The Pedrito Martinez Group

Past event

Newman Performing Arts Center, Gates Concert Hall

Afro-Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez brings his band the Pedrito Martinez Group to Denver for one special evening as part of the Denver Biennial of the Americas Week. The Pedrito Martinez Group has been receiving numerous accolades over the last decade including a Grammy nod for their first album in 2013 and most recently being named the #1 Latin Jazz Album in NPR’s Jazz Critics Top Jazz Albums for 2016.
“Pedrito is a genius…working with him has been a revelation to me.”
– Wynton Marsalis“
The Pedrito Martinez Group is writing a new chapter in Cuban music history…”
– NPR All Things Considered