Eddie at 80
Join the Quick as we celebrate Eddie Palmieri, a living legend of Latin jazz.
$60, $50 | $5 Fairfield University students
QCA Member price: $38
“Eddie Palmieri. . .has been the most consistently innovative artist in Afro-Cuban music in the United States for the past 30 years.” - The Boston Globe
Eddie at 80 celebrates Eddie Palmieri as he is joined by his world famous Latin jazz band for an afternoon that highlights his most influential and popular works from throughout his storied career. It will leave you ready to dance the night away.
With 10 Grammys, 36 recordings, and a musical career that spans over 50 years as a pianist, bandleader, and composer of salsa and Latin jazz, Eddie Palmieri’s contribution to Latin music is unparalleled. First making history by winning the inaugural Grammy award for Best Latin Recording in 1975, Mr. Palmieri has made an incredible mark in the world of jazz music and was honored in 2013 with both the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Latin Grammys and the NEA Jazz Masters Award, the nation’s highest honor in jazz, recognizing him as a true American Musical icon.