A report on Pachanga

Salsa dancers performing a shine

Genre of music which is described as a mixture of son montuno and merengue and has an accompanying signature style of dance.

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Salsa dancers performing a shine

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List of Caribbean music genres

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Caribbean music genres are diverse.

Caribbean music genres are diverse.

Harry Belafonte, a Jamaican-American pop-calypso singer

Pachanga

Salsa training in Ecuador

Salsa (dance)

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Latin dance, associated with the music genre of the same name, which was first popularized in the United States in the 1960s in New York City.

Latin dance, associated with the music genre of the same name, which was first popularized in the United States in the 1960s in New York City.

Salsa training in Ecuador
Students from Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico City perform at Culture Week
Dancing Salsa in Mexico
International Salsa Congress, 2004 at Bangalore
Basic step for LA style, with leader's steps in blue
Salsa show dancing

Salsa is an amalgamation of Cuban dances, such as mambo, pachanga and rumba, as well as American dances such as swing and tap.

Genie Pace

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American jazz and pop singer of the late 1950s and early 1960s.

American jazz and pop singer of the late 1950s and early 1960s.

In 1960 she released the single Just Counting Stars In 1961, she was signed to Capitol Records, and at the height of the Pachanga dance craze in the US, released a version of Eduardo Davidson's archetypical Pachanga tune, La Pachanga.

Johnny Pacheco

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Juan Pablo Pacheco Knipping (25 March 1935 – 15 February 2021), known as Johnny Pacheco, was a 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.

Danzón dancers from Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico City.

Danzón

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Official musical genre and dance of Cuba.

Official musical genre and dance of Cuba.

Danzón dancers from Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico City.
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Basic baqueteo timbales part.

Later development led to more syncopation, which eventually led to the danzón-chá, nuevo ritmo, cha-cha-chá, pachanga and mambo.