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Biography of the legendary Tito Puente and a brief history of Afro-Cuban/salsa music that he popularized throughout the world. The book includes a discography and 50 archival photos.
This is a story of the renowned musician know internationally as the King of Latin Music, an instrumental force in the rise of la musica latina and its spread throughout the world.
The 88 page book features first-person stories that trace Tito’s life, starting with the early years in New York City, through the war years, the emergence of the Palladium nightclub as a center of Latin Music and his development as an arranger and bandleader.Tito provides humor, history and insights into the music and its masters, and discusses the foundation of Latin jazz and the evolution of Mambo, Rumba and Danzon. Tito’s career is detailed intimately and in detail, including his time with bandleaders Jos Curbelo and Machito, his stint as a sax player(!) during World War II, his time at the Palladium leading to the start of his own band, and even his time with Carlos Santana.
bound: 128 pages
publisher: Hudson Music LLC (March 16, 2017)
filesize: 46703 KB