Remembering Toots Thielmans, one of the greatest musicians of all times. Born April 29 1922, died August 22 2016.

One of the musicians that impressed me the most was Toots Thielmans who I had the occasion to meet several times.  I was especially impressed when he sat in at the Jazz Cafe in Brussels, Belgium with the Latin Percussion Jazz Ensemble, a group I put on tour between 1979 and 1980 to spread the word of my percussion brand, LP.

Mitch Frohman Latin-Jazz Quartet perform at Congahead Studios

Veteran saxophonist & flautist Mitch Frohman, known for his 25-year stint with the Tito Puente Orchestra as well as his many years with the Mongo Santamaria band, has embarked on a new small group project featuring himself accompanied by the Curtis Brothers trio.

The Mambo Legends in Montvale, NJ. November 28, 2011

Latin Music Legends Postage Stamps

I was very honored to have my photo of Tito Puente, that was taken in Radio City Music Hall sometime in the 1980s used for a United States Postage stamp.  It is one of 5 artists honored.  It addition to Tito Puente there is a stamp for Carmen Miranda, Carlos Gardel, Celia Cruz and Selena.






















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