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