Latin jazz bands please

hey there reader, i ve been tryin to catch a hold of some nice latin jazz music that contains lots of drum solos, been dyin to hear some latin gud latin rythms as well. it ll be great if u cud point me to bands that have one the more famous drummers in them and anything else, heheh...
 

Eggman

Member
Re: LATIN JAZZ BANDS PLEASE

Tito Puente
Eddie Palmieri
Irakere
Poncho Sanchez
Michel Camilo
Paquito D'Rivera

Those are some of my favorites, all with excellent drumming. They should keep you occupied for a while.
 

Michael McDanial

Senior Member
Re: LATIN JAZZ BANDS PLEASE

Tito Puente is always a good place to start. Tito recorded an all percussion album called "Puente In Percussion". Some other good Tito Puente albums:

"Dance Mania"
"Tambó"
"El Rey"
"Top Percussion"
"Cuban Carnival"
"Party With Puente"

Some other great artists to check out:

Pancho Sanchez
Carlos "Patato" Valdes
Eddie Palmieri
Tito Rodriguez
Mario Bauza
Machito
Mongo Santamaria
Chucho Valdes
 
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