Tito Puente and His Latin Ensemble
A spontaneous Latin-jazz fusion took hold of the world in the 1940s, at the approach of World war II -- a graceful invention attributed to Dizzy Gillespie and Chano Pozo. Since then, tens of thousands of jazz musicians around the globe have paid them the supreme compliment: they have adopted it.
A half century later, the New York-born Puerto Rican, music pioneer Tito Puente arrived with Salsa Meets Jazz. Here, he continued to merge the two styles in such a fashion that proves satisfyi… MORE