Tito Puente / Marc & Ann Savoy


December 11th, 2002 ~ On this American Routes, music, songs, and artists that transcend their own cultural boundaries. Marc and Ann Savoy, a husband and wife team from Eunice, Louisiana, started playing together over 30 years ago and have helped Cajun music spread around the world. Plus legendary timbale player and bandleader Tito Puente, who brought even more of a Latin tinge to the American scene - our interview with him before he passed away in 2000. With music from Nina Simone, Wilco, Super Chikan and more.

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  • Open Bed: Lullaby Of Birdland Tito Puente
    The Concord Jazz Heritage Series, Concord Jazz
  • Strike Up the Band Count Basie & Tony Bennett
    Gershwin Standard Time, Hip-O
  • Mambo Birdland Tito Puente
    Mambo Birdland, RMM
  • INTERVIEW: Tito Puente
  • Instrumental: On Broadway Tito Puente
    50 Years of Swing, RMM
  • Joy Spring Max Roach/Clifford Brown
    The Best of Cilfford Brown, Blue Note
  • I Put a Spell on You Nina Simone
    I Put a Spell On You, Mercury
  • Hoodoo Lady Memphis Minnie
    Hoodoo Lady, Sony
  • I Scare Myself Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks
    Return to Hicksville, Hip-O
  • Instrumental: Laura Jethro Burns
    Acoustic Disc-100% Handmade Music Vol.IV, Acoustic Disc
  • It's Your Voodoo Working Charles Sheffield
    Excello Story Vol.4, Hip-O
  • I Been Hoodood Dr. John
    In the Right Place, Atco
  • Simbi Dlo Frisner Augustin & La Troupe Makandal
    Sacred Music of Haitian Voodoo, Folkways
  • Voo Doo The Neville Brothers
    Yellow Moon, A&M
  • Open Bed: Lake Arthur Stomp Dewey Balfa, Marc Savoy & D.L. Menard
    En Bas Du Chene Vert, Arhoolie
  • Rueda De Fuego / Ring of Fire Mingo Saldivar
    Mingo Saldivar Y Sus Tremendos Cuatro Espadas, Rounder
  • You Better Do It Now Spade Cooley w/ Tex Williams
    Spadella!, Sony
  • Djangology Django Rheinhart
    Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli, Prism Leisure
  • Flying Saucers The Mello-Tones
    There Will Be No Sweeter Sound: The Okeh Gospel Story, Sony
  • Flyin' Saucers Rock & Roll Billy Riley & His Little Green Men
    Loud, Fast & Out Of Control, Rhino Box
  • My Flying Saucer Wilco & Billy Bragg
    Mermaid Avenue Vol.2, Elektra
  • Rave On Buddy Holly
    Greatest Hits, MCA
  • Instrumental: La Rosee Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys
    Bayou Ruler, Rounder
  • INTERVIEW: Marc & Ann Savoy
  • Chicken Rhythm Slim Gaillard
    Laughin In Rhythm, Verve
  • Rooster Blues Lightnin' Slim
    Rooster Blues, Hip-O
  • Instrumental: White Rock Rooster Super Chikan
    Blues Come Home To Roost, Rooster Blues
  • Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On Hezekiah & House Rockers
    Hezekiah & House Rockers, High Water
  • Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On Carl Perkins
    Classic, Bear Family
  • Good to See You Neil Young
    Silver & Gold, Reprise
  • So Long, it's been Good to Know You Woody Guthrie
    Folk Song America, Smithsonian