Tito Puente records the album ‘Dance Mania’ for RCA (1957)

Tito Puente's "Dance Mania" is a studio album featuring Ray Barretto among other guests, recorded in November / December 1957 and released in 1958 by RCA1 . El Cayuco 2 . Complicación (w/ Santitos Colón) 3 . Llegó Miján ("The Music Of Puente," w/ Machito & Henriquez) 4 . Cuando Te Vea ( w/ Latin Jazz Ensemble, Arr. Gil Lopez ) 5 . Mambo Gozon 6 . Agua Limpia (w/ Jose Arroyo) Track Listing…

Celia Cruz joins Tito Puente at Newport Jazz (1990)

August 18, 1990 - Celia Cruz will join Tito Puente (timbales), Sonny Bravo (p), Bobby Rodriguez (b), Jose Madera (conga), Johnny Rodriguez (bongo), Mario Rivera (ts, fl), David "Piro" Rodriguez (tp), Papo Vazquez (tb) and Jimmy Frisura (tp) at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI

Tito Puente plays at Newport Jazz (1997)

August 15, 1997 - Tito Puente will be with Sonny Bravo (p), Andy González (b), Johnny Rodriguez (bongo), Lewis Khan (tb), Reynaldo Jorge (tb), Mario Rivera (s, fl) and José Madera (cong) on stage at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI

We remember Tito Puente. ‘Tito El Timbalero’

This day (June 1, 2000), in New York City, New York, died Ernesto Antonio Puente a.k.a Tito Puente, a Latin jazz and salsa musician and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Oye Como Va 2 . w/ Celia Cruz – Celia & Tito (1999) 3 . Machito Forever (1995) 4 . El Rey Del Timbal 5 . Maria Cervantes (1983) 6 . w/ The Latin Percussion Jazz Ensemble (1980) 7 . w/ Frankie Figueroa – Nina Y Senora (1972) 8 . El…

Singing With Celia Cruz

Pete "El Conde" Rodríguez , Angela Carrazco, La India, Oscar D'Leon, Cheo Feliciano, Olga Guillot, Lola Flores, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Tito Puente, Marc Anthony, Patti Labelle, Raphael , Fania All Stars

This week In One-Off Collaborations 29/52

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan, Steve Winwood, Arturo Sandoval & Tito Puente, Bob Weir & Grace Potter, John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana & Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Freddie King & Johnny Winter, John Mayall & Eric Clapton, Eric Clapton, David Sanborn, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller & Joe Sample, Bobby Mcferrin & The Yellowjackets, Rick Wakeman & Jon Lord,…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 26/52

Leonard Cohen & Sonny Rollins, John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt, Stanley Clarke & George Duke, Tito Puente & Carlos Santana, Buddy Guy, Johnny Lang & Ronnie Wood, Diana Krall & Elvis Costello, Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks, Deborah Harry & Joss Stone, Madonna & Gogol Bordello, Linkin Park & Jay Z, Diane Charlemagne & Moby, David Gilmour & Roger Waters

Columbia publish Santana’s third album : ‘Santana (III)’ (1971)

'Santana (III) ' is their third (and second self-titled) studio album released in September 1971 in September 1971 by Columbia.1 . Batuka / No One To Depend On (Santiago, 1992) 2 . Batuka No One To Depend On (San Quentin Prison ) 3 . No One To Depend On (1993) 4 . Batuka / No One To Depend On (Santiago, 1992) 5 . Toussaint Louverture (Earthquake Relief, 1989) 6 . Everybody's Everything (w/ SRV)…

Singing With Gloria Estefan

Paul Simon, Chaka Khan, Alejandro Fernandez, Jose Feliciano, Tony Bennett, . Sync, James Ingram, Aretha Franklin, Pitbull, Ricky Martin, Celia Cruz, Celine Dion, Patti Labelle, Arturo Sandoval

Santana record in Japan, a triple live album to be released as ‘Lotus’ (1973)

