Charlie Palmieri Biography

Pianist, bandleader, and musical director of Latin music, including Latin-Jazz, Salsa, and Charanga. Born in New York City to Puerto Rican parents, and known as "The Giant of the Keyboards" or, in Spanish: "El Gigante Del Teclado", Charlie was one of the fundamental players in the evolution of Latin Jazz and Salsa. Big brother of Eddie Palmieri.

(November 21, 1927-September 12, 1988)

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