08/22/11

Eddie Palmieri Releases 50th Anniversary DVD

Larin jazz icon's first official DVD release

Latin jazz icon Eddie Palmieri has released his first official DVD. Titled Eddie Palmieri 50th Year Anniversary DVD, it captures the leader of both Latin jazz and salsa orchestras in a live performance filmed at the Bushnell Memorial Theater in Hartford, Conn. Palmieri and his Salsa Orchestra perform many of his greatest hits on the DVD.

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Ben Johnson

Eddie Palmieri

A portion of the proceeds from nine-time Grammy award winner Palmieri’s DVD will be contributed to the Hispanic Professional Network’s arts and culture fund. The DVD also features an intimate interview of Palmieri in which he shares his life story, along with his creative inspirations for songwriting.

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