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Bobby Paunetto


Bobby "Vince" Paunetto was a vibraphonist and composer associated to Latin jazz and salsa. He did not start on vibraphone until age 17, but went on to befriend Cal Tjader and study at the Berklee College of Music from 1969 to 1973. He had at least three albums by 1976, and several other projects engineered and co-produced by his friend, Fred Weinberg. One of his albums "Paunetto's Point" became one of the first "Quadraphonic" (Surround sound) albums. Before becoming ill. In 1979 he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Although he continued to compose after that his vibraphone career essentially ended after 1981


El Sonido Moderno

Label: Fania
Released: 2010



Label: RSVP Jazz
Released: 2001
Track listing: Silva! Horn! & Down Pat!; Reconstituted; Foreign Glasses; Slovenly Hilled Curves; Dirt Cheap Meets Dirt; In the Harbor of Cadiz; Jazz for the Silent Majority; Turning on the Memories; Emotional Currency; The Contra Bean; Co


Paunetto's Point

Label: Pathfinder
Released: 1974


Commit To Memory

Label: RSVP Jazz
Released: 1974


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