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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‚Äôs 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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Premiere of “The Elephant and the Clown” for Double Clarinet Quartet

On Oct. 13, 2012 at the Vandoren/Buffet Clarinet Ensemble Festival, Paquito D’Rivera’s new work "The Elephant and the Clown" is premiering for double Clarinet Quartet. The performance of the new work will be at 6:00 pm at the University of … 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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