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All Music Guide - Campbell
Instant Party includes 11 tracks that focus on Tito Puente's tenure with the Concord label in the late '80s and early '90s. Taken from the albums Royal 'T,' Mambo of the Times, On Broadway, El Rey, Out of This World, Sensacion, and Goza Mi Timbal, this is a short program at only 11 tracks, and a few songs like "Oye Como Va," "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Stompin' at the Savoy," and "Fiesta à la King" were Puente staples long before his recordings on Concord, and they shouldn't be misconstrued as definitive versions. Considering the vast array of solid discs encompassing Puente's full spectrum of hits, coupled with the absence of unreleased tracks, Instant Party comes in handy only ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Instant Party includes 11 tracks that focus on Tito Puente's tenure with the Concord label in the late '80s and early '90s. Taken from the albums Royal 'T,' Mambo of the Times, On Broadway, El Rey, Out of This World, Sensacion, and Goza Mi Timbal, this is a short program at only 11 tracks, and a few songs like "Oye Como Va," "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Stompin' at the Savoy," and "Fiesta à la King" were Puente staples long before his recordings on Concord, and they shouldn't be misconstrued as definitive versions. Considering the vast array of solid discs encompassing Puente's full spectrum of hits, coupled with the absence of unreleased tracks, Instant Party comes in handy only for the novice listener trying to sort out the various career paths taken by "the King of Latin Music."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/11/2004
  • Label: Concord Records
  • UPC: 013431223924
  • Catalog Number: 2239
  • Sales rank: 351,004

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Royal 'T' (3:47)
  2. 2 Japan Mambo (3:22)
  3. 3 T.P.'s Especial (5:06)
  4. 4 Oye Como Va (5:59)
  5. 5 Slam Bam (7:35)
  6. 6 Sweet Georgia Brown (4:36)
  7. 7 Spain (6:19)
  8. 8 Cha Cha Cha (6:37)
  9. 9 Stompin' at the Savoy (4:53)
  10. 10 Fiesta a la King (5:48)
  11. 11 Ran Kan Kan (5:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tito Puente Primary Artist, Percussion, Marimbas, Timbales, Vocals, Timbalitos
Jorge Dalto Piano
Tony Lujan Trumpet
Charlie Sepulveda Trumpet
Mary Fettig Soprano Saxophone
Alfredo de la Fe Violin
Jerry Gonzalez Conga
Sonny Bravo Piano
Sam Burtis Trombone
Jimmy Frisaura Trumpet, Valve Trombone
Mitch Frohman Soprano Saxophone
Ray Gonzalez Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Jose Madera Percussion, Conga
Rebeca Mauleón Synthesizer
Bobby Porcelli Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Mario Rivera Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Bobby Rodriguez Bass, Electric Bass, Bass Guitar
John "Dandy" Rodriguez Percussion, Bongos
Piro Rodriguez Trumpet
Mike Turre Baritone Saxophone
Papo Vasquez Trombone
Arturo Velasco Trombone
Robbie Kwock Flugelhorn
José Papo Rodríguez Percussion, Bongos
David "Piro" Rodríguez Flugelhorn
Johnny Rodriguez Percussion, Bongos, Vocals
Technical Credits
Joaquín Rodrigo Composer
Tito Puente Composer
Benny Goodman Composer
Edgar Sampson Composer
Chucho Valdés Composer
Chick Webb Composer
Ben Bernie Composer
Chick Corea Composer
Louie Ramirez Composer
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra Composer
Abbey Anna Art Direction
Maceo Pinkard Composer
Kenneth Casey Composer
Seth Presant Mastering
Kurt Sievert Art Direction
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