Browsing Tag

Tito Puente

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)…

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…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 31

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…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 02

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…

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 68 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…

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.Digest Tracklist : Oye Como Va . w/ Celia Cruz - Celia & Tito (1999) . Machito Forever…

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 : A Love Bizarre (2019) . at the Timberwolves halftime show (2019) . When Doves Cry (2017) .…

Singing With Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz who would have turned 95 today, has sung and danced with a myriad of artists Latin or not. We have selected thirteen of them not counting the Fania All Stars : Pete "El Conde" Rodríguez , Angela Carrazco, La India, Oscar D'Leon,…

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…

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…

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.

Guantanamera

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.

New-Year Resolutions (Of All Kinds)

From 'I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door' to 'I Ain't Gonna Pick No More Cotton' , we have mixed 20 'Blues, Latin and Soul' tunes around the theme of 'What I'm Gonna Do'. It has The Five Satins, Hank Penny, Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five,…

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…

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…

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..