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KC Jazz Club: Pedrito Martinez and Alfredo Rodríguez

Saturday, February 16, 2019

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Two Cuban jazz masters--percussionist Pedrito Martinez and pianist Alfredo Rodríguez--collaborate in a rare concert experience with an exciting exploration of their homeland. 

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Separately, Grammy®-nominated artists Pedrito Martinez (percussionist) and Alfredo Rodríguez (pianist) have left KC Jazz Club audiences mesmerized by their fearless playing. This season, the Cuban jazz masters collaborate in a rare concert experience with an exciting exploration of their homeland. After their Blue Note Jazz Festival performance, Quincy Jones exclaimed, "They’re the real thing. They had the club JUMPING! It made me feel like a teenager!"

“[Rodriguez and Martinez have] channeled a common passion for their homeland and cross-cultural mastery into tight, catchy and deceptively dense songs that work the way good pop music should.”Larry Blumenfeld for The Wall Street Journal

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