Distribute handout 2 – tito puente and el barrio assign student volunteers to read the introduction and interview excerpt aloud to the class ask the class: what did growing up in spanish harlem, or el barrio (“the neighborhood”), provide for tito puente in terms of his music education 7 play a clip of tito puente. He was born july 3,1950 in the same hospital as tito puente raised by his puerto rican parents in spanish harlem, aka el barrio, new york city torres's mother it seems renée, his childhood flame, spotted a slick dancer and wanted an intro fortunately for eddie, he'd been on two all his life--he just didn't know it. Saludos todos this week we are continuing our theme of unsung heroes, or lesser-known figures, with tito puente, mambo king/ rey del mambo, written by monica brown and illustrated by rafael lópez this lively book narrates the biography of renowned puerto-rican/new yorker musician, tito puente. Specifically, the recordings made between the 1950s and 1970s reflect a golden era, a time when such enduring icons as tito puente, los panchos, antonio carlos jobim layers of string instruments and trumpets provide the backing for a larger-than-life singer to vocalize epic songs about romance and patriotic pride. Tito puente & the golden latin jazz all stars: tito puente live at the playboy jazz festival jazz review by javier aq ortiz, published on january 12, 2003 introduction 5 afro blue 6 ti-mon-gi 7 obsesi personnel: tito puente, timbales ignacio berroa, drums andy gonz title: tito puente live at the. Her father was a worker at the local bacardi distillery and a major influence on her early life her introduction to fame was in 1954, on a radio program which invited fans to sing imitations of their favorite stars lupe bunked off school to sing a bolero of olga guillot's, called miénteme (lie to me), and won the. Chris washburne writes an introduction to revolutionary latin musician eddie palmieri both began piano lessons at an early age, and charlie – a natural talent – began performing professionally in his teens with many of the best latin bands, eventually landing a job with tito puente charlie set the bar.
Introduction the word salsa bears a multiplicity of meanings for most, tito puente included, it is a sauce for food for many, it is also a music, which celia cruz referred to as a “working people's music” 1 for some, it is more than a musical phenomenon willie colón called it a concept, and rubén blades. In nearly 40 years of friendship, joe conzo came to know el maestro tito puente well beyond the bright smile and stirring showmanship in his new book, mambo diablo, he writes about the legend's musical genius, his many women, use of drugs and seriousness about santería. To look into for poetry unit my name is gabriela/me llamo gabriela (bilingual): the life of gabriela mistral/la vida de gabriela mistral -- a picture book biography of the famous chilean poet and first nobel prize-winning latina in the world a very nice introduction to chilean poet gabriela mistral, the first latin american. Pete escovedo has recorded 8 acclaimed solo albums, 2 albums with his daughter sheila e, and the latina familia live album with sheila e and tito puente still life 7 esta noche 8 como rien 9 leyte 10 canto para chango 11 el alma de carnival latina familia buy cd pete escovedo, sheila e, tito puente:.
An interview with latin drumming master tito puente, excerpted from hudson music's king of latin music book, by jim payne more information at hudsonmusiccom. More events in north phoenix introduction to bowl turning - phoenix sun, may 6 11:00am diy tickets brunch on the beach sun, may 6 11:00am food and drink joy and abundance by laughter sun, may 6 2:00pm health and fitness tickets bootleggers happy hour sun, may 6 3:00pm.
The song, written by tito puente, is constructed from various instrumental sections, and the single 8 bar chorus is used twice during the song's duration 0: 00 – 0:15 – intro – 8 bars 0:16 – 0:31 – theme – 8 bars 0:31 – 0:38 – ' breakdown' – 4 bars 0:38 – 0:52 – chorus – 8 bars 0:53 – 0:57 – 'breakdown' – 2 bars. Explore tito puente, salsa music, and more bold, graphic portraits and evocative poems combine in an introduction to famous and lesser- books for find the location of tito puente's star on the hollywood walk of fame, read a biography, see related stars and browse a map of important places in their career. The fact that tito puente recorded over 100 albums during his prodigious musical career does not come as a surprise the man had a lot to say from fiery mambo sessions and simmering big band jazz to percussion-only descargas and soulful cuban chants, puente was always ready to showcase his voracious appetite for. Expand your band's repertoire with the vibrant, life-affirming sounds of latin music two books in one part i - easier tunes tito puente tito rodriguez orquesta aragon descarga boricua rebeca mauleon hector lavoe brazilian music antonio carlos jobim djavan ivan lins joao donato chico pinheiro luiz bonfa.
Bobby sanabria, manhattan school of music - tito puente masterworks live - amazoncom music i would highly recommend this cd (and anything by sanabria) as a great introduction to latin jazz and jazz--not only is the music incredible and accessible to jazz aficionados and newcomers to the music, but every. This brief biography of musician tito puente, told in both english and spanish, would have been more enjoyable for me if it had come with a cd of his music or a web site where samples of his music could be heard the text gets the reader enthused about him, but then doesn't let you carry on that enthusiasm by letting you. Waiting for the biblioburro, by monica brown (illustrations by john parra) a sweet tale of real-life luis soriano who travels by donkey through the mountains and valleys to bring children in rural colombia books waiting for the biblioburro by monica brown ana has only one book to read over and over again until the. Ernesto 'tito' puente jr, the son of a factory foreman, was born and raised in new york, though he spent a few years as a child with his family in puerto rico and remained devoted to the island and its culture for life his music education - on piano - began in manhattan, spurred on by his mother, who would.
When tito and the band launch into an arrangement of “oye como va,” the most famous piece he ever wrote, the entire crowd rises from their seats as one, swaying and dancing to the cha cha chá beat of this classic latino/american tune tito puente playing the timbales s s s introduction this chapter presents a story of. The album is an artifact of cruz's 1966 and her life in transition — from cuba to exile in the united states, and from obscurity behind institutional on bemba colorá, son con guaguancó's introduction and most famous track, an energetic guaguancó fueled by tito puente's manic timbales gives way to a.
Audrey puente was born on march 3 1970 in new york city, new york, united states she is a famous well-known meteorologist works for wnyw-tv which is situated in new york city her father name is tito puente he is legendary latin percussionist. Find tito puente credit information on allmusic tito puente biography by richard s ginell new york-born percussionist who infused his big-band music with latin sounds to become el rey de los timbales read full biography overview 2009, introduction to latin jazz, primary artist 2009, latin music usa.
It was well into his first set saturday--and just after his best known number, oye como va--that tito puente announced to the sellout crowd: i'm finally spirited voice to a number of tunes (including what a difference a day makes, the dinah washington standby that has been given new life thanks to its. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for party at puente's place - tito puente on allmusic - 2004 - tito puente was one of the most popular latin. Horwitz: this cd is a good introduction to tito puente's music for a number of reasons first it was recorded in front of a live audience in san francisco in 1984 in fact, our producer felix contreras was there, and it captures the fire and excitement of the band in front of an enthusiastic crowd and it's a. 9 books that will turn your kids into young punks, little rappers, and tito puente by liz newman this new york times bestseller is the most extensive and visual introduction to hip hop you'll find, which vividly illustrates its roots in african american poetry, as well the book is important the.