The National Hispanic Heritage Commission In Association with Sienide & La Sala 78 Cafe Present

Artist Portraits Illustrated by SIENIDE painted in Coffee for a prequel exhibition titled NOT YOUR AVERAGE JOE.  Sienide will be painting live @ LA SALA where some of this series painting will be unveiled this Saturday September 24 @ 10pm.
 Artist Featured
“Quitate Tu Pa’ Ponerme Yo”

El Rey de la Puntualidad.  11 x 14  Coffee on Archers SIENIDE.

For decades, Johnny Pacheco has been at the center of the Latin music universe. His nine Grammy nominations, ten Gold records and numerous awards pay tribute to his creative talent as composer, arranger, bandleader, and producer. Moreover, he is the pioneer of an unforgettable musical era that changed the face of tropical music history, the Fania All-Stars era.

Throughout his 40-year involvement with the development of Latin music, Johnny Pacheco has received many kudos for his extraordinary genius. In November of 1998, he was inducted into the International Latin Music Hall of Fame. In 1997, he was the recipient of the Bobby Capo’ Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded by Governor George Pataki. In 1996 the president of the Dominican Republic, Juaquin Balaguer bestowed him with the prestigious Presidential Medal of Honor. In addition, Pacheco was presented with the First International Dominican Artist Award from the distinguished Casandra Awards. In June 1996, Johnny Pacheco was the first Latin music producer to receive the NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) Governor’s Award in New York City.

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One Response

  1. Dope! cant wait to see your work!!

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