Paquito D'Rivera Quintet — Pedrito Martinez & Alfredo Rodríguez Duo

Mar 8

8:00 PM

Friday, March 8, 2019

Enjoy a night of Latin jazz featuring two generations of Cuban masters. In his Symphony Center debut, 14-time Grammy® Award-winning clarinetist and saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera, a co-founder of the landmark ensemble Irakere, performs with his masterful quintet. 

World-class Afro-Cuban hand percussionist Pedrito Martinez and Alfredo Rodríguez, a classically trained pianist and protégé of producer Quincy Jones, form a lively duo, exploring Cuban dance through a modern jazz lens.

To be announced from stage.


Paquito D'Rivera Quintet
Paquito D'Rivera clarinet and saxophone

Pedrito Martinez & Alfredo Rodriguez Duo
Alfredo Rodríguez piano
Pedrito Martinez drums


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Funding for educational programs during the 2018/19 SCP Jazz season has been generously provided by Dan J. Epstein, Judy Guitelman and the Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.