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Houston Summerjazz: Pedrito Martinez Group at Cullen Theater

Posted by Kacey Fassett on August 6, 2022

Where

Cullen Theater
501 Texas Ave
Houston, TX
Map
713-227-4772

Houston Summerjazz: Pedrito Martinez Group at Cullen Theater

When

Sat, August 20, 2022
3:00 pm

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Musicians

Pedrito Martinez
percussion

About

After a thrilling show last fall at Miller Outdoor Theatre, Pedrito Martinez – nominated for a Latin Grammy for his most recent recording Acertijos — returns for what is sure to be an equally exciting SUMMERJAZZ appearance.

Cuban-born and New York-based Pedrito Martinez is a master percussionist and an irrepressible bandleader who has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Paquito D’Rivera, Bruce Springsteen and Sting. Pedrito’s Habana Dreams was the #1 Latin Jazz Album in NPR’s Top Jazz Albums of the year and was one of the Boston Globe’s picks for best World Music Album. Pedrito Martinez’s group possesses a rare level of virtuosity, but it never gets in the way of their ability to get a room moving....

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