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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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New Compositions for the Play “Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!”

May 10, 8:00 pm – Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, New York. A one-man-show written and performed by Jay Alvarez. Told with humor and pathos through the sensitive lens of a child, the story relates a family’s perilous escape … Continue reading

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Paquito D’Rivera to Direct Moody Scholarship Benefit Honoring Francisco Yobino

Paquito D’Rivera is pleased to be Musical Director for the Annual James Moody Scholarship Benefit Concert for Newark Youth. This year Paquito will lead and perform with 18 musicians celebrate James Moody and also honor Francisco Yobino, founder and producer … Continue reading

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