A witty son with all the instrumentation of the big club bands.
The late Puntillita was a member of "Buena vista social club" and this is an early recording of him late 1950's classical recording and a gem in the history of Cuban Music.
Manuel Puntillita was a member of the legendary Grammy award winning Buena Vista Social Club and this CD brings us back to his golden period of the 1950s and 1960s. The recording though can be a bit rough but considering its age, it offers a an insight of Cuban Music in 50's and 60's.
Manuel "Puntillita" Licea was born in Yareyal, Holguin, Cuba on 4th December 1927, and died in Havana on 4th December 2000 following a short illness. "Puntillita" was a front-line singer in Juan De Marcos Gonzalez ' Afro-Cuban All Stars. It was Gonzalez who suggested he appear on the first Afro-Cuba more