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Tito Puente: Quatro: The Definitive Collection

By the time of his death on June 1, 2000, at age 77, Ernesto Antonio “Tito” Puente Jr. was an iconic figure in American culture. But showmanship and celebrity might have obscured the fact that, like Armstrong and Dizzy, Puente was the transcendent artist disguised as entertainer.

Quatro: The Definitive Collection, impeccably packaged as a five-CD set, five LPs or digital download, is a reminder of Puente’s musical talent and his contributions to American music.

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