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Eddie Palmieri to Release Second Album of 2018

Mi Luz Mayor, a tribute to the pianist’s late wife, is slated for Dec. 7

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Eddie Palmieri poses for a portrait during the filming of RBMA Presents The Note: Eddie Palmieri, at Red Bull Studios in New York, NY, USA on 22 March, 2016. (photo by Drew Gurian/Red Bull Content Pool)

Eddie Palmieri has announced the forthcoming release of his second album of the year, Mi Luz Mayor, on Dec. 7. The album was recorded in honor of Palmieri’s late wife Iraida, and features new recordings of some of her favorite music. The album will be released via the pianist’s new Ropeadope imprint Uprising Music. Special guests include Gilberto Santa Rosa, Herman Olivera, and Carlos Santana, who plays on the album’s third track, “Mi Congo.”

Check out Mi Luz Mayor’s opening track, “Sun Sun Babaé,” below.

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