Presented by Berklee College of Music, IBA - Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, City of Boston Parks and Recreation DepartmentTito Puente Latin Music Series: Jesus Pagan & Orquesta
A true sonero, Jesus Pagan was born in New York City and raised in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, where he was carefully nurtured and cultured by traditional troubadours and talented soneros on the island. Jesus Pagan’s album, Salsa de la Mata, won him the Paoli Award for “Best Tropical Salsa Singer.” His latest release, Un Regalo Especial, features songs that are becoming big favorites of salsa fans. Listen to music from Jesus Pagan here.
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.