Tito Puente

Tito Puente Biography

Latin Bandleader, Jazz, Salsa and Mambo musician of Puerto Rican descent - born and raised in Spanish Harlem in New York City. Known as "El Rey Del Timbal" - "The King Of The Timbales".

He also played vibraphone, drum kit, conga drums, claves, piano, and occasionally saxophone and clarinet.

April 20, 1923 – May 31, 2000

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