Trumpet player, vocalist, arranger and composer. Started his career in his teens playing with latin musicians that some years later became Aces of the latin music scene such as Eddie Palmieri, Pete Rodriguez "El Conde", Joe Quijano and many others. His first recording experience came with the orchestra of Pete Rodriguez the King Of Boogaloo, first as "La Magnífica" and later as Pete Rodriguez Y Su Conjunto. This combo recorded in 1966 his song Micaela, a huge hit for the King. When the boogaloo was over, Pabon left Pete Rodriguez and founded his own orchestra: La Protesta, with some dissatisfied musicians from the orchestras of some top latin artist such as Willie Colon, Ricardo Rey and Pete Rodriguez himself and released several LPs in the 1970s.