On December 6, the Recording Academy announced the 50th GRAMMY Nominees. Among the many notables of the music industry, Paquito D’Rivera’s Quintet’s new album, Funk Tango, has been nominated for "Best Latin Jazz Recording." Funk Tango, the premiere recording of Paquito Records, is a Critic’s Choice pick of the New York Times. The 50th Annual… [Read More]
Interview with Paquito D’Rivera The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), interviewed Paquito D’Rivera, featured in their Alternate Routes Latin Jazz Weekend, and who is also a resident of New Jersey. D’Rivera’s Quintet performed at the Center on Oct. 27 with selections from his new grammy nominated album Funk Tango.
8th Latin GRAMMY Awards Nomination Best Latin Jazz Album (Field 10, Jazz Category 33) Funk Tango – Paquito D’Rivera Quintet (Paquito Records) The 8th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards nominations, announced on August 29, listed Paquito D’Rivera Quintet’s Funk Tango album as one of the nominees for Best Latin Jazz Album. The 8th Annual Latin Grammy… [Read More]