Dave Valentin

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March 2007    Farewells

Hilton Ruiz (5.29.52 – 6.6.06)

I first met Hilton before I was musical director for Tito Puente. We recorded some albums together. He played on my records and I played on his. He was one of the best not only jazz players, but Latin-jazz players I have ever known. He was magic. We used...

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About Dave Valentin

Dave Valentin joined the JazzTimes community on Dec 17, 2009