Santana's 'Lotus' is a live album recorded on July 3 & 4, 1973 in Japan and released as a triple vinyl in May 1974 by Columbia.1 . Incident At Neshabur (8/18/1970, Tanglewood) 2 . LIGHT OF LIFE, SE ACABO (CASTILLOS DE ARENA) Track Listing : 1.Going Home (Gregg Rolie) - 03:23 . 2.A-1 Funk (José Chepitó Areas / Tom Coster, Richard Kermode, Armando Peraza, Doug Rauch, Carlos Santana, Santana,…

We remember Herbie Mann. ‘Mann On The Flute’

This day (July 1, 2003), in Santa Fe, New Mexico, died Herbert Jay Solomon a.k.a Herbie Mann, an American jazz flutist Tracklist : 1 . w/ Dave Valentin & Tito Puente – Jungle Fantasy 2 . Sunny (1994) 3 . Keep The Spirits Singing (1990) 4 . Memphis Underground (1989) Tracklist : MEMPHIS UNDERGROUND . Comin' Home Baby . Push Push . New Orleans . One Note Samba . Cajun Moon . Caravan . St.…

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 69 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/anthonyjackson).The 'Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson' are with Chaka Khan, Michel Petrucciani and Hiromi plus a…

We remember Hilton Ruiz. ‘Hilton in the House’

This day (June 6, 2006), in New York City, New York, died Hilton Ruiz, a Puerto Rican American jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Live in New York 2 . Borinquen Jazz – Mazacote (2004) 3 . w/ Chris Washburne Quartet & Hilton Ruiz - Live in New York (2004) 4 . Tito Puente & Amigos - New Arrival 5 . In 1994 6 . Roland Kirk - Live in Montreux (1975) Tracklist : Home Cookin' . Something Grand .…

Happy Birthday Steve Winwood

May 12, 1948 - Steve Winwood, English singer and musician, member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith is 73. Happy Birthday Sir"Live from Madison Square Garden" by Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood is a live album released on May 19, 2009. >>"The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions" is an album recorded with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman on May 2–7, 1970.…

Santana releases their twenty-second album : ‘Corazón’ recorded with Gloria Estefan, Juanes, Miguel and others (2014)

Santana's 'Corazón' is their twenty-second studio album recorded with various singers and released on May 6, 2014 by Rca/Sony Latin Iberia. .Track Listing : 1.Saideira (Rodrigo Leão, Samuel Rosa, Juan Pablo Sorin) - 03:55 . 2.La Flaca (Pau Dones) - 04:10 . 3.Mal Bicho (Flavio Oscar Cianciarulo) - 03:37 . 4.Oye 2014 (Niles Hollowell-Dhar, Armando Christian Perez, Tito Puente) - 03:22 . 5.Iron Lion…

Santana record their second album : ‘Abraxas’ featuring ‘Black Magic Woman’ and ‘Oye Como Va’ (1970)

Santana's 'Abraxas' is their second studio album recorded on April 17 and May 2, 1970 in San Francisco and released in September 1970 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Singing Winds, Crying Beasts (Mike Carabello) - 04:51 . 2.Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen (Peter Green, Gábor Szabó) - 05:22 . 3.Oye Como Va (Tito Puente) - 04:16 . 4.Incident At Neshabur (Alberto Gianquinto, Carlos Santana) - 04:57 .…

We remember Ray Barretto. ‘The Other Road’

This day (February 17, 2006), in Hoboken, New Jersey, died Ray Barretto, a Puerto Rican conga player.Tracklist : Live In Paris . Libertad Spirit . Irresistible . Cocinando . w/ Celia Cruz & Adalberto Santiago - Nadie Se Salva De La Rumba . w/ Ruben Blades - Canto Abacua . Todo Se Va A Poder . Me Voy Pa´Mi Islita . Tracklist : Acid . Pastime Paradise . Indestructible . El Watusi . A Deeper…

Happy Birthday Sheila E. ‘E Like Energy’

This day (December 12, 1957), in Oakland, California is born Sheila Escovedo a.k.a Sheila E. an American drummer and percussionist, Tracklist : 1 . Everyday People (2020) 2 . A Love Bizarre (2019) 3 . at the Timberwolves halftime show (2019) 4 . When Doves Cry (2017) 5 . Girl Meets Boy (2016) 6 . Lovely Day (2014) 7 . Drum Solo (2011) 8 . w/ Prince E –In Oakland (2011) 9 . w/ Ringo Starr – A…

A Box Of Candies

From 'Chocolate Shake' to 'Candy Man' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz And Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Chocolates & Candies'. It has Stan Getz , Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder, Les Primitifs Du Futur, Juan Formell Y Los Van Van and many more.

