Salsa Meets Jazz

Salsa Meets Jazz

by Tito Puente


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Salsa Meets Jazz

For this particular Tito Puente recording, his exciting three-horn, three-percussion Latin jazz octet (which includes longtime saxophone soloist Mario Rivera) is joined by alto great Phil Woods on three of the eight selections, including Thelonious Monk's "Pannonica" and "Repetition." Such songs as "Corner Pocket," "Carioca" and Dizzy Gillespie's "Con Alma" sound perfectly natural in this Afro-Cuban jazz setting, and Puente (well featured on vibes and timbales) is responsible for two originals and seven of the nine arrangements. The music is danceable, adventurous and quite fun.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/1990
Label: Concord Records
UPC: 0013431435426
catalogNumber: 4354
Rank: 140958

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tito Puente   Primary Artist,Percussion,Marimbas,Timbales,Vibes,Track Performer,Timbalitos
Phil Woods   Alto Saxophone,Track Performer

Technical Credits

Ray Barretto   Composer
Tito Puente   Composer,Contributor
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Neal Hefti   Composer
Sonny Bravo   Contributor
Ron Davis   Engineer
Charles Fox   Composer
Jimmy Frisaura   Contributor
Jose Madera   Contributor
Rebeca Mauleón   Contributor
Bill Ortiz   Contributor
Pixinguinha (Alfredo Vianna)   Composer
Mario Rivera   Contributor
Johnny Dandy Rodrigues   Contributor
Bobby Rodriguez   Contributor
Piro Rodriguez   Contributor
Joe de Jesus   Contributor
Carl E. Jefferson   Producer

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