Happy Birthday Paquito D’Rivera. ‘D’Riveracana’

This day (June 4, 1948), in Havana, Cuba, is born Paquito D’Rivera, a alto saxophonist, clarinetist and soprano saxophonist.


Digest Tracklist :

At Jamboree-Barcelona (2014) . w/ Trio Corrente – (2013) . w/ Zinco Big Band – Chucho (2009) . Mozart’S Adagio (2008) . w/ Panamericana Ensemble – Panamericana (2007) . w/ Chano Dominguez – I Remmember Dizzy (2006) . Prikitimpimpom (2004) . w/ Andrea Merenzon – Danzón (1999) . w/ Gabriel Guerrero – (1997) . w/ Michel Camilo – Caribe (1995) . w/ The Un Orchestra – Brasil, Seresta & Samba For Carmen (1991) . w/ Claudio Roditi – Umbria Jazz (1989) . w/ Tete Montoliu – Como Fué (1988) .

TOP 10

Paquito D’Rivera Top 10 :

Wapango . On Green Dolphin Street . Improvisation on Dona Nobis Pacem (Give Us Peace) . Invitación al Danzón . Body & Soul . Nuestro Bolero . Manteca . La Bella Cubana . Merengue . Claudia .


Recorded on February 6 & 7, 1996, Portraits of Cuba is an album by Paquito D’Rivera. >>


[1988] Paquito D’Rivera and Tete Montoliu play together at the XX Festival Internacional Jazz in Barcelona, Spain. TV3 is going to film the concert. >> 34 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2007] Paquito D’Rivera accompanied by Alex Brown (p), Renaud Garcia-Fons (db) and Mark Miralta (d) – sits in with the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra in Tenerife, Canary Islands. >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] in preparation of this week-end Superbowl, CBS airs a special Viva Miami: The Night of Super Sounds with so many famous guests Herb Alpert, Maria Conchita Alonso, Willy Chirino, Paquito D’Rivera, Little Joe and La Familia, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Nelson, Linda Ronstadt, Carlos Santana, Cheech Marin. >> 49 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2014] Vana Gierig (p), Paquito D’Rivera (s, cl), Matthew Parrish (b), Marcello Pellitteri (d) and Vinicius Barros (perc) will share the stage at Blue Note Milano, Italy >> 12 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2014] saxophonists Paquito D’Rivera and Eero Koivistoinen sit in with UMO Jazz Orchestra at Savoy-teatterissa in Helsinki, Finland >> 6 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] Dizzy Gillespie plays with Claudio Roditti (flh), James Moody (ts), Arturo Sandoval (tp), Pablo Watkins (tb), Paquito d’Riviera (as, cl), Danilo Perez (p), Airto Moreira (perc), Flora Purim (voc) and more at the Jazzfestival in Berlin >> 46 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1981] The New York Montreux Connection gathers Arthur Blythe, Paquito D’Riviera, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, McCoy Tyner, Chico Freeman, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods, Ronnie Burrage, John Blake, Stanley Cowell, John Hicks and Steve Mc Call on stage at at Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland >> 48 MINUTES >>

[1985] you do not want to miss Paquito D’Rivera doing one tune from his latest album at Late Night with David Letterman >> 5 MINUTES >>

[2016] Paquito D’Rivera and his band will perform at Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall in Washington, D.C. >> 64 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Aretha Franklin, Herbie Hancock, Chucho Valdés, Paquito de Rivera, Jamie Cullum, Chick Corea, Al Jarreau and many more are gathered at The White House in Washington DC for the 5th International Jazz Day >> 87 MINUTES on RVM >>


Wikipedia : This day (June 4, 1948), in Havana, Cuba, is born Paquito D’Rivera, a alto saxophonist, clarinetist and soprano saxophonist.

Paquito D’Rivera :

@ allmusic : Cuba-born and New York-based saxophonist and clarinet player hehas balanced a career in Latin jazz with commissions as a classical composer and appearances with symphony orchestras.

@ last.fm :

@ Discogs : In 1981 he exiled in USA, playing with American musicians and founding in 1988 The United Nations Orchestra with Dizzy Gillespie. He founded his own band Paquito D’Rivera Big Band and Paquito D’Rivera Quintet.




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