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New Release August 5: Jazz Meets the Classics

Jazz Meets the Classics. Release date: August 5, 2014, Paquito D’Rivera Sextet, Sunnyside Records/Paquito Records. Hear Two Sample Tracks The border between classical and jazz music has always been a fluid one, with composers from each camp finding inspiration on … Continue reading

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Preview of Jazz Meets the Classics CD Tour

Lucky audiences in New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, Washington’s DC Jazz Festival, Madrid’s Teatro del Canal, and Boston’s Regatta Bar, were the fortunate few to hear the upcoming new album “Jazz Meets the Classics” being released August 5, 2014. … Continue reading

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Song for Maura Wins “Best Latin Jazz Album” GRAMMY

On January 27, 2014, Paquito D’Rivera and Trio Corrente’s new album “Song For Maura” won the “Best Latin Jazz Album” at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards. Trio Corrente members Fabio Torres (pianist), Paulo Paulelli (bassist) and Edu Ribeiro (drummer), accepted … Continue reading

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Paquito D’Rivera and the Assad Brothers Latin GRAMMY Nomination

The Latin GRAMMY® Awards, on Sept. 25, has announced this year’s nominees which includes Paquito’s recent recording with the Assad Brothers. The nomination is for the “Best Instrumental Album” category for the album Dances From the New World with Sergio … Continue reading

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New Release – Song for Maura with Paquito D’Rivera and Trio Corrente

The heralded Cuban born clarinetist/saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera has never been shy to trumpet his Brazilian infatuation. Since his arrival in the United States, he has made it a point to collaborate with Brazilian musicians of all stripes, including figures in … Continue reading

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