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User:
Puente, Tito  Search this
Maker:
Latin Percussion  Search this
Physical Description:
paper; plastic; steel; chrome (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 126 cm x 70 cm x 63 cm; 49 5/8 in x 27 9/16 in x 24 13/16 in
Object Name:
drum
drum set
Place Made:
United States: New Jersey, Garfield
Date made:
1990-1996
Description:
Born in New York City's Spanish Harlem to Puerto Rican parents, Tito Puente became one of the most important Latino bandleaders, composers, arrangers, and percussionists of his generation. He mastered both Afro-Caribbean music and jazz, contributing to the development of Latin Jazz, mambo, and salsa. In collaboration with other great Latin music and jazz artists, he brought a new Latin sound to American music.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Olympics  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Tito Puente
ID Number:
1996.0304.01
Accession number:
1996.0304
Catalog number:
1996.0604.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-5994-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_609361