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Eddie Palmieri

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 15, 1936    

Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold pioneering drive, has a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader of both Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras. Born in Spanish Harlem in 1936, Eddie began piano studies at an early age, as did his celebrated older brother, the late Salsa legend and pianist, Charlie Palmieri. For Latin New Yorkers of Eddie’s generation, music was a vehicle out of El Barrio. At age 11, he auditioned at Weil Recital Hall, next door to Carnegie Hall, a venue as far from the Bronx as he could imagine. Possessed by a desire to play the drums, Palmieri joined his Uncle’s orchestra at age 13, where he played timbales. Says Palmieri, “By 15, it was good-bye timbales and back to the piano until this day. I’m a frustrated percussionist, so I take it out on the piano.”...
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    Is Doin´It In The Park

    Repertoire Records
    2013
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    Eddie & Charlie Palmieri - Salsa Brothers

    Repertoire Records
    2011
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    Sugar Daddy: Eddie Palmieri´s La Perfecta Orchestra

    Repertoire Records
    2007
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    Vamonos Pa'l Monte

    Repertoire Records
    2006
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    Simpatico

    ArtistShare
    2006
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    Listen Here!

    Concord Picante
    2005
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    Ritmo Caliente

    Concord Music Group
    2003
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