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Tito Puente & Eddie Palmieri - Masterpiece (2000)

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Tito Puente & Eddie Palmieri - Masterpiece  (2000)

Tito Puente & Eddie Palmieri - Masterpiece
Latin Jazz | mp3 320 Kbps | 148 MB
DAM 2000

What can be said about this salsa-mambo explosion in light of the recent passing of the King, Tito Puente? Just this: This highly anticipated release, joining Latin music's royalty, hits its mark squarely in the eye and exceeds expectation.
What could have been weighty and bogged down by both over-production and ego instead comes up fresh, frenetic and enthusiastic. Together these guys transcended their individual immense selves to become the bodhisattvas of sabor.
La Ultima Copa - vocals Herman Olivera 5:09
Muddy's Club Blues In Weinheim - vocals Jerry Medina 3:24
Cielito Lindo, La Negra Mariachi Medley - vocals Oscar D'Leon 5:03
Marchando Bien - vocals Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez 4:14
Picadillo Jam - instrumental 5:17
El Puente Mundial - vocals Frankie Morales & Jerry Medina 5:50
El Beso - vocals Michael Stuart 6:25
El Bochinche - vocals Jerry Medina, Michael Stuart & Herman Olivera 4:19
Enseñame Tú, Piensalo Bien Bolero Medley - vocals Michael Stuart & Herman Olivera 6:45
Paris Mambo - vocals Oscar D'Leon 4:12
Yambu Pa' Inglaterra - vocals Herman Olivera 3:56
Itutu Aché - vocals Milton Cardona & Jerry Medina 7:59

Musicians include:

Tito Puente Timbales/vibes
Eddie Palmieri Piano
David "Piro" Rodriguez, Ray Vega, John Walsh, Tony Lujan Trumpets
Mario Rivera, Phil Vieux, Mitch Frohman, Pete Miranda, Pete Yellin Saxophones
Conrad Herwig, Reynaldo Jorge, Lewis Kahn Trombones
Paoli Mejias Congas (batá)
Johnny Rodriguez Bongos
Javier Oquendo Bongos (batá)
José Claussell, José Madera Timbales
Joe Santiago, Bernie Miñoso Bass
Sonny Bravo Piano
Herman Olivera Maracas & clave
Nestor Sánchez, Kevin Ceballo, Hermán Olivera Background vocals

Special Guests:

Paquito D'Rivera, Ivan Rentas, Dioris Rivera, Enrique Fernández Saxophones
Milton Cardona Bata drum and chant
Chris Washburne Trombone
El Mariachi Real De Mexico
and others