NYC Honorary Street Names


Charlie Palmieri Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the northwest corner of East 112th Street and Park Avenue
Honoree: Charlie Palmieri, a composer and arranger, was a leading figure in Latin and Latin Jazz music in New York City and Puerto Rico from the 1950ís to the 1980ís. He was a frequent collaborator and confidante of many of the giants of Latin music including Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez and Vicente Valdez. He taught music for many years at the Johnny Colon Music Program in East Harlem. (Mark-Viverito)

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