The Tito Puente Latin Music Series takes place in July and August at outdoor locations across Boston. The six-concert series is an infectious soundscape of salsa, bolero, danzón, Afro-Latin, Caribbean, jazz, funk, R&B, and more. Performers include Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and world-renowned artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Ecuador, Brazil, and throughout Latin America.
Combo Sabroso is a Latin dance band influenced by the ensembles of Eddie Palmieri and Tito Puente. Led by assistant professor Matt Jenson, their repertoire ranges from cha cha, danzón, and bolero to salsa, Latin jazz, plena, and other styles.
The Tito Puente Latin Music Series is presented by Berklee College of Music, Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, ParkARTS, and the Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events. The series is part of Berklee's Summer in the City, which features over 100 free outdoor concerts throughout the Boston area from June to September. As presenting sponsor of the 2012 concert series, Natixis Global Asset Management is committed to preserving cultural experience through the power of music.
Call 617 927-1707, or visit berklee.edu/events/summer for information. All locations are wheelchair accessible. The O'Day Park concerts move inside to Villa Victoria Center for the Arts when raining. All others are canceled with no rain dates.
Added by Berklee MR on June 19, 2012