Pedrito Martinez Cuban Rumba at Ginny’s

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.

Coming Shows

Pedrito Martinez at Ginny’s Harlem

Pedrito plays Ginny’s Supper Club at the Red Rooster in Harlem, Manhattan on Thursdays, March 7, 2019.

Previous Shows

Alfredo Rodriguez & Pedrito Martinez Duo at Jazz Standard

Thu, February 28, 2019 ~ Pedrito joins the Cuban pianist to play their album ‘Duologue’ at the Jazz Standard in NoMad, Manhattan, Thursday-Sunday, February 28 – March 3, 2019 at 7:30 & 9:30pm. $30


Pedrito Martinez at the Bronx Museum

Pedrito plays a free concert at the Bronx Museum for Carnegie Hall Citywide on Friday, October 5, 2018.

Pedrito Martinez at B.B. King Blues Club

The Group plays B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan Thursday, March 1, 8, 22, & 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm. $15

Pedrito Martinez at Dizzy’s

Pedrito plays Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Saturday – Sunday, January 13 – 14, 2018 at 7:30 & 9:30 pm.

Pedrito Martinez & Alfredo Rodriguez

Pedrito plays a duo with Cuban Jazz pianist Alfredo Rodriguez at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Thursday – Friday, January 11 – 12, 2018 at 7:30 & 9:30 pm.

Pedrito Martinez Nuevo Jazz Latino

Pedrito joins the all-star ensemble Nuevo Jazz Latino in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center Friday-Saturday, November 3-4, 2017.

Pedrito Martinez at the David Rubenstein Atrium

Pedrito plays a free concert at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on February 24, 2017.

Pedrito Martinez & Alfredo Rodriguez

Pedrito joins Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez at the Jazz Standard February 9-10, 2017.

Pedrito Martinez & Carlos Henriquez

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 Martinez releases Habana Dreams

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.

Pedrito Martinez at Carnegie Hall

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

Pedrito Martinez Subrosa Residency

Pedrito was Subrosa’s artist-in-residence from its opening in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District until the nightclub closed in May 2017.

Pedrito Martinez is the Rumba

Pedrito was born in Havana, Cuba September 12, 1973. He began singing and drumming as a child. Pedrito came to New York City in 1998. Since then, he has played with a pantheon of Latin, Jazz, and Pop stars, was a co-founder of Grammy-nominated Latin fusion band Yerba Buena, and played in several movies including the seminal Latin Jazz film “Calle 54.”

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.

Pedrito Martinez Albums

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.

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