Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
Part of the RMM -- Best of Series, which celebrates the RMM record company's most popular Latin artists, RMM -- Best of Tito Puente features performances by legendary jazz bandleader Tito Puente. Nicknamed "The Mambo King" because he has been making rhythmic music for several decades, Puente has recorded an immense body of work. In this program, five favorite numbers are showcased. A brief profile offers additional insight into the career of a musical kingpin.