Eddie Palmieri: ‘La Perfecta’

18 December 2015 — Jazz on the Tube

Pianist, Eddie Palmieri performs with his band “La Perfecta”featuring the saxophone of Donald Harrison. Born to Puerto Rican immigrants on December 15, 1936, Eddie Palmieri was raised in a Hispanic neighborhood in the South Bronx. 

His style helped influence the creation of a new Latin Jazz category. The multiple Emmy and Grammy winner has a vast number of LP releases to his credit spanning from 1962 to the present.

Inspired by his brother, salsa pianist Charlie Palmieri, Eddie founded various bands including “La Perfecta” and “La Perfecta II”. He additionally played with the “Conjunto La Segui’s Band”.

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