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Joe Bataan
Phone (510) 238-9200
Price 8pm $40 & 10pm $35
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Latin R&B and Soul

Joe Bataan

Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 8:00p

Boogaloo, Latin Soul, Rhythm and Blues, Salsa, Disco, Latin Funk, Latin R&B Latin Jazz, Rap .... What didn't Joe Bataan sing? Joe Bataan was born and raised in Spanish Harlem (East Side of Manhattan New York) in 1942 to an African-American mother and Filipino father. His given name was Bataan Nitollano.

His musical experience started in the street corner singing do-wops in the 1950's. During his teenage years, Bataan associated himself with street gangs. At the age of 15 he spent five years at Coxsackie
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Joe Bataan

Afro-Filipino king of soul presented in association with the San Francisco Filipino American Jazz Festival

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No recording artist has more impeccable street credentials than Joe Bataan, the originator of the New York Latin soul style that paralleled Latin boogaloo and anticipated disco. His musical experience began with street corner doo wop in the 1950s, and came to include one of the first rap records to hit the charts, 1979's "Rap-O, Clap-O....
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