Category Archives: 2009

News announcements from 2009

Paquito D’Rivera – Voted “Clarinetist of the Year” by DownBeat Readers!

December 7, 2009 – For the third year in a row, Paquito D’Rivera has been voted by DownBeat Magazine Reader’s Poll the Best Clarinetist. Now on the cover of DownBeat magazine, December issue, D’Rivera is interviewed on his impact on … Continue reading

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“Jazz – claZZ” Album and D’Rivera Received Two GRAMMY Nominations

December 2, 2009 – "Jazz-claZZ" with D’Rivera and special guest Trio Clarone with Sabine Meyer, Reiner Wehle, Wolfgang Myer album release on Timba Records, has just been nominated in two categories for the GRAMMYS. First Nomination: Field 21 — Composing/Arranging, … Continue reading

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Downbeat Magazine and D’Rivera, Honorees for Champions of Jazz

On November 3, the Champions of Jazz benefit and WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM honor Paquito D’Rivera and Downbeat Magazine. This year marks the 30th anniversary of broadcasting and the Champions of Jazz benefit.  The event will be celebrated at Frederick … Continue reading

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Paquito D’Rivera to be Awarded Medal of Honor

On October 26th Paquito D’Rivera will be awarded the Medal of Honor from the National Arts Club in New York, NY.  NAC, one of the oldest private arts club in the country, have included such illustrious members as three past … Continue reading

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Tanglewood Jazz Festival Sept. 4

In Lenox, MA on Sept. 4, Paquito D’Rivera’s Quintet and guests amazed Tanglewood Jazz Festival attendees with the new "Conversations with Cachao", "Fiddle Dream", and fun sambas and tangos. Read more at the Berkshire Eagle. Review by Jazz.com about "Conversations … Continue reading

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