Tito puente, american bandleader, composer, and musician who was one of the leading figures in latin jazz. The first authorised publication about the legendary musician, it includes around 50 photographsalbum covers, a comprehensive discography, a. Tito puente 19232000 was a bandleader, percussionist, composer, and arranger from. Albums include dance mania, live at ministry of sound, 1991, and sugarhill gang. Tito puente and the making of latin music abstracto. May 26, 2018 tito puente is a musician, songwriter, record producer, who was born on 20 april, 1923 in new york city, new york, usa. Today the timbales are used in a variety of contexts that incl ude many styles and influences. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Billy strayhorns classic composition is most widely associated with duke ellington, though has been recorded by numerous bands and artists over the years. I recently got hold of a tito puente live version of this. Puente s intoxicating mix of big band jazz and latin music creates mambo madness at its finest. Throughout a career lasting more than 50 years, puente fused american jazz with afrocuban. The song tito puente ciliegi rosa is professional recreation. Take five advanced jazz piano arrangement with sheet.
Liam from leeds, united kingdom actually, most of the population would say they dont like jazz without considering that so much of their lives is deeply soaked in the thing. Throughout his career, which spanned more than five decades, puente performed with a number of leading jazz performers, including george shearing and. All sheet music is available for download on pdf and mp3 format. Tranposable music notes for pianovocalguitar chords only sheet music by tito puente. Take notes on board about sounds students are hearing. Ernesto antonio tito puente april 20, 1923 may 31, 2000 was an american musician. My documentssibelius filesdynamic filesstage bandoye como v aoyecomova score.
On june 5, 2005, puente was honored by union city, new jersey with a star on the walk of. Richie puente, second son of the late latin jazz legend tito puente and percussionist with famed disco group foxy, died in his sleep. But more than that, puente managed to keep his music remarkably fresh over the decades. Tito puente was born on april 20, 1923, at harlem hospital center in the new york borough of manhattan. Tito puente, the undisputed king of this music was, fittingly, a. It is a biographical picture book of tito puente the king of latin music. University of illinois press this large format 260 page book was written in the mid to late 1990s and published shortly before puente s death. Dear internet archive community, ill get right to it. What links here related changes upload file special pages permanent link. Bilingual spanishenglish pura belpre honor books illustration honor hardcover march 5, 20.
Download premium images you cant get anywhere else. Puente s move towards jazz came at the same time as eddie palmieris albums. Puente s father was the foreman at a razorblade factory. Tito puente personality profile celebrities galore. Apr 16, 2020 tito puente, american bandleader, composer, and musician who was one of the leading figures in latin jazz. Ernesto antonio tito puente april 20, 1923 may 31, 2000 was an american musician, songwriter and record producer. Midseptember to midoctober, at least in my part of the world is hispaniclatino heritage month, which i plan to read one childrens book, particularly a biography, which pertains to. Tito puente 19232000 was a bandleader, percussionist, composer, and arranger from new york city. Tito puente, mambo king is a reallife story about musician and bandleader tito puente, who. 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.
He was born on friday april 20th 1923, in new york city, new york, usa. Tito puente and the making of latin music internet archive. Oye como va by tito puente digital sheet music for piano. Start now to play the terrific composition by tito puente for voice, piano or guitar. His family moved frequently, but he spent the majority of his childhood in the spanish harlem area of the city. Afrocuban music and salsa test mus 127 1011 tito puente ruben blades reaserch.
Tito puente ciliegi rosa midi file download midi files. Titos version of dave brubecks classic take five alone is worth the whole cost of the cd. Taking care of tito puentes musical legacy the new york times. Seminars take place on the following saturdays from 11am to 1pm. Tito puentes music might accurately be labeled son, mambo, cha cha cha, and latin. Tito puente biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Given a piece of music, it is interesting to count how many times each of the individual twelve musical notes is played, and understand their relative weight, or importance, in the piece. Summarizing tito puente s numerous accomplishments on a single cd would be impossible. Tito puente, mambo king is a reallife story about musician and bandleader tito puente, who excelled at. Tito puente, mambo king and drum dream girl feature young people who love using drums to create rhythm for music. By venturing closer to the source, they will discover what latin jazz fans have known for years. Tito puente and the making of latin music steven loza 1999 pub.
Most of the rock generation is familiar with tito puente through santanas cover of oye como va and his appearance in the mambo kings. In this lesson, your students will listen to the rhythm in poetry and act as the beat in reciting poetry. It also includes interactive sheet music for realtime transposition. These seminars will broaden your knowledge of the genres and enlighten you as you hear and learn about the music and how it evolved from the 1930s to now. West coast vibraphonist cal tjader said he was introduced to afrocuban music by hearing machito and tito puente. Aside from detailing puentes rise into the legendary latin jazz musician, conzo tells of puentes occasional drug use of cocaine because, in the 60s, 70s, the 80s cocaine was everywhere, but his intentions wasnt to show puente in a negative light because, tito wasnt a drug addict, it was an occasional thing that he did. Take five is a jazz standard composed by paul desmond and originally recorded by the dave brubeck quartet at columbia records 30th street studio in new york city on july 1, 1959 for their album time out. Tito puente, mambo king tito puente, rey del mambo book. Tito puente, mambo king book tulsa citycounty library. June 1, 2000 celebrated bandleader tito puente died on wednesday. Puente, tito, 19232000 puente, tito, 19252000 puente, tito tito puente viaf id.
Two years later it became a surprise hit and the biggestselling jazz single ever. Santana oye como va sheet music piano solo in a minor. In this lesson, you will help your students go on a sound hunt to collect the sounds they hear and then describe the sounds in writing. Tito puente and his latin ensemble on broadway 1983. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Richard anthony richie puente 19532004 find a grave. Ernesto antonio tito puente april 20, 1923 june 1, 2000 was an american mambo musician and latin jazz composer. Puentes five decade career was characterized by relentless hard work. It was during this era that ernesto tito anthony puente brought the timbales into the spotlight as a solo instrument paving the way for others. Tito puente possesses a great talent for creativity and self expression, typical of many accomplished writers, poets, actors and musicians. The greatest ambassador for latin music in the 20th century, his. A vibrant bilingual picturebook biography that portrays the musical and cultural phenomenon of tito puente, mambo king. Twelve mambos and take five united states navy band cruisers cruisin roundabout. Hal leonard digital sheet music at sheet music plus. Jazz at lincoln center will honor three greats this week as part of the ertegun jazz hall of fame festival. Tito puente sheet music to download top quality pdfs.
One of the most important ressource for all musicians. Tito puente 19232000 was a bandleader, percussionist, composer, and arranger from new york city born ernesto antonio puente, jr. He started his career as a drummer in noro morales orchestra in 1937 and after serving in the us navy during world war ii, worked in a variety of latin bands before forming tito puente and his orchestra. By 1950, tito was churning out 78s for tico, rca, smc, and mambo boys. Tito puente was known around the world as the timbal king, but he was also skilled at the bateria, congas, claves, piano, saxophone, and clarinet, which allowed him to create a school for every musical genre he entered. His bravura showmanship and string of mambo dance hits in the 1950s earned him the nickname king of mambo. Right now, we have a 2to1 matching gift campaign, so you can triple your impact, but time is running out. High quality and interactive, transposable in any key, play along. Includes an high quality pdf file to download instantly. By the time puente was ten years old, he played with local latin bands at neighborhood gatherings, society parties, and new york city hotels.233 1228 364 261 1436 545 1062 892 449 1208 1588 1148 839 693 1667 638 156 46 189 1564 271 42 1556 1185 1086 355 433 1311 785 1464 1059 491 937 255 209