Selected Discography

2014 PAQUITO D’RIVERA SEXTET “Jazz Meets the Classics” Sunnyside Records/Paquito Records, Paquito D’Rivera (clarinet, saxophone), Diego Urcola (trumpeter/trombonist), Alex Brown (pianist), Oscar Stagnaro (bassist), Arturo Stable (percussionist), Mark Walker (drummer), Pepe Rivero (guest pianist).

Jazz Meets the Classics Cover

2013 PAQUITO D’RIVERA & Trio Corrente "Song for Maura"  Sunnyside Records/Paquito Records, Paquito D’Rivera (clarinet, saxophone), Fabio Torres (piano), Paulo Paulelli (contrabass), Edu Ribeiro (drums).

Song for Maura

2012 PAQUITO D’RIVERA & Berta Rojas "Dia Y Medio a Day and a Half" OnMusic Recordings, Paquito D’Rivera (clarinet, saxophone), and Berta Rojas (classical guitar)

Paquito D'Rivera and Berta Rojas in Dia y Medio a Day and a half

2010 PAQUITO D’RIVERA "PANAMERICANA SUITE" MCG Jazz Recording, with Pedro Martinez (batas, timbales, vocals), Pernell Saturnino (percussion), Oscar Stagnaro (bass), and Mark Walker (percussion)

Panamericana Suite from MCG Jazz Recording

2010 PAQUITO D’RIVERA "TANGO JAZZ, Live from Jazz at Lincoln Center" with the Pablo Aslan Ensemble. Paquito Records release with Sunnyside Records.

Tango Jazz, Live from Jazz at LIncoln Center with the Pablo Aslan Ensemble

2010 TERRA INCOGNITA – E1 Music, Imani Winds (Woodwind Quintet, featuring Paquito D’Rivera composition "Kites" (two movements "Kites over Havana" and Wind Chimes") and guest artist with Alex Brown, piano.

Terra Incognita

2010 PAQUITO PRESENTS ALEX BROWN – PIANIST – Paquito Records, Alex Brown with guest artists Paquito D’Rivera (Alto Sax and Clarinet), Warren Wolf (Marimba), Vivek Patel (Trumpet), Ben Williams (Bass), Eric Doob (Drums), Pedro Martinez (Percussion)

Paquito Presents Alex Brown - Pianist

2009 JAZZ – CLAZZ – Timba Records, Paquito D’Rivera Quintet with special guests Trio Clarone with Sabine Meyer, Reiner Wehle, Wolfgang Meyer

Jazz - Clazz  Paquito D'Rivera Quintet with Sabine Meyer

2009 TIEMPO LIBRE – BACH IN HAVANA Sony Classical, D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist

Bach in Havana - Tiempo Libre

2008 YO-YO MA – SONGS OF JOY & PEACE Sony Classical B001BN1V8U D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist in "Invitación al Danzón"

Yo-Yo Ma & Friends "Songs of Joy & Peace"

2007 FUNK TANGO – PAQUITO D’RIVERA QUINTET? Sunnyside Records SSC4551
CD available for purchase from Sunnyside Records!

Funk Tango

2007 YO-YO MA – APPASSIONATO Sony Classical 88697-026682 D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist in "Doce de coco"

Appassionato

2006 CARIBBEAN JAZZ PROJECT – MOSAIC Concord Records CCD 30033-2 D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist numerous tracks

Mosaic

2006 MUSICA PARA LOS AMIGOS – PAQUITO PARA LOS AMIGOS Sony BMG 82876819032 Compilation

2006 DIEGO URCOLA – VIVA CAM5015 D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist on “40/40,” “Afroraffo,” and  “Emilia”

Viva

2005 HENDRIK MEURKENS – AMAZ0N RIVER Blue Toucan Music D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist in “Lingua de Mosquito” and “The Peach”

Amazon River

2005 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – THE JAZZ CHAMBER TRIO with Mark Summer, cello and Alon Yavnai, piano Chesky Records JD293

