2003 release from major Colombian tropical act formed by Jairo Varela, joined by pianist Nicolas Cristanelo, bassist Francisco Garcia, sax player Ali Garces, trombonist Alexis Lozano, percussionist Luis Pacheco, singers Jorge Bassam, and Hector Viveros. The group participated in a salsa festival at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1986. Grupo Niche's new lineup debuted in 1987, touring Europe for the first time in 1989. A year later, Puerto Rican singer Tito Gomez decided to leave the band, being replaced by Colombian Carlos Alberto Cardona. During the '90s, Grupo Niche turned to romantic lyrics, leaving behind their traditional songs based on social issues.