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Tito Puente Jr. Headlines Music's Cool Fundraiser in Mount Vernon

Tito Puente Jr.
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MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Latin rhythm lovers, here’s your chance to mambo the night away -- and support music and the arts in Mount Vernon.

The Music’s Cool’s Thursday fundraiser features musician Tito Puente Jr., son of the late, legendary Latin bandleader, Tito Puente, aka “el Rey del Timbal.” Opening for Puente will be accomplished guitarist Joe Luckinbill, grandson of television royalty Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

The Music’s Cool’s mission is “to discover and develop new and existing talent within the community,” said founder Aleida Castillo.

Doors open at 7 p.m. at the Portuguese American Club, 130 E. Prospect Ave, Mount Vernon. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at

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