Tito Puente, Jr. may be available for your next special event!
"Oye Como Va",
Tito Puente Jr. has begun leaving a mark as
an artist of distinction. With record albums and music videos to his
credit, plus a slew of concert tours under his belt, Tito has become a
force to be reckoned within Latin music. Determined to reach people of
all generations, Tito's music is a fusion of POP Latin Jazz and Dance,
laced with influences of Mambo, Cha Cha and Merengue. Tito calls it
"Latin Dance a new explosion of authentic music created from the
Now a resident of Miami, Tito Puente Jr. was
born and raised in New York City with a Puerto Rican descent. Under
the tutelage of his father, "El Rey" (Tito
Puente), his first instrument
was percussion. Later, he attended school in Long Island where he
further developed his skills as a musician, while studying piano and
composition at home. When he was old enough, Tito began playing the
New York City club scene with other well-known Latin artists from the
In his current band, Tito is the lead singer and
percussionist. He still plays the piano, but uses it mainly for
writing songs. Living in culturally diverse Miami has had a most
positive effect on Tito's creativity and innovative approach to his
He says, "I'm thrilled with the many faces and
sounds of Miami. The opportunity to listen to music from Mexico, South
America, the Caribbean and other parts of the world has allowed me to
expand my own musical horizons, so my music can reach more
Tito's debut album, "Guarachando," which
he co-produced for the EMI-Latin label, featured the hit single "Oye
Como Va" (a cover of his father's signature standard), which
charted at #7 on Billboard's Dance chart and earned him a Latin Music
Award for "Best Video of the Year."
Tito Puente Jr. has performed in many parts
of the world, but mostly in North and South America. He has been
featured in magazines, newspapers and television programs, such as
Urban Latino, Latin Style, American Way, Reggae Report, People En Español,
Radio & Musica, DMA, Billboard, The Miami Herald, Good Day New
York, E! Entertainment, CBS Noticias, NBC, Canada News, Onda Max,
Control, Caliente, Primer Impacto, El Gordo y La Flaca, Ocurrio Asi
and has also appeared in an HBO special.
Thrilled with the support he had received from his
father who had also been known to sit in with his son's band on
occasion Tito plans to follow in his Dad's foot steps, creating for
his generation what "El Rey" has done for his own in the
past fifty years.
Tito continued his quest with his sophomore efforts
titled "Sientelo" (Feel It), which
reviews with his hit "Azucar" and also with his second
single "Caliente," which is a tribute to his father. "Caliente" has today's Urban
salsa sound and yesterday's.
Tito Puente, Jr. may be available for your next special
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