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Alfredo Rodriguez And Pedrito Martinez Duo at Bowker Auditorium

Posted by David Picchi on September 30, 2022

Where

Bowker Auditorium
121 Stockbridge Hall, University Of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA
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Alfredo Rodriguez And Pedrito Martinez Duo at Bowker Auditorium

When

Thu, October 20, 2022
7:30 pm

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Both were born and raised in Havana, Cuba. Rodríguez, whose father was a popular singer and TV host, came up within classical and popular music traditions. He studied classical piano at the prestigious Conservatorio Amadeo Roldán and Instituto Superior de Arte while playing popular music in his father’s orchestra. Martinez honed his craft on the streets of the Cayo Hueso neighborhood of Old Havana, where he learned the vast percussion and vocal forms of Santería/Lucumí folk religion. In the United States, both artists have established reputations as stellar musicians and innovative composers...

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