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Eddie Palmieri

A titan of Latin Jazz, Eddie Palmieri has been at the forefront of Jazz and Latin genres over four decades. Born in El Barrio in New York City on 112th Street, Palmieri began his musical odyssey at the age of eight when he began piano lessons in Latin fundamentals. When he started attending high school (P.S. No. 52 in the Bronx), the ... See full bio »

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Carlito's Way
Carlito's Way Soundtrack
Despicable Me 2
Despicable Me 2 Soundtrack
Crooklyn Soundtrack
Empire Soundtrack


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 2013 Despicable Me 2 (performer: "Cielito Lindo")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 Performance (2010) ... (performer: "La Voz del Caribe")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top Seven Perform (2010) ... (performer: "Oyelo Que Te Conviene")
 2008 Nothing Like the Holidays (performer: "El Molestoso II") / (writer: "El Molestoso II")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) ("Revolt/La Libertad Logico", uncredited) / (writer: "Revolt/La Libertad Logico" - uncredited)
 2003 Comandante (Documentary) (writer: "Habriendo El Dominante")
 2002 Empire (performer: "Vamanos Pal' Monte") / (writer: "Vamanos Pal' Monte")
 1996 Up Close & Personal (performer: "Cafe")
 1994 Crooklyn (performer: "Puerto Rico") / (writer: "Puerto Rico")
 1993 Carlito's Way (performer: "Muneca") / (writer: "Muneca")
 1993 Untamed Heart (writer: "VAMONOS PA'L MONTE" - uncredited)
 1983 Variety (performer: "Bilongo")
 1983 Breathless (performer: "No Me Hagas Sufrir")
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His grandson, Joshua, was the inspiration for the hit "Slowvisor." Eddie has also written songs for all the grandchildren, and his own children. See more »


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