TITO PUENTE!!!!! Hit the Bongo!

3 09 2008

Tito Puente, Sr., was an influential Latin jazz and mambo musician from NYC. Puente is often credited as “El Rey” (the King) of the timbales and “The King of Latin Music”. He is best known for lively dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions that helped keep his career going for 50 years. He died in 2000.

Here is one of his hardest hitting, a B-Boy classic.

Tito Puente – Hit the Bongo

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