Paquito D’Rivera - alto and soprano saxophone, clarinet, bandleader, recording artist, composer.
Paquito D’Rivera is a stellar example of the marriage of Latin American music and jazz. A Grammy winning,
best selling artist with more than thirty solo albums to his credit, he is equally luminous on the soprano or
alto saxophones, and clarinet. He is a genuine musical sophisticate with a broad span of endeavors and
Born on the island of Cuba June 4, 1948, Paquito D’Rivera began his career as a child prodigy. A restless
musical genius during his teen years, Mr. D’Rivera created various original and ground-breaking musical