Eddie Palmieri 75th Birthday Celebration at the Blue Note
Legendary Puerto Rican pianist Eddie Palmieri will celebrate his 75th birthday from March 13–18 at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. Joining Palmieri will be trumpeter Brian Lynch, saxophonist Donald Harrison, trombonist Conrad Herwig, bassist Luques Curtis, drummer Jose Claussell and percussionists Vincente “Little Johnny” Rivero and Orlando Vega. Visit The Blue Note website for details.
Palmieri has a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of both salsa and Latin jazz orchestras. The purveyor of a unique and rhythmically aggressive piano style, he has been awarded nine Grammy Awards and boasts a discography that includes over 36 titles.