Intimate salsa vocalist José Cheo Feliciano began going after a profession in music young, dropping away from senior high school at 17 to review the very best salsa orchestras in NY. His devoted fascination with the city’s Latin music picture resulted in a stint being a valet for just one of New York’s best-known salsa performers, Tito Rodríguez. This connection supplied the chance to audition being a vocalist for bandleader Joe Cuba, and Feliciano shortly became the vocalist for Cuba’s sextet. Feliciano documented 17 albums together through the ’50s and ’60s in the Seeco and Tico brands. By 1965, Feliciano was a soloist with a lot of New York’s finest salsa groupings and Latin artists, including Eddie Palmieri. Following a brief retirement, Feliciano came back in 1972 as part of Fania Information’ All-Stars ensemble, and in addition recorded being a single musician for the label for ten years. Feliciano’s profession experienced another rebirth in 1990, when he was agreed upon to RMM Information. Much like his previous tasks, his information for the label limelight his sensual, passionate vocal design. In 2008, Feliciano was honored with an eternity Achievement award in the 2008 Latin Grammy Honours. He continuing touring and sometimes recording. On Thursday night, Apr 17, 2014, in Puerto Rico, he was traveling only when he dropped control of the automobile and strike a light pole. He was wiped out immediately. Tributes flowed around the world mourning his reduction. He was 78.
|1||He started out as a percussionist in New York, before joining the Joe Cuba Sextet as a singer. He recorded 17 albums with the band, performing with top Latin artists, then set out on a successful solo career.|
|2||His hit songs include "One in a Million," "My Promise," and "I Learned with You".|
|3||At the age of 8, he formed his first band called "El Combo Las Latas". Their instruments were made out of cans.|
|4||Bolero and Salsa singer.|
|5||He moved to New York City with his family in 1952.|
|Something Wild||1986||performer: "Si Por Mi Llueve" / writer: "Si Por Mi Llueve"|
|Salsa||1976||Documentary writer: "El Raton"|
|Three Days in Havana||2013||writer: "El Ratón" - as José Cheo Feliciano|
|Rumba||2008||performer: "Son Al Son"|
|Illegal Tender||2007||writer: "El Raton"|
|Born Romantic||2000||performer: "Oye Como Va"|
|Fires Within||1991||performer: "Amigo"|
|Yo soy la Salsa||2014||Documentary|
|The 22nd New York Salsa Festival||1997||Video documentary||Himself|
|Celia Cruz and the Fania Allstars in Africa||1974||Himself|
|Our Latin Thing||1972||Documentary||Himself|
|The 57th Annual Grammy Awards||2015||TV Special||Himself - In Memoriam|
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|1||Instinctive, heavy baritone voice.|
|2||Catchphrases: "¡¡¡Familia!!!, ¡¡¡Se soltaron los caballos!!!".|
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