One Broadway

From 'Give my regards to Broadway' to 'Broadway Bossa Nova', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Broadway'. It has Dave Brubeck, Herb Ellis. Bob Maize. Jimmy Smith , Mongo Santamaria, Peruchin & Charlie Palmieri and many more.

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong and many more.

More Than Youmans

From 'Carioca' to 'Orchids In The Moonlight' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Vincent Youmans'. It has Blossom Dearie, Dave Brubeck, Tommy Dorsey, Sonny Criss and many more.

Hey Jude

Starting and ending with 'Hey Jude' made famous by The Beatles, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Chuck Berry, John Holt, Baba Yaga, Surfaris and many more.


Starting and ending with 'Guantanamera' made famous by Pete Seeger, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ennio Morricone, Luiz Bonfa, Quincy Jones, Peter. Paul & Mary and many more.


From 'Para Africa Traigo Mi Son' to 'Ritmo Africano' , we have mixed 18 'Tropical Rhythms' tunes around the theme of 'Africa meets Jazz meets Latin'. It has Tabu Ley Rochereau, Dizzy Gillespie, Cal Tjader, Eubie Blake and many more.

Jazzin’Around Naima

Starting and ending with John Coltrane's composition 'Naima', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue you have to guess' tunes around the theme of 'John Coltrane'. It has Dave Valentin, McCoy Tynerr, Marilyn Monroe, Mary Lou Williams and many more.

Loony Jazz Tunes

From 'Frenesi' to 'I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby (and My Baby's Crazy 'Bout Me)' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Craziness'. "Loony Jazz Tunes" has Stan Getz, Tito Puente, Billy May, Nat King Cole and many more.

Temperature is Raising

From 'Febril' to 'Fever' , we have mixed in 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Flu And Sickness'. "Temperature is Raising" has Albert Collins, Tito Puente & India, Kenny Burrell and Jimmy Smith, Big Bill Broonzy and many more.

Three is A Crowd

From 'Three Note Samba' to 'Three For The Festival' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz with a Slice of Latin' tunes around the theme of 'The number "Three"'. It has Joshua Redman, Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra, Pat Martino, Gary US Bonds and many more.


From 'Go Bongo' to 'Mama Inez 1947', we have mixed 19 'Latin Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Cuban Influences'. It has Chico O'Farrill, Charlie Parker & Machito, Candido, James Moody and many more.

Mambo With A Drop Of Rumba And A Slice Of Cha Cha

From 'The Rumba Jumps' to 'Al Compás Del Mambo', we have mixed 22 'Jazz & Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Mambo, Cha Cha & Rumba'. It has Miles Davis, Cachao Israel Lopez, Machito and His Orchestra, Art Pepper Quintet and many more.

Conga Summit

Featuring Patato . Giovanni Hidalgo . Ray Barretto . Tata Guines . La Percusion Cubana . Jack Constanzo . Armando Peraza . Congas . Bongos . Poncho Sanchez . Latin Music . Ruben Blades . Tito Gomez . Ban Ban Quere . Francisco Aguabella . Santana


Featuring Guaguancó . Dancing . Guaguancó . Rap . Conjunto Folklorico Nacional . Yoannis . Bailando . Clave . Panga . Congas Mantanzas . Camerata . HeRMaNoS LeBRoN

Your Favourite Dizzy

From 'A Night In Tunisia' to 'The Champ', the 15 most popular songs of Dizzy Gillespie, ', an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer. Together with Charlie Parker, he was a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz.'

Please Weight on Line

From 'Fat Boy Rag' to 'Fine Fat Daddy', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Fat and Fats'. It has Roland Kirk, Dave Brubeck, Astor Piazzolla & Goyeneche, Swing Shift Band and many more..