The Jazz Chamber Trio

2004 RIBERAS – CUARTETO DE CUERDAS BUENOS AIRES & PAQUITO D’RIVERA EpsaMusic 0500-02

Riberas

2004 YO-YO MA – OBRIGADO BRAZIL – LIVE IN CONCERT Sony Classical SK 90970 D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist in “Libertango,” “Merengue,” “Wapango,” “Doce de coco,” “Afro,” “Aquarela do Brasil,” and “So Danco Samba”

Obrigado Brazil

2002 CARIBBEAN JAZZ PROJECT – THE GATHERING Concord Records CCD 2125-2 D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist in "Rendezvous" and "Bemsha Swing"

The Gathering

2002 THE AMERICAN SAXOPHONE QUARTET with Paquito D’Rivera THE COMMISSION PROJECT (Paquito D’Rivera/Franco D’Rivera) Sons of Sound Recorded Music SSPCD009 www.sonsofsound.com

The Commission Project

2002 THE BEST OF PAQUITO D’RIVERA Legacy/Sony Records International SICP 5044 Compilation

The Best of Paquito D'Rivera

2002 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – BRAZILIAN DREAMS Featuring the New York Voices and Claudio Roditi Manchester Craftmen’s Guild MCGJ 1010 www.mcgjazz.org

Brazilian Dreams

2002 HISTORIA DEL SOLDADO (L’ Histoire du Soldat) DD&R CB R014 Distributed by KARONTE Impresión: A.G.S ISBN: 84-95561-15-8

Historia del Soldado

2002 PAQUITO D’RIVERA & THE WDR BAND – BIG BAND TIME Termidor Musikverlag & Timba Records 59773-2 www.termidor.com

Paquito D'Rivera and the WDR Band

2001 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – THE CLARINETIST: VOLUME 1 Peregrina Music PM50221

The Clarinetist Vol 1

2001 MEXICO CITY WOODWIND QUINTET – VISIONES PANAMERICANAS Urtext Digital Classics JB CC051 performing D’Rivera composition “Wapango”

Visiones Panamericanas

2001 TURTLE ISLAND STRING QUARTET – DANZON Koch International Classics KIC-CD-7529 Features D’Rivera compositions and appears as Guest Artist www.kochentertainment.com  www.tisq.com

Turtle Island String Quartet

2001 JAZZ LATINO – A Collection of Latin Inspirations Chesky Records JD212 Features D’Rivera compositions “Peanut Vendor” and “Chucho” and appears as Guest Artist www.chesky.com

Jazz Latino

2000 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – QUINTET LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE Half Note Records 51620 Recorded New York, August 20, 1999 www.halfnote.netwww.halfnote.net

Live at the Blue NoteAmazon

1999 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – TROPICANA NIGHTS – Un Paraíso Bajo Las Estrellas De Cuba Chesky Records JD186 Recorded April 20-21, 1999 www.chesky.com

Tropicana Nights

1999 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – CUBARAMA Termidor Musikverlag Recorded May, 1999 Compilation

1999 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – HABANERA Absolute Ensemble/Kristjan Jarvi Enja Records ENJ-9395 2 Recorded September, 1999 at Clinton Studio, NYC features D’Rivera compositions and appears as Guest Artist

Habanera

1998 MUSICA DE DOS MUNDOS – MUSIC FROM TWO WORLDS Paquito D’Rivera/Brenda Feliciano/Aldo Antognazzi Recorded December, 1998 in Argentina Acqua Records aq 012

Music from Two Worlds

1998 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – 100 YEARS OF LATIN LOVE SONGS Heads Up International Ltd. INAK 30452 www.headsup.com

100 Years of Latin Love Songs

1997 PAQUITO D’RIVERA & THE UNITED NATION ORCHESTRA LIVE AT MCG Recorded live at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 14, 1997 Jazz MCG1003 (Blue Jackel)

