Mr. Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive celebrates his 80th birthday in 2017 with a historic tour entitled "Eddie at 80".
With a musical career that spans over 50 years as a pianist, bandleader and composer of Salsa and Latin jazz, Mr. Palmieri made history by winning the first ever Grammy award for Best Latin recording in 1975. In 2013, Mr. Palmieri was honoured with the NEA Jazz Masters Award, the nation's highest honour in jazz, recognising him as a true American Musical icon. 2013 also saw Mr. Palmieri given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Latin Grammys.
With 10 Grammys and 36 recordings to his name, Mr. Palmieri's contribution to the Latin music canon is unparalleled. Through his influence in jazz, salsa, funk and even boogaloo, Palmieri is a trailblazer whose genre-busting sound has managed to survive generations of shifting tastes and trends.
"Now a true Jazz Master." - Dave Davies, NPR
Jazz Underwriter: SZA Shoats and Zaback Architects Ltd.
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