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by Tito Puente


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Tito Puente, the godfather of Latin jazz, celebrated 50 years in music with this sizzling CD. "Be-Bop" is launched with a duel between trumpeters Bobby Shew and Maynard Ferguson. Underrated alto saxophonist Bobby Porcelli and tenorman Mario Rivera make this version of "Stablemates" a keeper. The rarely heard "Venus De Milo" is revived with a warm tribute to composer Gerry Mulligan by baritone saxophonist Mitch Forman. Special Delivery is big-band Latin jazz at its best.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/08/1996
Label: Concord Records
UPC: 0013431473220
catalogNumber: 4732
Rank: 140853

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tito Puente   Primary Artist,Conductor,Marimbas,Timbales,Vibes
Maynard Ferguson   Trumpet,Flugelhorn,Track Performer
Don Menza   Tenor Saxophone
Hilton Ruiz   Piano
Bobby Shew   Trumpet
Michael Philip Mossman   Trombone,Trumpet
Sonny Bravo   Piano
Jimmy Delgado   Percussion
Mitch Frohman   Baritone Saxophone
Tom Garling   Trombone
Lewis Kahn   Trombone
Jose Madera   Percussion
Bobby Porcelli   Alto Saxophone
Mario Rivera   Flute,Piccolo,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
John Rodriguez   Percussion
Louis Bauzo   Percussion
John Walsh   Trumpet
Wayne Bergeron   Trumpet
Ray Vega   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Rubén Rodríguez   Bass

Technical Credits

Tito Puente   Arranger,Director,Producer
Hilton Ruiz   Arranger
Michael Philip Mossman   Arranger
Marty Sheller   Arranger
Sonny Bravo   Arranger
John Burk   Producer
Dominic Camardella   Engineer
Mitch Frohman   Arranger
Tom Garling   Arranger
Jose Madera   Arranger
Paul Wickliffe   Engineer
Mark Holston   Liner Notes
Kent Judkins   Art Direction
Sid Robin   Composer

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