Flamboyant and innovative percussionist who infused big-band music with Latin sounds to become El Rey de los Timbales.
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Album Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Abaniquito 1949 Abaniquito Tico
 
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Babarabatiri 1951 Babarabatiri Saludos Amigos
 
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Cha Cha Cha, Vol. 3 1955 Cha Cha Cha, Vol. 3 Tico
 
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Dance the Cha Cha Cha 1955 Dance the Cha Cha Cha Fania
 
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Goca Mi Cha Cha Cha 1955 Goca Mi Cha Cha Cha Tico
 
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Mamborama! 1955 Mamborama! Charly Records
 
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Cuban Carnival 1956 Cuban Carnival BMG
 
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Puente Goes Jazz 1956 Puente Goes Jazz Bluebird RCA / RCA
 
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Puente in Percussion 1956 Puente in Percussion Fania
 
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Let's Cha Cha with Puente 1957 Let's Cha Cha with Puente RCA Victor
 
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Night Beat 1957 Night Beat Koch Jazz / Koch International
 
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Top Percussion 1957 Top Percussion RCA / BMG
 
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Basic Cha Cha Cha 1957 Basic Cha Cha Cha Tico
 
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Herman's Heat & Puente's Beat 1958 Herman's Heat & Puente's Beat Evidence
 
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Cha Cha Cha at the El Morocco 1958 Cha Cha Cha at the El Morocco Tico
 
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Dance Mania 1958 Dance Mania RCA
 
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New Cha Cha/Mambo Herd 1958 New Cha Cha/Mambo Herd Laserlight
 
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Puente's Beat/Herman's Heat 1958 Puente's Beat/Herman's Heat Legacy
 
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Tito Puente Swings/Vicentico Valdes Sings 1958 Tito Puente Swings/Vicentico Valdes Sings Tico
 
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Puente in Love 1959 Puente in Love Fania
 
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Dancing Under Latin Skies 1959 Dancing Under Latin Skies RCA Victor
 
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Latin Golden Oldies for Dancing, Vol. 1 1959 Latin Golden Oldies for Dancing, Vol. 1 Tico
 
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Mambo with Me 1959 Mambo with Me Tico
 
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Mucho Cha-Cha 1959 Mucho Cha-Cha BMG
 
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The Dancing Beat of the Latin Bands 1959 The Dancing Beat of the Latin Bands RCA Victor
 
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Tambó 1960 Tambó Sony BMG / RCA
 
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Pachanga con Puente 1961 Pachanga con Puente Fania Special
 
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Dance Mania, Vol. 2 1961 Dance Mania, Vol. 2 BMG
 
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The Exciting Tito Puente Band in Hollywood 1961 The Exciting Tito Puente Band in Hollywood Bomba Records
 
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Bossa Nova 1962 Bossa Nova Palladium
 
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Vaya Puente 1962 Vaya Puente Fania
 
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More Dance Mania 1963 More Dance Mania RCA Victor
 
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El Rey Bravo 1963 El Rey Bravo Fania
 
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Tito Puente Bailables 1963 Tito Puente Bailables Fania Special
 
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Tito Puente y Parece Bobo 1963 Tito Puente y Parece Bobo Fania Special
 
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Y Parece Bobo 1963 Y Parece Bobo Fania
 
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Excitante Ritmos de Tito Puente 1963 Excitante Ritmos de Tito Puente Fania
 
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In Puerto Rico 1963 In Puerto Rico Fania
 
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De Mi Para Ti [From Me to You] 1964 De Mi Para Ti [From Me to You] Fania
 
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Latin World of Tito Puente 1964 Latin World of Tito Puente Tico / Sonido
 
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El Mundo Latino de Tito Puente 1964 El Mundo Latino de Tito Puente
 
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My Fair Lady Goes Latin 1964 My Fair Lady Goes Latin Fania
 
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Homenaje a Rafael Hernandez 1965 Homenaje a Rafael Hernandez Tico
 
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Tito Puente Swings/The Exciting Lupe Sings 1965 Tito Puente Swings/The Exciting Lupe Sings Fania
 
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Tú Y Yo (You'n'Me) 1965 Tú Y Yo (You'n'Me) Fania Special
 
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Carnaval en Harlem 1966 Carnaval en Harlem Fania
 
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Combinacion Perfecta (Perfect Combination) 1966 Combinacion Perfecta (Perfect Combination) Alegre
 
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Cuba y Puerto Rico Son... 1966 Cuba y Puerto Rico Son... Fania
 
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Llamado de Amor 1967 Llamado de Amor Fania
 
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What Now My Love 1967 What Now My Love Tico
 
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El Rey y Yo (The King and I) 1967 El Rey y Yo (The King and I) Fania
 
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El Rey (The King) 1968 El Rey (The King) Emusica Records / Fania
 
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Tito Puente on the Bridge 1969 Tito Puente on the Bridge Fania
 
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Quimbo Quimbumbia 1969 Quimbo Quimbumbia Fania
 
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Tito Puente en el Puente (On the Bridge) 1969 Tito Puente en el Puente (On the Bridge) Sonido Inc.
 
