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8 edition of Tito Puente found in the catalog.

Tito Puente

Tim McNeese

Tito Puente

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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puente, Tito, -- 1923-2000 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Salsa musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 110-111) and index.

    StatementTim McNeese.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
    SeriesThe great Hispanic heritage series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3930.P83 M36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21039177M
    ISBN 109780791096666
    LC Control Number2007031984
    OCLC/WorldCa163593954

    I was a young fellow, so I used to listen to a lot of jazz music in those days, and all Latin music. Drums and claves, saxophones and tambourines were all part of the fun. He attended secret meetings of Santeria, an Afro-Cuban religious cult with its roots steeped in mysticism often times referred to as black magic. My kids now, they speak very little Spanish. On any given night Sammy Davis Jr.

    At fourteen he won the coveted Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa drum contest. Identity, Nationalism and the Aesthetics of Latin Tito Puente book 8. A considerable quantity of Spanish phrases are a natural part of the narrative—most are interpreted for the non-fluent but a minority rely on context for full understanding. He is not only a Latino icon but an American institution, even if English-only America refuses to recognize his cultural and musical contributions. He returned home wounded, weary and jobless.

    Identity, Nationalism and the Tito Puente book of Latin Music 8. At age ten he aspired to be a dancer: another Fred Astaire. Live radio spilled from open doorways transmitted from the Cotton Club the Savoy the Palladium. He mailed the arrangement to Machito, who had it performed by his orchestra. An ankle injury gave him the opportunity to explore his talent as a musician. Rafael divides his time between his studios in the colonial town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and a loft in downtown San Diego, where he works and lives with his wife and son.


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Tito Puente by Tim McNeese Download PDF Ebook

He sold his liquor; he sold sodas. Now his name and likeness will reach a brand new group of young fans who will discover his genius and talent. Everyone was equal under the roof of the Palladium, because everyone was there to dig the music and to dance.

Identity, Nationalism and the Tito Puente book of Latin Music 8. Please call before going to store. Santos: Tito had a great knowledge of how to write piano parts and how to get those great jazz harmonies.

Live Tito Puente book spilled from open doorways transmitted from the Cotton Club the Savoy the Palladium. In Puente formed his own piece band, which he expanded Tito Puente book years later to include four trumpets, three trombones, and four saxophones, as well as a number of percussionists and vocalists.

With the lure of the sacred bata drum he discovered a world of rhythms never heard by a white mans ear. Thanks to the author, Steven Loza. The people love our Latin American music. By Tito Puente was running his own band, placing the timbales at the center of his orchestra with himself as the featured soloist.

The book starts with an image of a boy and girl peeking through a curtain, as if we are about to start a show. Everything to this day that he does with his band has got to go with his percussion playing. I have never heard any good American Latin jazz orchestra, never.

Richly laced with photographs, interviews, musical illustrations, and a complete Puente discography, this volume effectively combines oral history and style analysis to give us an understanding of Puentes life and work. You know what vente tu is? Santos: It had been in Havana, but it started to break here in New York in Musical Style and Innovation : …….

When he joined the dynamic Machito Orchestra at seventeen he saw a spiraling future until the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, took him off to war. He is not only a Latino icon but an American institution, even if English-only America refuses to recognize his cultural and musical contributions.

Tito Puente : When the Drums Are Dreaming

I always tell everybody: As soon Tito Puente book the Cubans come, a lot of people are going to have to go back to school all over again.Tito Puente, Mambo King / Tito Puente, Rey Tito Puente book Mambo — by Monica Brown and Rafael López A vibrant bilingual picture-book biography that portrays the musical and cultural phenomenon of Tito Puente, Mambo King.

From musical prodigy on the streets of Harlem to five-time Grammy Award winner, Tito's life was full of rhythm, with drums and claves, saxophones and tambourines all part of the fun. Tito Puente: Mambo King / Rey del Mambo by Monica Brown. ¡Tum tica, tac tic; conoce a Tito Puente, el Rey del Mambo!

Side-by-side Spanish and English tell the story of Tito Puente, Mambo King. From a musical prodigy on the streets of Harlem to a five-time Grammy Award winner, Puente reaches a new audience in this Pura Belpré Award book.

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