On November 19, 2015 at the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards, Paquito D’Rivera’s Sextet album Jazz Meets the Classics won the Best Latin Jazz Album in category #31.
This is Paquito D’Rivera’s fourteenth GRAMMY. Of those, this is the seventh GRAMMY awarded in the category of “Best Latin Jazz Album” from the Latin GRAMMY and GRAMMY Awards.
Jazz Meets the Classics was released by Sunnyside Records/Paquito Records. The album was recorded live at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. Paquito D’Rivera’s Quintet was expanded in this recording to a sextet, and also has special guest Pepe Rivera. Ensemble members are:
- Paquito D’Rivera, clarinet/saxophonist
- Diego Urcola, trumpet/trombonist;
- Alex Brown, pianist;
- Oscar Stagnaro, bassist;
- Arturo Stable, percussionist;
- Mark Walker, drummer; and
- Pepe Rivero, special guest pianist.
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The 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards was broadcasted live on Univision Network and the Latin GRAMMY website.
Jazz Meets the Classics is available on iTunes.