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Tito Puente

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
This is a quiz dedicated to the great musician. Enjoy!

Question 1:


When did musician Tito Puente live?
1943-2001
1937-2005
1930-2006
1923-2000

Question 2:


Which of these is not one of Tito Puente's nicknames?
El Rey del Timbal
The King of Latin Music
El Maestro
The Mambo King

Question 3:


Tito Puente appeared in "The Simpsons".
False
True

Question 4:


Tito Puente fought in nine battles in World War II and then studied music at New York's famous Juliard School.
False
True

Question 5:


What would best describe Tito Puente's ethnicity?
He was Dominican-American.
He was Mexican -American.
He was Cuban-American.
He was Puerto Rican.

Question 6:


Which statement is true about Tito Puente?
He was a trombonist.
He was a trumpet player.
He was a percussionist and vibraphonist.
He was a violinist.

Question 7:


Musician Tito Puente was also an award-winning dancer.
False
True

Question 8:


In 1939, Tito Puente joined the band of what famous Latin musician?
Jose Curbelo
Xavier Cugat
Gene Krupa
Johnny Pacheco

Question 9:


What was the name of Tito Puente's first group, formed in 1949?
The Mambo Boys
Tito and the Mamba Boys
The Piccadily Boys
The Palladium Boys

Question 10:


When did Tito Puente get the first of his 6 Grammys?
1969
1989
1979
1959

Question 11:


Tito Puente won a Grammy at the first Latin Grammy Awards in what year?
1990
2000
1985
1980

Question 12:


Tito Puente's son, Tito Puente, Jr. became a percussionist. What is the occupation of Tito Puente's daughter, Audrey?
Meteorologist
Singer
College professor
Music teacher

Question 13:


What famous song written and composed by Tito Puente was covered by Carlos Santana in 1970?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 14:


Tito Puente composed 450 songs and recorded 120 albums. What was the name of his last album?
Leyendas
Puente Caliente
Los Distiguistas
Ramona

Question 15:


What album by Tito Puente was declared by The New York Times "one of the 25 most influential albums of the twentieth century"?
Mambo Diablo
On Broadway
Gosa Mi Timbal
Dancemania

 


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