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Ray Barretto (1929–2006)

Ray Barretto was born on April 29, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was married to Annette Rivera. He died on February 17, 2006 in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »
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Carlito's Way
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JFK Soundtrack
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Mean Streets
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 2015/I Spotlight (performer: "Cocinando Suave") / (writer: "Cocinando Suave" - as Raymond Barretto)
 2015 Bosch (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Chapter Nine: The Magic Castle (2015) ... (performer: "Pachanga Suavecito" - uncredited)
- Chapter Four: Fugazi (2015) ... (performer: "Cocinando Suave" - uncredited)
 2014/II The Interview (performer: "New York Soul") / (writer: "New York Soul")
 2014 Chef (performer: "Acid") / (writer: "Acid")
 2014 Cuban Fury (performer: "Acid", "Power") / (writer: "Acid") / (writer: "Power" - as Raymond Barretto)
 2013 Seduced and Abandoned (Documentary) (writer: "Ritmo Sabroso" - as Ray Baretto)
 2011 Les neiges du Kilimandjaro (writer: "El Nuevo Barretto" - as R. Barretto)
 2011 Little Birds (performer: "Cocinando Suave") / (writer: "Cocinando Suave")
 2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Willow Banks (2010) ... ("Cocinando Suave (aka Concinando)", uncredited)
 2009/II Precious (performer: "The Teacher of Love") / (writer: "The Teacher of Love" - as Raymond Barretto)
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 (2008) ... (performer: "La Pelota")
 2008 Paraiso Travel ("Watusi")
 2007 In the Hands of the Gods (Documentary) (performer: "El Watusi")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Top 8 (2007) ... (performer: "Acid") / (writer: "Acid")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) ("Acid", uncredited) / (writer: "Acid" - uncredited)
 2000 Salsa (performer: "Do You Dig It")
 1999 American Virgin (writer: "Deeper Shade of Soul")
 1994 I Like It Like That (performer: "I Like It")
 1993 Carlito's Way (performer: "Alma Con Alma", "El Watusi") / (writer: "El Watusi")
 1991 JFK (performer: "El Watusi") / (writer: "El Watusi")
 1991 Fires Within (performer: "Adelante siempre voy", "Bambaraka Tunga")
 1990 Pero ¿esto qué es? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 January 1990 (1990) ... (performer: "Irresistible", "Llámame")
 1985 Razzamatazz (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 August 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit)")
- Episode dated 1 May 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "I Want Your Lovin' (Just A Little Bit)")
 1981 Four Friends (lyrics: "Mr. Blah-Blah") / (music: "Mr. Blah-Blah") / (performer: "Mr. Blah-Blah", "La Moderna")
 1973 Mean Streets (as Ray Baretta, "Ritmo sabroso")
 1967 I Call First (performer: "El Watusi" - uncredited) / (writer: "El Watusi" - uncredited)
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Single: "Viva Maria" / "What Have They Done To The Sun" (Ascot Records) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ray Barreto | Raymond Barretto

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