PHOTOS BY Ron Elkman
Primarily a trombonist, Colón also sings, writes, produces and acts. He is also involved in municipal politics in New York City.
Colón received the Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award from the Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Over the course of his career, he has collaborated with notable musicians such as the Fania All Stars, Héctor Lavoe, Rubén Blades, David Byrne, and Celia Cruz.
Despite the infusion of public cash, Paramount -- an elementary-level school that, like all charters, is privately owned but publicly funded -- is riddled with problems.
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