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Johnny Pacheco

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Johnny Pacheco

Johnny Pacheco has been played on NTS in shows including Sonny Abegaze, featured first on 2 April 2015. Songs played include Quimbara, Descarga Fania and Yembe Laroco.

Johnny Pacheco (born March 25,1935 in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic) is an Afro Dominican producer, musician, bandleader, and one of the most influential figures in salsa music.

Pacheco inherited his passion for music from his father, Rafael Azarias Pacheco, who was the bandleader and clarinetist of the “Santa Cecilia Orchestra”. In the late 1940s, when Pacheco was 11, his family moved to New York City from his native Dominican Republic. He continued polishing his musical skills, learning…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Quimbara
Celia Cruz, J. Pacheco
Vaya Records1974
Quimbara
Celia Cruz, J. PachecoVaya Records1974
Discogs
Descarga Fania
Fania All Stars feat. Adalberto Santiago, Barry Rogers, Billy Cobham, Bobby Cruz, Bobby Quesada, Bobby Rodriguez, Bobby Valentin, Celia Cruz, José "Cheo" Feliciano, Eddie Palmieri, Hector Lavoe, Hector Zarzuela, Ismael Miranda, Jimmy Sabater, Johnny Pacheco, Jorge "Malo" Santana, José Rodriguez, Justo Betancourt, Larry Harlow, Larry Spencer, Lewis Kahn, Louie Ramirez, Manu Dibango, Mongo Santamaria, Monguito, Nicky Marrero, Oreste Vilato, Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez, Ralph Marzán, Ralph Robles, Ray Barretto, Ray Maldonado, Reinaldo Jorge, Ricardo Ray, Roberto Rodriguez, Santos Colón, Tito Puente, Willie Colon, Yomo Toro
Vampi Soul2005
Descarga Fania
Fania All Stars feat. Adalberto Santiago, Barry Rogers, Billy Cobham, Bobby Cruz, Bobby Quesada, Bobby Rodriguez, Bobby Valentin, Celia Cruz, José "Cheo" Feliciano, Eddie Palmieri, Hector Lavoe, Hector Zarzuela, Ismael Miranda, Jimmy Sabater, Johnny Pacheco, Jorge "Malo" Santana, José Rodriguez, Justo Betancourt, Larry Harlow, Larry Spencer, Lewis Kahn, Louie Ramirez, Manu Dibango, Mongo Santamaria, Monguito, Nicky Marrero, Oreste Vilato, Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez, Ralph Marzán, Ralph Robles, Ray Barretto, Ray Maldonado, Reinaldo Jorge, Ricardo Ray, Roberto Rodriguez, Santos Colón, Tito Puente, Willie Colon, Yomo ToroVampi Soul2005
Discogs
Yembe Laroco
Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco
Vaya Records1978
Yembe Laroco
Celia Cruz, Johnny PachecoVaya Records1978
Discogs