a duet solo, which soon became popular in presentations and serenades, playing hits from artists of the time. [br][br] In the mid-50s Cuco changed repertoire from Duo to sones montunos, the with name “Los Ahijados”, in line with Los Compadres of Cuba. [br] Cuco was the lead singer and guitarist of this feeling Dominican. This orchestra was playing Afro-Cuban music and was the first of its kind to emerge in the Dominican Republic. [br][br] Also Valoy obtained the knowledge to give their children a musical education. His greatest desire was to make the music a family business. His dream came true because throughout his career his family has been active in musical productions, especially his son Ramon Orlando. [br][br] In the 70’s, Cuco formed the group “Los Virtuosos”, in which his son joined Ramón Orlando, who would soon become one of the young teachers of Dominican music. Cuco and his band had the flexibility to play various rhythms: merengue, salsa, cumbia, son montuno, bolero, pop, cha-cha-cha. Cuco Valoy is a talented musician who plays a variety of instruments including guitar stand, piano and bass. Valoy also a percussionist, specializing in the drum, an instrument essential Afro-Dominican merengue.