Willie Colón

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by Willie Colón

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William Anthony Colón, 28 April 1950, Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. Born of Puerto Rican parents, Colón, as a trombonist, singer, composer, producer, arranger and actor, organized his first band in 1964. He made his recording debut as a band leader on a self-produced single released on the Futura label, which was co-founded by Al Santiago. At the age of 17 he became one of the early signings to the young Fania Records label. Starting with his debut El Malo, which contained... Read more

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