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Eddie Palmieri Quintet

July 30, 2021 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Known as one of the finest Latin jazz pianists of the past 50 years, Eddie Palmieri is also known as a bandleader of both salsa and Latin jazz orchestras. His playing skillfully fuses the rhythm of his Puerto Rican heritage with the melody and complexity of his jazz influences: his older brother Charlie, Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, and McCoy Tyner.

Palmieri’s professional career as a pianist took off in the early 1950s when he played with various bands: Eddie Forrester’s Orchestra, Johnny Segui’s band, and the popular Tito Rodriguez Orchestra. In 1961, Palmieri formed his own band, La Perfecta, which featured an unconventional front line of trombones rather than the trumpets customary in Latin orchestras. This created an innovative sound that mixed American jazz into the Latin performances, surprising critics and fans alike. Palmieri disbanded La Perfecta in 1968 due to financial difficulties, though he would return to the band’s music in the 2000s.

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::club date/restaurant, Keystone Korner Baltimore::


July 30, 2021
9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Keystone Korner Baltimore
1350 Lancaster Street
Baltimore, MD 21231 USA
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