Johnny Colon Does the Boogaloo

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In the 1960s and ‘70s, Latin boogaloo arose from the jazz, soul and R&B traditions around New York. Spanish Harlem native Johnny Colon was part of the boogaloo wave and helped define the iconic sound with hits like like “Boogaloo Blues." Today, the bandleader, pianist and educator joins us for a look at boogaloo's past and present.

Johnny Colon and His Orchestra performs at Le Poisson Rouge on Wednesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. More info here