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Tito Puente

When the Drums Are Dreaming

by Josephine Powell

  • 291 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Biography: general,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians,
  • Puente, Tito,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1923-2000,
  • Biography,
  • Puente, Tito,,
  • Salsa musicians,
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8535878M
    ISBN 101425981585
    ISBN 109781425981587

    Apr 20,  · In our next installment for Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), World Book celebrates the birthday of music legend Tito Puente. Puente was born on April 20, , in New York City. He ranks among the most important figures in the history of Latin popular music. Puente was an influential bandleader, composer, arranger, and musician. Tito Puente and the making of Latin Music Steven Loza () Pub. University of Illinois Press This large format page book was written in the mid to late ’s and published shortly before Puente’s death. The first authorised publication about the legendary musician, it includes around 50 photographs/album covers, a comprehensive discography, a.

    Meet-the-Author Recording with Rafael López about Tito Puente, Mambo King / Tito Puente, rey del mambo Created by TeachingBooks Listen to the Recording () Share. In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life. Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day/5(15).

    In this bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life. Tito Puente, Mambo King / Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo. By Rafael López, Tito's life was full of rhythm, with drums and claves, saxophones and tambourines all . Ernesto "Tito" Puente born in in Spanish Harlem is a tale about an impoverished Puerto Rican boy who grew up with the advent of radio and American swing bands. At age ten he aspired to be a dancer: another Fred Astaire. An ankle injury gave him the opportunity to explore his talent as a musician. At fourteen he won the coveted Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa drum contest/5(2).


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Apr 29,  · Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo: Tito Puente book Spanish-English (Pura Belpre Honor Books - Illustration Honor) [Monica Brown, Rafael Lopez] on furniture-of-ironforge.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life/5(29). Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo is a children's picture book written by Monica Brown and illustrated by Rafael López.

It is a biographical picture book of Tito Puente – the King of Latin Music. Mid-September to Mid-October, at least in my part of the world is Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month, which I Tito Puente book to read one children's book, particularly a biography, which pertains /5. Mambo Diablo - My Journey with Tito Puente- Book.

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Brown was presented with the challenge of summarizing Tito Puente’s life and music career in a picture book, and with the collaboration of Rafael López and his lovely illustrations, she succeeded wonderfully.

What makes this picture book stand out is how beautifully words (English and Spanish) and images resonate with Tito’s sounds. Synopsis. Born on April 20,in New York City, Tito Puente, donned the "King of Latin Jazz," was a pioneering force in Latin music, known for fusing styles and putting a big-band spin on Born: Apr 20, Early life.

Tito Puente was born on April 20,at Harlem Hospital Center in the New York borough of Manhattan. His family moved frequently, but he spent the majority of his childhood in the Spanish Harlem area of the city.

Puente's father was the foreman at a razorblade factory. Mar 05,  · In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life. Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day.

Tito Puente, Mambo King / Rey del Mambo Monica Brown, Ph.D., is the author of many award-winning books for children, including Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People, winner of the Américas Award for Children’s Literature and an Orbis Pictus Honor for Outstanding Nonfiction, and Waiting for the Biblioburro, a Christopher Award furniture-of-ironforge.com is a professor of English at Northern.

Tito Puente. likes · 57 talking about this. Probably the most beloved symbol of Latin jazz. But more than that, Puente managed to keep his music remarkably fresh over the furniture-of-ironforge.comers: K.

Mar 05,  · In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life. Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day.

From Spanish Harlem to the Grammy Awards& Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. Aside from the breathtaking pair of Complete RCA Recordings boxes, The Essential Tito Puente is the best place to acquire a raft of Puente's best and most famous recordings -- "Ran Kan Kan," "Picadillo," "Cao Cao Mani Picao," "Pa' los Rumberos," "Hong Kong Mambo" Publish your book with B&N.4/5.

Mar 30,  · Ernesto “Tito” Puente born in in Spanish Harlem is a tale about an impoverished Puerto Rican boy who grew up with the advent of radio and American swing bands. At age ten he aspired to be a dancer: another Fred Astaire.

An ankle injury gave Author: Josephine Powell. Have a fantastic weekend and make sure you put some Tito Puente music in it.

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Ernesto "Tito" Puente born in in Spanish Harlem is a tale about an impoverished Puerto Rican boy who grew up with the advent of radio and American swing bands. At age ten he aspired to be a dancer: another Fred Astaire.

An ankle injury gave him the opportunity to explore his talent as a musician/5. Shop tito puente sheet music, music books, music scores & more at Sheet Music Plus, the World's Largest Selection of Sheet Music. As Brown explains, Tito Puente (–) made music his entire life, from banging “spoons and forks on pots and pans, windowsills and cans,” to learning the saxophone while serving in the.

He has been called El Rey del Mambo, El Rey de los Timbales, The King of Latin Music, and with a hundred records and countless epic solos to his name, Ernesto “Tito” Puente -- band leader. Synopsis: In this vibrant bilingual picture book biography of musician Tito Puente, readers will dance along to the beat of this mambo king's life.

Tito Puente loved banging pots and pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day. ¡Tum tica, tac tic; conoce a Tito Puente, el Rey del Mambo. Side-by-side Spanish and English tell the story of Tito Puente, Mambo King.

From a musical prodigy on the streets of Harlem to a five-time Grammy Award winner, Puente reaches a new audience in this Pura Belpré Award book. © English, Spanish. Level 2. 10 x 10 inches. For anyone who believes this as well as for anyone simply interested in getting to know El Rey – as he was appropriately named – this book, Mambo Diablo – My Journey With Tito Puente as told by Tito Puente’s best friend and confidant, Joe Conzo to David A.

Perez, is essential reading. Tito Jr. reveres the magnificent, lasting impact his father had on our musical lives. “People who don’t know anything about Latin music know my father and people always, always smile when they say my father’s name,” he confides.

“That is a very special gift I have been given.” Book TITO PUENTE JR.By virtue of his warm, flamboyant stage manner, longevity, constant touring, and appearances in the mass media, Tito Puente is probably the most beloved symbol of Latin jazz. But more than that, Puente managed to keep his music remarkably fresh over the decades; as a timbales virtuoso, he combined mastery over every rhythmic nuance with old-fashioned showmanship -- watching his eyes bug out.Jan 16,  · Although Tito Puente was a beloved and iconic musician, he is not as well known outside of the Hispanic-American furniture-of-ironforge.com Puente, Mambo King/ Rey del mambo is a bilingual picture book that is best for ages It won the Pura Belpre Honor Book for illustration in