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Tito Puente (Hispanic-American Biographies)

by Mary Olmstead

  • 385 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Raintree .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Puente, Tito,,
  • Hispanic American musicians,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Musicians,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • 1923-,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8428236M
    ISBN 101410909190
    ISBN 109781410909190
    OCLC/WorldCa53215738

      In our next installment for Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), World Book celebrates the birthday of music legend Tito Puente. Puente was born on Ap , 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, Mambo King Tito Puente, Rey Del Mambo (Book): Brown, Monica: This bilingual picture-book biography portrays the musical and cultural .

    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 part of the fun. Author: Monica Brown Illustrator: Rafael López Date of Publication: ISBN: Grade Level: 2nd (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines. Date(s) Used: Jul. 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 .

      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 musiciaAuthor: Josephine Powell. From musical prodigy on the streets of Harlem to five-time Grammy Award winner, Tito's life was full of rhythm, with drums and claves, saxophones and tambourines all part of the fun. by Monica Brown - Paperback Book - The Parent Store/5.


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Tito Puente (Hispanic-American Biographies) by Mary Olmstead Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo: Bilingual Spanish-English Children's Book (Pura Belpre Honor Books - Illustration Honor) [Brown, Monica, Lopez, Rafael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo: Bilingual Spanish-English Children's Book (Pura Belpre Honor Books - Illustration Honor)/5(37).

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 plan to read one children's book, particularly a /5.

Tito Puente.likes 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 ers: K. Tito Puente: King of Latin Music (DVD & Book Combo) [Payne, Jim, Puente, Tito] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tito Puente: /5(5).

Tito Puente died onat the age of 77, in a Tito Puente book York City hospital where he was awaiting heart surgery. Adored by fans across the globe, Born:   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 Tito Puente book pans as a child, but what he really dreamed of was having his own band one day. Tito Puente Mambo King book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, clap your hands for Tito Puen /5(4). Reviewed by Sujei Lugo Review Source: Latinx in Kid Lit Book Author: Monica Brown 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 [ ]. 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.

Rey del Mambo Bilingual Picture Book ¡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. This vibrant picture book biography of musician Tito Puente brings the remarkable story. of a talented legend to life. From musical prodigy on the streets of Harlem to five-time Grammy Award winner; Tito’s life was full of rhythm.

Now, that’s more like it. Less than a year prior to this double-disc release, Sony International put out a single-CD comp of vintage Tito Puente, dubbed Lo Esencial in Spanish, which means “The Essential” in English.

It was less than that, in either language -- missing, for example, “Oye Como Va.” Partly, Puente’s vast catalog is to blame; even two six-disc box sets, released after 4/4(1). Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo Editorial Reviews 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 Navy during WWII, studying at Juilliard, and leading the big band that carried Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

But Tito Puente would live his life as a Puerto Rican who would become one of the greatest Hispanic-American musicians of the 20th century. This title tells about this energetic six-time Grammy Award winner.

: Tito Puente, Mambo King/Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo: Bilingual Spanish-English Children's Book (Pura Belpre Honor Books - Illustration Honor) () by Brown, Monica and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5().

Tito Puente, Mambo King / Tito Puente, Rey del Mambo — by Monica Brown and Rafael López A vibrant bilingual picture-book biography that portrays the musical and cultural phenomenon of Tito Puente, Mambo King.

Get this from a library. Tito Puente. [Mary Olmstead] -- A biography of the band leader and recording artist who grew up in Spanish Harlem and gained worldwide popularity as the "King of.

Tito Puente, Mambo King / Tito Puente, rey del mambo by Monica Brown and Rafael López. 22 Total Resources 4 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books.

Meet-the-Author Recording of Tito Puente, Mambo King / Tito Puente, rey del mambo; Video Book Trailer for Tito Puente, Mambo King / Tito Puente, rey del mambo; Name Pronunciation with Monica Brown. The main idea of this book was the music career of Tito Puente.

The illustrations and use of color were my favorite parts of the book. The pictures had captured the excitement and volume of the music by its bright/vibrant colors and bold/enlarged text/5(15). 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.

Tito Puente Remembered. June 1, • Celebrated bandleader Tito Puente died on Wednesday. The 77 year old percussionist was a major force behind the trend to incorporate latin rhythms in jazz. Although Tito Puente was a beloved and iconic musician, he is not as well known outside of the Hispanic-American Puente, Mambo King/ Rey del mambo is a bilingual picture book that is best for ages It won the .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.