Paquito D'Rivera

Real Name:
Francisco de Jesús Rivera Figueras
Profile:
Cuban saxophone/flute/clarinet player and band leader (b. June 4th, 1948 in Havana, Cuba). Son of saxophone player Tito D'Rivera, he started playing saxophone at 5 years old. At 19 he debuted on Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba and that same year (1965) he founded Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna with Chucho Valdés, and later Irakere, melting jazz, rock and traditional Cuban music.

In 1981 he exiled in USA, playing with American musicians and founding in 1988 The United Nations Orchestra with Dizzy Gillespie. He founded his own band Paquito D'Rivera Big Band and Paquito D'Rivera Quintet.
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LD-3583 Instrumental — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Instrumental (Album) Areito LD-3583 Cuba 1975 Sell This Version
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CULP-6 Paquito D'Rivera — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera (Album) Cuba CULP-6 Finland 1976 Sell This Version
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FC 37374 Paquito Blowin' — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Paquito Blowin' (Album) Columbia FC 37374 US 1981 Sell This Version
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85979 Mariel — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Mariel (Album) Columbia 85979 Europe 1982 Sell This Version
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CS-10480 Live At Keystone Korner — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Live At Keystone Korner (Album) Columbia CS-10480 Venezuela 1983 Sell This Version
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FC 39584 Why Not! — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Why Not! (Album) Columbia FC 39584 US 1984 Sell This Version
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JZ 20038 Explosion — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Explosion (Album) Columbia JZ 20038 Venezuela 1986 Sell This Version
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CT 40583 Manhattan Burn — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Manhattan Burn (Album) Columbia, Columbia CT 40583 US 1987 Sell This Version
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44077 Celebration — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Celebration (Album) Columbia, Columbia 44077 US 1988 Sell This Version
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JD34 Tico! Tico! — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Tico! Tico! (Album) Chesky Records JD34 Europe 1989 Sell This Version
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TCD 516 Return To Ipanema — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera, Claudio Roditi, Ralph Moore (2), Jay Ashby Paquito D'Rivera, Claudio Roditi, Ralph Moore (2), Jay Ashby - Return To Ipanema (Album) Town Crier Recordings TCD 516 US 1989 Sell This Version
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15805-2 Reunion — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Special Guest Artist Arturo Sandoval Featuring Giovanni Hidalgo, Danilo Perez, Fareed Haque, David Finck, Mark Walker (2) Paquito D'Rivera Special Guest Artist Arturo Sandoval Featuring Giovanni Hidalgo, Danilo Perez, Fareed Haque, David Finck, Mark Walker (2) - Reunion (Album) Messidor 15805-2 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
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CCD79523 Paquito D'Rivera With James Moody Paquito D'Rivera With James Moody - "Who's Smoking?!" (Album) Candid CCD79523 UK, Europe & US 1992 Sell This Version
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CD79515 Milestones — Paquito D'Rivera Claudio Roditi Featuring Paquito D'Rivera Claudio Roditi Featuring Paquito D'Rivera - Milestones (Album) Candid CD79515 US 1992 Sell This Version
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JD60 Havana Cafe — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Havana Cafe (Album) Chesky Records JD60 US 1992 Sell This Version
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15820-2 La Habana-Rio-Conexion — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera La Habana-Rio-Conexion (Album) Messidor 15820-2 Austria 1992 Sell This Version
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JD82 Jvc Jazz Festival Live - A Night Of Chesky Jazz - Town Hall, New York — Paquito D'Rivera Ana Caram, Paquito D'rivera, Tom Harrell, Fred Hersch, Phil Woods Ana Caram, Paquito D'rivera, Tom Harrell, Fred Hersch, Phil Woods - Jvc Jazz Festival Live - A Night Of Chesky Jazz - Town Hall, New York (Album) Chesky Records JD82 US 1992 Sell This Version
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JTR 8436-2 Live At The West End Cultural Centre — Paquito D'Rivera The Kerry Kluner Big Band Featuring Paquito D'Rivera The Kerry Kluner Big Band Featuring Paquito D'Rivera - Live At The West End Cultural Centre(CD, Album) Justin Time JTR 8436-2 Canada 1992 Sell This Version
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15826-2, CD 15826-2 Paquito D'Rivera Presents 40 Years Of Cuban Jam Session — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Presents 40 Years Of Cuban Jam Session (Album) Messidor, Messidor 15826-2, CD 15826-2 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
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4509-95589-2 More Jazz Meets The Symphony — Paquito D'Rivera Lalo Schifrin With Ray Brown, Grady Tate, Jon Faddis, James Morrison, Paquito D'Rivera & The London Philharmonic* Lalo Schifrin With Ray Brown, Grady Tate, Jon Faddis, James Morrison, Paquito D'Rivera & The London Philharmonic* - More Jazz Meets The Symphony (Album) Atlantic Jazz 4509-95589-2 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
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15829-2, CD 15829-2 A Night In Englewood — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera & The United Nation Orchestra Paquito D'Rivera & The United Nation Orchestra - A Night In Englewood (Album) Messidor, Messidor 15829-2, CD 15829-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
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LIP1068-2 After Hours — Paquito D'Rivera Levon Ichkhanian Featuring John Patitucci & Paquito D'Rivera Levon Ichkhanian Featuring John Patitucci & Paquito D'Rivera - After Hours (Album) Jazz Heritage Society LIP1068-2 Canada 1996 Sell This Version
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JD145 Portraits Of Cuba — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Portraits Of Cuba (Album) Chesky Records JD145 US 1996 Sell This Version
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RMD 82016 Paquito D'Rivera Presents Cuba Jazz 90 Miles To Cuba — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera featuring Bebo* And Chucho Valdés Paquito D'Rivera featuring Bebo* And Chucho Valdés - Paquito D'Rivera Presents Cuba Jazz 90 Miles To Cuba(CD, Album) TropiJazz RMD 82016 US 1996 Sell This Version
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RMD 82016 Paquito D'Rivera Presents Cuba Jazz 90 Miles To Cuba — Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera featuring Bebo* And Chucho Valdés Paquito D'Rivera featuring Bebo* And Chucho Valdés - Paquito D'Rivera Presents Cuba Jazz 90 Miles To Cuba(CD, Album) TropiJazz RMD 82016 Spain 1996 Sell This Version

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