Putumayo World Music: Latin Jazz
Product DescriptionPutumayo World Music: Latin Jazz. An homage to the Afro-Cuban sounds incorporated into big-band jazz stylings. Features masters like Tito Puente, Poncho Sanchez and others. Putumayo World Music continues its exploration into the sounds of the Latin diaspora by releasing its first jazz-focused collection. One of the most familiar jazz genres, Latin jazz has achieved global popularity since big bands in the 1940s and 50s started incorporating Afro-Cuban sounds into their arrangements. 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 features legends Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Eddie Palmieri and others.