New Release: Aires Tropicales

Album Cover Aires Tropicales

Aires Tropicales. Release date: May 26, Paquito D’Rivera and Quinteto Cimarron. Sunnyside Records/Paquito Records. Hear Two Tracks from Aires Tropicales D’Rivera’s proficiency in all genres has made it possible for him to collaborate in musical projects of all types. It was at a symposium in Galicia, Spain that D’Rivera was introduced to Quinteto Cimarron, a… [Read More]

Staged Preview of Paquito D’Rivera’s New Opera-Zarzuela

Cecilio Valdes, Rey de La Habana

Note: Production is Postponed. D’Rivera’s new opera-zarzuela “Cecilio Valdes, Rey de La Habana” will have it’s first preview presentation to the public on May 17 in Miami. The opera-zarzuela will be staged with the artistic concept and production by The Opera Atelier. Paquito D’Rivera will be performing along with a host of collaborations including Opera… [Read More]

Review in New York City Jazz Record


The March issue of New York City Jazz Record has a review of Paquito D’Rivera Quintet’s most recent album Jazz Meets the Classics. The magazine is available digitally and can be downloaded as PDF. The review of the Paquito D’Rivera Quintet is by George Kanzler (page 39). The Quintet can be heard this month at… [Read More]