Millie Puente is inseparable from her music. Coming from a Puerto Rican background, singing and playing the congas & timbales is a fundamental part of her heritage.
Millie Puente was born in The Bronx, New York. She presently calls Tampa, Florida her home. She has worked for 12 years with her cousin, the “King Of Timbales”, Tito Puente, considered the best percussionist in all of history. In 1990, Millie recorded her first album entitled “Tito Puente Presents Millie P.”. It was nominated for both the Best Album award and Best Tropical Music award at the American Grammy’s. Millie has traveled and performed all over the world.