at Central Park (Rumsey Playfield & 72nd Street, New York City)
Joe Bataan, called the “King of Latin Soul,” was influenced by the melodic sounds of doo-wop and the energy of Latin music that were the hallmarks of his Spanish Harlem neighborhood.
Johnny Colón is an acclaimed musician and a pioneer of the “Latin Boogaloo” movement. His celebrated album, Boogaloo Blues became an instant classic and helped set the tone for this era in Latin music history.
DJ Turmix, originally from Barcelona, arrived in NYC in 2008. He is a specialist in 60s Latin Boogaloo and an inveterate vinyl collector.
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