Tito Puente

Born: 
04/20/1923
City: 
NYC
Region: 
New York
Country: 
USA
Died: 
05/31/2000
Years Active: 
1946-2000
Instruments: 
Percussion
Notable Equipment: 
Recorded With: 

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Ernesto Antonio "Tito" Puente was a Latin jazz and salsa musician and composer. He is best known for dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions that helped keep his career going for 50 years. He and his music appear in many films such as The Mambo Kings and Fernando Trueba's Calle 54.