Putumayo Presents: Puerto Rico

( 2 )

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Adam Greenberg
Part of the seemingly endless catalog of danceable world music from Putumayo, this compilation focuses exclusively on music from Puerto Rico. Due to licensing restrictions, Putumayo was unable to secure songs from some of the most legendary artists (El Gran Combo, Willie Colon, etc.), but nonetheless, a few notables do show up. It starts with a piano tour de force from Eddie Palmieri, then moves through both contemporary forms such as trombonist Jimmy Bosch (from New Jersey) and his new group (featuring a cameo on piano by Chucho Valdes, no less), and traditional music from the highlands, primarily the jibaro music from Andres Jimenez. The album attempts to cover as many...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers and in stores.

Pick Up In Store Near You

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (CD)
  • All (3) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $14.12   
  • Used (2) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$14.12
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(5202)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
BRAND NEW, Factory Sealed items direct from the Studios. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee. Quick International Airmail!

Ships from: Indian Trail, NC

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Adam Greenberg
Part of the seemingly endless catalog of danceable world music from Putumayo, this compilation focuses exclusively on music from Puerto Rico. Due to licensing restrictions, Putumayo was unable to secure songs from some of the most legendary artists (El Gran Combo, Willie Colon, etc.), but nonetheless, a few notables do show up. It starts with a piano tour de force from Eddie Palmieri, then moves through both contemporary forms such as trombonist Jimmy Bosch (from New Jersey) and his new group (featuring a cameo on piano by Chucho Valdes, no less), and traditional music from the highlands, primarily the jibaro music from Andres Jimenez. The album attempts to cover as many forms as possible, including the straight tropical, the bombe, the plena, the jibaro, as well as mixes of such. It does well at this, and the album is definitely danceable. For a brief look at what's happened in the past and happening in the present of Puerto Rican music (besides Ricky Martin), look into this album.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/23/2000
  • Label: Putumayo World Music
  • UPC: 790248016726
  • Catalog Number: 167

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Café (6:23)
  2. 2 Me Voy Pa'L Campo (3:51)
  3. 3 Pa' Mantener Tradicion (4:01)
  4. 4 Una Mujer en Mi Vida (2:46)
  5. 5 Homenaje a Caridad (4:47)
  6. 6 Seis Milonguero (5:49)
  7. 7 Nadie Llore (3:29)
  8. 8 Caramelo (4:00)
  9. 9 Musica Morena (4:15)
  10. 10 La Naturaleza - Ismael Miranda & Andres Jimenez (4:41)
  11. 11 Bembe de Plena (4:56)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ramito Track Performer
Pepe Castillo Track Performer
Ismael Miranda Track Performer
Eddie Palmieri Track Performer
Jimmy Bosch Track Performer
Plena Libre Track Performer
Julius Melendez Track Performer
Andrés Jiménez Track Performer
Atabal Track Performer
Modesta Cepeda Track Performer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(1)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Posted January 24, 2011

    Love it

    I bought this for my mom and we both love it and dance to it. This is music we all grew up with.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews