Saturday July 13th
Waterfront Stage
Doors open 7:30pm

MS. LISA FISCHER & GRAND BATON
WITH PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP

Tickets go on sale
Monday April 29th at 10am AST

 
 

BIO

“Pedrito is a genius…working with him has been a revelation to me.” —  Wynton Marsalis

“The Pedrito Martinez Group is the real thing.  They had the club JUMPING! It made me feel like a teenager!" — Quincy Jones

“The Pedrito Martinez Group is writing a new chapter in Cuban music history” — NPR All Things Considered

Pedro Pablo “Pedrito” Martinez was born in Havana, Cuba, Sept 12, 1973. Having settled in New York City in the fall of 1998, by 2000, he had been awarded the Thelonius Monk Award for Afro-Latin Hand Percussion.

Pedrito has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, and Sting and has contributed, as a percussionist and vocalist, to over 50 albums.

Pedrito’s career as a leader began in 2005 with the formation in NYC of The Pedrito Martinez Group. The group’s Grammy-nominated first album was released in October, 2013 and was chosen among NPR’s Favorite Albums of 2013 and The Boston Globe Critics Top Ten Albums of 2013.

Habana Dreams, PMG’s second album, was released in June 2016. Accolades for Habana Dreams include #1 Latin Jazz Album in NPR’s Jazz Critics Top Jazz Albums for 2016 and being named anong Boston Globe World Music Albums for 2016.


Important information regarding Minor's attending the Waterfront Stage:
This show is 19+ / Minors will permitted if accompanied and supervised by a parent or legal guardian and the appropriate documentation provided. For more information click here.