The Pedrito Martinez Group
March 24, 2018 · Harold Prince Theatre
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Annenberg Center Debut
One of the worlds best Afro-Latin hand percussionists, Pedrito Martinez seamlessly combines pop and folk influences, beautiful tenor vocals, an infectious energy and killer dance moves. Martinez is a modern proponent of Afro-Cuban rumba traditions and batá rhythms, and has performed and recorded with many of the greats including Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Eddie Palmieri and Paquito DRivera. Making their Annenberg Center debut, the Grammy® Award nominated Pedrito Martinez Group will have you dancing in your seats.
This performance is part of our Cuba Festival, a three-week focus on the artistic talent of Cuba, March 22-April 13! Showcasing the countrys finest emerging stars along with icons you know and love, experience the pulsating energy of Cuba through dance, jazz and more. View all Cuba Festival events >>
- Saturday, March 24 @ 8 PM
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