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Free Artscape concert: A son’s tribute to Tito Puente

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Global Arts Project, Inc. and the Collins Park Neighborhood Association have taken their popular Artscape concert series virtual. It is now the online Artscape “Safe & Sound” Streaming Series.

The next concert is a 20th anniversary tribute to Tito Puente at 6 p.m. Sept. 6. It can be viewed by clicking on any of the following links: Global Arts Project website, YouTube, Facebook or Twitter.

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Veteran percussionist Tito Puente Jr. will perform with his Latin Jazz Ensemble. Joining him will be vocalist Melina Almodovar. The concert will be hosted by Ray Breslin, president of the Collins Park Neighborhood Association, and Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber.

Puente Jr., son of legendary percussionist Tito Puente, carries on his father’s legacy, performing hits from his albums “Got Mambo?,” “Sounds of the Latin Flow,” and his latest release, “En Los Pasos de mi Padre,” a tribute to his father.

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Josie Gulliksen

About Josie Gulliksen

Josie Gulliksen is a freelance writer and major arts advocate and enthusiast who loves everything cultural and is excited to live in such a thriving community as Miami. A Miami native, aside from Miami on the Cheap, she currently writes for Artburst Miami, Edible South FL, Legacy Miami and Legacy South Florida and Miami New Times. She worked for nearly a decade at Miami Today covering the arts community and restaurant scene and served as Calendar Editor. She has also worked in public relations for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation, in travel and tourism for Newman PR and at the Miami Science Museum. She has written for Florida Travel + Life Magazine, Florida Monthly Magazine, Miami.com, Indulge Miami and MiamiCurated.

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