Tito Puenté
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Milestones of Jazz Legends - Jazz Around the World, Vol. 10 (1957, 1962) album art

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Salsa Y Sabor
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Cuban Mambo
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Salsa Caliente [Album Version]
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Oye Como Va [Live]
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Cha Cha Cha [Album Version]

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Tito Puenté

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By virtue of his warm, flamboyant stage manner, longevity, constant touring, and appearances in the mass media, Tito Puente is probably the most beloved symbol of Latin jazz. But more than that, Puente managed to keep his music remarkably fresh over the decades; as a timbales virtuoso, he combined mastery over every rhythmic nuance with old-fashioned showmanship -- watching his eyes bug out when taking a dynamic solo was one of the great treats for Latin jazz fans. A trained mus... Read more

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