MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 21: Tito Puente Jr. arrives at the 25th Anniversary Of Univision's 'Premio Lo Nuestro A La Musica Latina' on February 21, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
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A 2013 Tribute to Cuban Conga Legend Francisco Aguabella
Santana plus many more. Francisco shared with me his New York days and his love for the music and drumming playing with Tito Puente and Eddie Palmieri. Aguabella gave the youngsters and young drummers a chance to play his drums to get the feel of it. Francisco from World Music Central Read more »
CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Tito Puente: "Quatro"
around the dance floor, inventing new steps to Puente's hypnotic and unforgiving music. JazzWax tracks: You'll find Tito Puente, Quatro: The Definitive Collection (RCA), a five CD set, here. This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers. Copyright © from All About Jazz Read more »
With heart and soul, Newark nursing home's drum circle still keeps the beat
get busy with his new music family. Adorno, 54, played the congas for 30 years, banging out mambo and salsa rhythms with Tito Puente, too. He remembers traveling back and forth between New Jersey and Puerto Rico, playing clubs and venues. Somewhere in the from NJ.com Read more »
Gift for a king: 5-disc set commemorates Tito Puente’s 90th birthday
on The Simpsons . What sometimes gets lost in the culture of celebrity is that, like Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente was a transcendent artist disguised as entertainer. The release of Quatro: The Definitive Collection , a five-CD set, five-LP from Miami Herald Read more »
Senator Serrano Writes Letter to the U.S. Postal Service Urging them not to Relocate the Tito Puente Post Office branch in East Harlem
Serrano wrote a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) urging them to keep the Tito Puente Post Office branch open at its current location in East Harlem. The USPS has proposed the downsizing and relocation of this branch. This branch is the only from New York Senate Read more »