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The Father of Salsa


Johnny Pacheco is an institution in Latin music, often called the father of salsa because of his unique and creative technique. His collaboration with Celia Cruz and creation of the "Fania All-Stars" band pioneered new sounds for the genre and crossed cultural barriers worldwide. Rafael Pi Roman met with Pacheco at his home to discuss his 50-year career in music.

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The Father of Salsa: Rafael Pi Roman interviews Johnny Pacheco.

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