Paquito D'Rivera

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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Paquito D'Rivera Discography

Albums

LD-3583 Paquito D'Rivera Instrumental(LP, Album) Areito LD-3583 Cuba 1967 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera (Album) Cuba Finland 1976 Sell This Version
NCL/LP/70045 Paquito D'Rivera En Finlandia(LP, Album) Discos NCL NCL/LP/70045 Mexico 1980 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Paquito Blowin' (Album) Columbia US 1981 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Mariel (Album) Columbia US 1982 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Live At Keystone Korner (Album) Columbia Europe 1983 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Why Not! (Album) Columbia US 1984 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Explosion (Album) Columbia Venezuela 1986 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Manhattan Burn (Album) Columbia, Columbia US 1987 Sell This Version
Paquito* Celebration (Album) Columbia Europe 1988 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Tico! Tico! (Album) Chesky Records Europe 1989 Sell This Version
TCD 516 Paquito D'Rivera, Claudio Roditi, Ralph Moore (2), Jay Ashby Paquito D'Rivera, Claudio Roditi, Ralph Moore (2), Jay Ashby - Return To Ipanema(CD, Album) Town Crier Recordings TCD 516 Canada 1989 Sell This Version
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 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Havana Cafe (Album) Chesky Records Europe 1992 Sell This Version
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 US 1992 Sell This Version
CCD79523 Paquito D'Rivera "Who's Smoking ?!"(CD, Album) Candid CCD79523 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
15820-2 Paquito D'Rivera La Habana-Rio-Conexion(CD, Album) Messidor 15820-2 Austria 1992 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Paquito D'Rivera Presents 40 Years Of Cuban Jam Session (Album) Messidor, Messidor Germany 1993 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera & The United Nation Orchestra Paquito D'Rivera & The United Nation Orchestra - A Night In Englewood (Album) Messidor, Messidor US 1994 Sell This Version
Paquito D'Rivera Portraits Of Cuba (Album) Chesky Records Europe 1996 Sell This Version
RMD 82016 Paquito D'Rivera featuring Bebo Valdes, Chucho Valdés Paquito D'Rivera featuring Bebo Valdes, Chucho Valdés - Paquito D'Rivera Presents Cuba Jazz 90 Miles To Cuba(CD, Promo) TropiJazz RMD 82016 US 1996 Sell This Version
LIP1068-2 Levon Ichkhanian Featuring John Patitucci & Paquito D'Rivera Levon Ichkhanian Featuring John Patitucci & Paquito D'Rivera - After Hours(CD, Album) Mediterrano Productions LIP1068-2 Canada 1996 Sell This Version
MH0002 Paquito D'Rivera Chamber Music From The South(CD) Mix House Records MH0002 Brazil 1997 Sell This Version
46813-2 Paquito D'Rivera Hay Solución (CD, Album) BMG Music 46813-2 US 1998 Sell This Version
HUCD 3045 Paquito D'Rivera Conducted By Bob Belden Paquito D'Rivera Conducted By Bob Belden - 100 Years Of Latin Love Songs(CD, Album, Enh) Heads Up International HUCD 3045 US 1998 Sell This Version

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February 17, 2014
100 Years Of Latin Love Songs (CD, Album, Heads Up HUCD 3045, USA 1998)

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