Godfather of the Miami Sound

It makes you tired just watching Emilio Estefan pace the hallways at his Miami-based Crescent Moon Studios. He pops into a sound room where engineers are mixing the tracks for a ballad sung by Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, one of two songs Estefan produced for Lopez's upcoming album On the 6. "It sounds great," he says, flashing his trademark broad smile. "This is going to be really big. I'm telling you." Nowadays, when Estefan makes that kind of prediction, industry moguls listen. A former drummer and the husband of pop diva Gloria Estefan, he has emerged as the godfather of...

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