Jose "Cheo" Pacheco in rumbero outfit playing a conga drum

Rudy Castilla Photographs Collection, 1930s-1960s

Jose "Cheo" Pacheco in rumbero outfit playing a conga drum, photographed by Castilla Photo Studio in East Harlem. Rumbero-style music by Puerto Rican and Cuban bands became popular with mainstream audiences in the 1940s.


Date
1947, Date accepted
Creator
Rudy Castilla
Location

Castilla Photo Studio

Language
English, Spanish
Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
RuCa_b01_f03_0003_front
Related Keywords
Musicians, Music
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Jose "Cheo" Pacheco, Rudy Castilla
Related Places
El Barrio (is referenced)
Citation
Rudy Castilla Photographs Collection, 1930s-1960s. Jose "Cheo" Pacheco in rumbero outfit playing a conga drum: RuCa_b01_f03_0003_front. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 25 Nov 2020.
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