♫♪♬ Putumayo Presents - Latin Jazz - features legends Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Eddie Palmieri and others - This mixture of Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz stylings comes together on Latin Jazz, a lively collection of songs by masters of the genre. Latin Jazz- YouTube
Luciano Pozo González, (Chano Pozo) was an Afro-Cuban jazz percussionist, singer, dancer and composer who played a major role in the founding of Latin jazz. Although he lived but 33 years, no discussion of Latin jazz is complete without mention of his name and no discussion of trumpet giant Dizzy Gillespie, the godfather of Latin jazz in the U.S., can begin without the name of Pozo, who was the first in a long line of Latin percussionists in Dizzy's various bands.
Ray Barretto: Born April 29, 1929 New York City, New York, United States. Died February 17, 2006 (aged 76) New York City, New York. Genres: Latin Jazz. Occupation(s): Musician. Instruments: Congas, Drums, Percussion. Labels: Fania All-Stars, The Blackout Allstars. Movies: Money.
American artist Lyle Carbajal uses his paintings to explore the unintentional. “Through the use of color, bold line and image placement he hopes to capture the naiveté of daily life.” Influences include the Brut and Cobra groups of past and present, the naïve artists of Latin America, graphic designers and illustrators, religious painters, and children. …