Embajador de la Salsa Dura
For the first time in Croatia, let's give a warm welcome to "El Sonero Del Barrio", Frankie Vazquez.
Friday, Grande Fiesta, 28th June @ Rovinj main square with El Chino y La Diferencia
Frankie Vazquez was born on January 6, 1958 in Salinas, Puerto Rico. His parents helped him to create his own band at the age of 16 years: (Los Generales) where he played congas. The band performed concerts in the restaurant for his father. Suddenly replacing the singer of the band, Frankie dedicated to singing, without forgetting the drums.
At the age of 17 he participated in three orchestras. Frankie is a passionate fan of Hector Lavoe, Ismael Miranda, Ismael Rivera, Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez, Ismael Quintana. The singer was nicknamed "Juke Box" because he could sing any song from beginning to end. In 1977, invited to New York where Frankie gets hired to his first recording with Fuego 77.
Some of his most notable projects and cooperations are:
At the same time, he has participated in the Spanish Harlem Orchestra at the birth of the album Un Gran dia en el Barrio.