Pedrito Martinez is a Grammy-nominated Cuban percussionist and singer who is the world’s first-call rumbero. When you want a Cuban party, a real Cuban party with drumming, singing, dancing, and our ancestors, you call Pedrito. He is a real force of nature and something you should experience at least once in your New York life.
Pedrito Martinez is Rumba
A Cuban party can be just for fun, or it can be a more serious spiritual moment. Pedrito can take you both places.
The Pedrito Martinez Group turned a house gig at a Cuban restaurant in Manhattan into a regular stop for the pop music royalty from around the world.
The band’s first self-titled album was widely recognized and nominated for a “Best Latin Jazz Album” Grammy.
The Pedrito Martinez Group released their second album Habana Dreams (Motema Music) in the Spring of 2016.
Pedrito Martinez in NYC 2017 – 2018
Pedrito joins the all-star ensemble Nuevo Jazz Latino in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center Friday-Saturday, November 3-4, 2017.
The Group plays Lucille’s in the B. B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan on Thursday, November 16 & 30, 2017 at 7:30pm.
Pedrito plays a duo with Alfredo Rodriguez at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Thursday – Friday, January 11 – 12, 2018.
The Group plays Jazz at Lincoln Center, Saturday – Sunday, January 13 – 14, 2018.
Pedrito Martinez in NYC 2016 – 2017
Pedrito was Subrosa’s artist-in-residence until the nightclub closed to look for a new space in May 2017.
Pedrito joins Carlos Henriquez for “The Latin Side of Dizzy” in the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on January 27-28, 2017 with shows at 7 & 9:30 pm
Pedrito joins Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez at the Jazz Standard February 9-10, 2017.
Pedrito plays a free concert at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on February 24, 2017.
Pedrito Martinez in NYC 2015 – 2016
The Pedrito Martinez Group played Carnegie Hall on Friday, February 19, 2016. It was an amazing show. Pedrito invited people to dance with him on stage. Security didn’t like it, but dancing on stage at Carnegie Hall was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Liner Notes
Salsa singer Isaac Delgado (from NG La Banda) joined the band for the “Habana Dreams” pre-release concert at Symphony Space on May 8, 2016.
For more information, visit www.pedritomartinezmusic.com