The pioneering Cuban clarinetist/saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera has always loved Brazilian culture and music. Since his arrival in the United States, he has maintained relationships with Brazilian musicians of many styles. On his new recording Song for Maura, D’Rivera presents a loving tribute to his mother with the assistance of a tremendous ensemble of Sao Paulo based musicians, Trio Corrente, featuring pianist Fabio Torres, bassist Paulo Paulelli and drummer Edu Ribeiro.
released July 2, 2013
Paquito D'Rivera - clarinet, alto saxophone
Fabio Torres - piano
Paulo Paulelli - contrabass
Edu Ribeiro - drums