D'Rivera and the United Nation Orchestra Live at MCG

1997 BAKSA FOR WINDS BRONX ARTS ENSEMBLE D’Rivera performs “Alto Sax Sonata” Newport Classic NPD85624 

Baska for Winds Bronx Arts Ensemble

1997 CARIBBEAN JAZZ PROJECT – ISLAND STORIES/Paquito D’Rivera/Dave Samuels/Andy Narell Heads Up HUCD3039

Island Stories

1997 PIXINGUINHA 100 AÑOS/Alfredo da Rocha Vianna Filho Recorded Live at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil January, 1997 D’Rivera performs as Guest Artist in “Naquele Tempo” and “Um A Zero”

Pixinguinha 100 AnosAmazon

1997 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – CHAMBER MUSIC FROM THE SOUTH Featuring Pablo Zinger & Gustavo Tavares Recorded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Mix House MH0002

1996 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – PORTRAITS OF CUBA Chesky Records JD145 www.chesky.com

Portraits of Cuba

1996 MESSIDOR’S FINEST Volume 1 PAQUITO D’RIVERA Messidor 15841-2 Compilation

1996 FIRST TAKE (Groovin’ High) ED CHERRY (France) A Division of Polygram D’Rivera performs in “Achango’s Dance”

1995 THE CARIBBEAN JAZZ PROJECT – Artists: PAQUITO D’RIVERA/DAVE SAMUELS/ANDY NARELL Heads Up International HUCD 3033/HUMC 3033

The Caribbean Jazz Project

1994 PAQUITO D’RIVERA & THE UNITED NATION ORCHESTRA – A NIGHT IN ENGLEWOOD Messidor 15829-2

A Night in Englewood

1993 PAQUITO D’RIVERA PRESENTS 40 YEARS OF CUBAN JAM SESSION Messidor 15826-2

40 Years of Cuban Jam SessionAmazon

1992 LA HABANA-RIO CONEXIÓN (The Havana-Rio Connection) Messidor 15820-2

La Habana-Rio ConexionAmazon

1992 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – WHO’S SMOKIN’?! with James Moody Candid CCD79523

Who's Smokin

1991 HAVANA CAFE Chesky Records JD60 www.chesky.com

Havana Cafe

1991 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – REUNION Featuring Arturo Sandoval Messidor CD-15805-2 re-released 2004 Pimienta Records 245 360 610-2

Reunion

1990 CLAUDIO RODITI – MILESTONES Featuring Paquito D’Rivera/Recorded Live at Birdland, New York City Candid 79515

Milestones

1989 DIZZY GILLESPIE & THE UNITED NATION ORCHESTRA – LIVE AT THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL Enja RZ 79658 (USA: Mesa/Blue Moon 79658) D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist

Dizzy Gillespie & the United Nation OrchestraAmazon

1989 RETURN TO IPANEMA Town Crier TCD516 (Re-issued by Town Crier as PAQUITO D’RIVERA)

Return to Ipanema

1989 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – TICO TICO Chesky Records JD34 www.chesky.com

Tico Tico

1989 LIBRE-ECHANGE FREE TRADE – GERALD DANOVITCH SAXOPHONE QUARTET CBC JazzImage 2-0118

1989 VICTOR MENDOZA  - IF ONLY YOU KNEW – L&R Records CDLR45019 D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist

1988 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – CELEBRATION CBS Records C44077

CelebrationAmazon

1987 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – MANHATTAN BURN CBS Records FC40583

Manhattan Burn

1985 EXPLOSION CBS Records JZ20038

1984 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – WHY NOT! CBS Records FC39584

1983 PAQUITO D’RIVERA – LIVE AT THE KEYSTONE KORNER CBS Records FC38899

1983 THE YOUNG LIONS Elektra/Musicians 60196 D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist

1982 MARIEL CBS Records FC38177

1981 PAQUITO – BLOWIN’ CBS Records FC37374

1981 GOD REST YE MERRY JAZZMEN CBS Records LP37551 D’Rivera appears as Guest Artist in “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”

God Rest ye Merry Jazzmen

1979 HAVANA JAM LP PC2/36053 (incorrectly "P. Rivera" on label)

1978-79 IRAKERE CBS Records LP35655

For further discography listings, see the websites for Paquito D’Rivera Quintet members: