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JALC Radio - Para Los Rhumberos: Gillespie to Puente

 
Title JALC Radio - Para Los Rhumberos: Gillespie to Puente
Season 17, Episode 41
Airdate 08/07/2010
Hosted by Wendell Pierce
Though Dizzy Gillespie was born in rural South Carolina and Tito Puente grew up in Spanish Harlem, the two shared a rare ability. Each man mastered the wide range of jazz harmony and the intricate rhythms of Cuba. Inspired by the Cuban born musicians Mario Bauza and ‘Machito,’ Gillespie and Puente brought new sounds and rhythms into jazz.