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Machito (1912–1984)

Francisco 'Machito' Grillo was born in Tampa, Florida, on February 16 1912 (some sources claim the Maria district in Havana to be his birthplace). He was certainly raised in Cuba, where he came to be inspired by the sounds of the Orquesta Aragon and El Sexteto Habanera to pursue a career as a vocalist and maracas player. In 1926, Machito's sister ... See full bio »


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 2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic (performer: "Mangos")
 2008 Chuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Break-Up (2008) ... (performer: "Guaglione" - uncredited)
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (performer: "Mambo Mucho Mambo")
 1999 From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter (Video) (performer: "Conga Mulence")
 1994 I Like It Like That (performer: "Bananas")
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 1946 Machito and Orchestra (Short)
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