Fulton Avenue and Crotona Park
Bronx, New York

A legend of Latin music, Johnny Pacheco has been recording, producing and writing songs for almost half a century. Hes worked with everyone from Celia Cruz and Tito Puente to David Byrne and Stevie Wonder.

As a young man he launched the pachanga dance craze in Latin America, then co-founded Fania records, which would become one of the most important salsa labels in the world. Still a lively entertainer, Johnny Pacheco is a vital link to the deep traditions of Salsa and Latin music.

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Added by sammysoul on July 12, 2006

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