Táta Vega (born Carmen Rosa Vega, October 7, 1951, Queens, New York) is an American vocalist whose career spans theater, film, and a variety of musical genres. Born Carmen Rosa Vega in Jamaica, Borough of Queens, Long Island, New York, on October 7, 1951. From parents, Luis Alfredo De La Vega who served in the United States Air Force and Rosaura Maltés a stay at home wife and mother. As a result of her fathers work, the family moved frequently. Before she was even a teenager, the family lived in Panama, Puerto Rico, San Antonio, Texas, and Colorado Springs, Colorado.