On Thursday, October 30th, S.O.B.’s presents living Latin Jazz legend, Eddie Palmieri for a rare intimate live performance. S.O.B.’s has long been New York’s premiere venue for [wiki:salsa] and Latin Jazz, having presented shows by the likes of Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Marc Anthony and La India. After more than 25 years of bringing live Latin music to New York City, S.O.B.’s continues this tradition will the incomparable Eddie Palmieri.
Eddie Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive, has a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras. With a discography that includes 36 titles, Mr. Palmieri has been awarded Nine Grammy Awards. He received his first Grammy Award in 1975 for his release The Sun of Latin Music, which is often considered the most historic, as it was the first time Latin Music was recognized by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS).
He would win again the following year for Unfinished Masterpiece, Palo Pa Rumba, Bajo Con Tumbao in 1984, Solito in 1985 and La Verdad in 1987. He received a Latin Grammy and a traditional Grammy for his 2000 release with Tito Puente entitled Obra Maestra, Listen Here! in 2006 and Simpatico in 2007, a collaborative effort with trumpet master Brian Lynch, for Best Latin Jazz Album.
Where: S.O.B.’s, 204 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014
When: Thursday, October 30th at 8pm & 10pm (separate admission)
Ticket info: $25 Advance/$28 Day of Show; Available on Ticketmaster and the S.O.B.’s Box Office
Author: World Music Central News Department
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