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Mambos by Tito Puente 196? Mambos by Tito Puente Palladium
 
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Etc. Etc. Etc. 1970 Etc. Etc. Etc. Tico
 
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Pa'lante! (Straight!) 1970 Pa'lante! (Straight!) Tico
 
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Noraida: La Bárbara Del Mundo Latino 1971 Noraida: La Bárbara Del Mundo Latino Fania
 
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Presenta a Noraida 1971 Presenta a Noraida Fania Special
 
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Para Los Rumberos 1972 Para Los Rumberos Tico
 
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Tito Puente and His Concert Orchestra 1973 Tito Puente and His Concert Orchestra Fania / Emusica Records
 
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Tito Unlimited 1974 Tito Unlimited Fania
 
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Los Originales 1976 Los Originales Tico
 
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Homenaje a Beny 1978 Homenaje a Beny Fania
 
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La Pareja: The Couple 1978 La Pareja: The Couple Fania
 
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Homenaje a Beny, Vol. 2 1979 Homenaje a Beny, Vol. 2 Fania
 
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Homenaje a Beny More, Vol. 2 1979 Homenaje a Beny More, Vol. 2 Fania
 
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Ce' Magnifique 1981 Ce' Magnifique Emusica Records / Fania
 
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On Broadway 1982 On Broadway Concord Picante / Concord
 
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El Rey 1984 El Rey Concord Picante / Concord
 
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Puente Now! The Exciting Tito Puente Band 1984 Puente Now! The Exciting Tito Puente Band GNP / Crescendo
 
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Mambo Diablo [Concord Picante] 1985 Mambo Diablo [Concord Picante] Concord / Concord Picante
 
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Homenaje a Beny More, Vol. 3 1985 Homenaje a Beny More, Vol. 3 Fania
 
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Crossover Dreams 1986 Crossover Dreams Elektra
 
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Un Poco Loco 1987 Un Poco Loco Concord Picante / Concord
 
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Sensacion 1987 Sensacion Concord Picante / Concord
 
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Salsa Meets Jazz 1988 Salsa Meets Jazz Concord Picante / Concord
 
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Out of This World 1990 Out of This World Concord Picante / Concord
 
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Goza Mi Timbal 1990 Goza Mi Timbal Concord Picante / Concord
 
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Tito Puente Presents 1990 Tito Puente Presents RMM / Discos CBS
 
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Mambo of the Times 1991 Mambo of the Times Concord Picante / Concord Jazz
 
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The Mambo King: His 100th Album 1991 The Mambo King: His 100th Album RMM
 
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Live at the Village Gate 1992 Live at the Village Gate RMM
 
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Salsa 1992 Salsa World Records
 
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Dance Mania 80's 1992 Dance Mania 80's Tico
 
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Recordando a Arsenio 1993 Recordando a Arsenio Fania Special
 
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More Spanish Songs That Mama Never Taught Me (Mas Canciones Mi Mama...) 1993 More Spanish Songs That Mama Never Taught Me (Mas Canciones Mi Mama...) Fania Special
 
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In Session 1993 In Session RMM
 
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Master Timbalero 1993 Master Timbalero Concord Jazz / Concord
 
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Royal 'T' 1993 Royal 'T' Concord Picante
 
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More Mambos on Broadway 1995 More Mambos on Broadway Westwind
 
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Tito's Idea 1995 Tito's Idea Tropi Jazz / RMM
 
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Double Dynamite 1995 Double Dynamite
 
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El Rey del Timbal 1996 El Rey del Timbal Delta Distribution
 
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Jazzin' 1996 Jazzin' Tropi Jazz / RMM
 
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Special Delivery 1996 Special Delivery Concord Picante
 
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Dancemania '99: Live at Birdland 1998 Dancemania '99: Live at Birdland RMM
 
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Planet Jazz 1999 Planet Jazz
 
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Mambo Birdland 1999 Mambo Birdland RMM
 
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Masterpiece/Obra Maestra 2000 Masterpiece/Obra Maestra RMM
 
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Dr. Feelgood 2002 Dr. Feelgood Recall (UK)
 
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Live at the Playboy Jazz Festival 2002 Live at the Playboy Jazz Festival Playboy Jazz
 
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Fiesta 2003 Fiesta NYC Music
 
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Pachanga in NY 2003 Pachanga in NY ZYX Music
 
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Party at Puente's Place 2004 Party at Puente's Place Concord Jazz / Concord Picante
 
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Tito Puente Tito Puente Embajador
 
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Tito Puente con Orgullo Tito Puente con Orgullo Tico
 
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Mambo Caravan Mambo Caravan Tico
 
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Pachanga in New York Pachanga in New York P-Vine Records
 
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La Lloroncita: El Sol Brilla Para Todos La Lloroncita: El Sol Brilla Para Todos Tico
 
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Latin Fiesta [Guest Star] Latin Fiesta [Guest Star] Guest Star
 
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Cha Cha Cha's for Lovers Cha Cha Cha's for Lovers Fania
 
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Cha Cha Cha Carnival Cha Cha Cha Carnival Forum Circle
 
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Brasilia Nueve Brasilia Nueve Decca
 
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