Synonyms containing pachanga
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Pachanga is a genre of music which is described as a mixture of son montuno and merengue and has an accompanying signature style of dance. This type of music has a festive, lively style and is marked by jocular, mischievous lyrics. Pachanga originated in Cuba in the 1950s and played an important role in the evolution of Caribbean style music as we know it today. Considered a prominent contributor to the eventual rise of Salsa, Pachanga itself is an offshoot of Charanga style music. Very similar in sound to Cha-Cha but with a notably stronger down-beat, Pachanga once experienced massive popularity all across the Caribbean and was brought to the United States by Cuban Immigrants post World War II. This led to an explosion of Pachanga music in Cuban music clubs that influenced Latin culture in the United States for decades to come.
Johnny Pacheco (born 25 March 1935) is a Dominican musician, arranger, composer, producer, and bandleader of Cuban music (guaracha, son montuno, danzón, cha cha chá, guajira-son, pachanga). He is one of the most influential figures in Latin music, best known for being the creator of the Fania All-Stars and Fania Records, and for coining the term "Salsa" to denote the genre.Pacheco is widely recognized as a salsa pioneer and innovator and is a 9-time Grammy nominee and was awarded the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award by The Latin Recording Academy in 2005.
Michelino, stage name of Michele Gramazio (1937 – 27 December 2010) was an Italian singer. Michele Gramazio stage named "Michelino" was born in Lucera, Italy in 1937 but in the 1940s Gramazio moved to Rome. He was amongst the first Italian artists to adopt Latin American music styles, he was considered the Italian father of the cha-cha-cha, mainly thanks to the success of the song "Cha cha cha della segretaria", a cover of Pepe Luis' "Cha cha cha de las segretarias", which ranked at the sixth place on the Italian hit parade. Michelino was also well known for the song "La pachanga", which charted #9 on the hit parade.