1838 SW Jefferson
Portland, Oregon

Tito Puente — the charismatic Juilliard-trained "King of Timbales," an icon, integral in sparking (and fueling) the genre's firey popularity over several decades — remains one of the most prolific and accessible composers in Latin jazz history. PJO warms up the winter with an evening of extra spicy mambo from the Lifetime Grammy Achievement award winner.

Official Website: http://portlandjazzorchestra.org/events/index.html

Added by Rebekah Phillips on September 4, 2009