The Pedrito Martinez Group



The Pedrito Martinez Group

“Pedrito is a genius…working with him has been a revelation to me.”Wynton Marsalis

“The Pedrito Martinez Group is the real thing.They had the club JUMPING! It made me feel like a teenager!”
Quincy Jones

“The Pedrito Martinez Group is writing a new chapter in Cuban music history” NPR All Things Considere

Pedro Pablo “Pedrito” Martinez was born in Havana, Cuba, Sept 12, 1973. Since settling in New York City in the fall of 1998, Pedrito has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, and Sting and has contributed to well over 50 albums.Pedrito was a founding member of the highly successful, Afro-Cuban/Afro-Beat band, Yerba Buena, with which he recorded two albums and toured the world.

Mr. Martinez’s career as a leader began in 2005 with the formation in NYC of The Pedrito Martinez Group. The group’s first studio album was released October, 2013, was nominated for a Grammy, and was chosen among NPR’s Favorite Albums of 2013 and The Boston Globe Critics Top Ten Albums of 2013.” Habana Dreams, PMG’s second album was released in June 10, 2016. Guests include, Ruben Blades, Isaac Delgado, Wynton Marsalis, Descemer Bueno, Roman Diaz, Angelique Kidjo, and Telmary Diaz.

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Sagamore Ballroom

Latin Percussion, Remo Inc., Vic Firth Company, Zildjian Company, Yamaha Corporation of America, Gibraltar

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