A report on Monguito

Cuban vocalist, bandleader, producer and composer.

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Johnny Pacheco

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Dominican musician, arranger, composer, bandleader, and record producer who in the 1970s became one of the leading exponents of salsa as well in the late 1950s called the pachanga, a blend of Cuban rhythms and Dominican merengue, which propelled him to worldwide fame and had an important role in the evolution of Latin music.

Dominican musician, arranger, composer, bandleader, and record producer who in the 1970s became one of the leading exponents of salsa as well in the late 1950s called the pachanga, a blend of Cuban rhythms and Dominican merengue, which propelled him to worldwide fame and had an important role in the evolution of Latin music.

In 1965, Pacheco recorded three albums, two of which featured Monguito el Único as lead vocalist: Pacheco at the N.Y. World's Fair and Pacheco te invita a bailar.

Fania All-Stars in Venezuela, 1980

Fania All-Stars

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Musical group formed in 1968 as a showcase for the musicians on Fania Records, the leading salsa music record label of the time.

Musical group formed in 1968 as a showcase for the musicians on Fania Records, the leading salsa music record label of the time.

Fania All-Stars in Venezuela, 1980

Band Leaders: Ray Barretto, Joe Bataan, Willie Colon, Larry Harlow, Monguito, Johnny Pacheco, Louie Ramirez, Ralph Robles, Mongo Santamaria, and Bobby Valentin.

Afro-Cubans

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Afro-Cubans or Black Cubans are Cubans of West African ancestry.

Afro-Cubans or Black Cubans are Cubans of West African ancestry.

Santería icons at an open place of worship in Havana. Santería is a syncretism practiced by many Afro-Cubans

Ramón "Monguito el Único" Sardiñas Quián — singer