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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 Declared Dilecto Son of Asuncion, Paraguay

Today, September 26, 2012, Paquito D’Rivera was declared "Hijo Dilecto de Asunción" (honesty with love and respectful recognition – son of Asunción). The honor comes from the city of Asunción, the capitol of Paraguay. Paquito D’Rivera was very moved, and … Continue reading

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Paquito Receives American Dream Award

On April 26, Paquito D’Rivera was one of the 3 receipients to be awarded the American Dream Award by the International Institute of New Jersey. The American Dream Awards are presented to outstanding immigrants in recognition of their contributions to … Continue reading

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Paquito D’Rivera Receives Two Latin GRAMMYs

The Latin GRAMMY® Awards, Nov. 10 during its Univision Network telecast, gave out two GRAMMYs for Paquito D’Rivera’s Panamericana Suite! The two Latin GRAMMY® Awards are in two categories, for "Best Latin Jazz Album" and "Best Classical Contemporary Composition." The album, … Continue reading

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D’Rivera Named 2010 Nelson A. Rockefeller Honoree

On March 15, Paquito D’Rivera will receive the Nelson A. Rockefeller Honoree awarded by Purchase College, State University of New York. Rockefeller Awards are presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to the arts. Presentation to place … Continue reading

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