Update Eddie Palmieri Follow

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 15, 1936

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.”...
read more

CD/LP/Track Review


CD/LP/Track Review

District Jazz

More articles about Eddie Palmieri


  • BUY

    Eddie Palmieri Is Doin' It in the Park

    Self Produced
  • BUY

    Is Doin´It In The Park

    Repertoire Records
  • BUY

    Eddie & Charlie Palmieri - Salsa Brothers

    Repertoire Records
  • BUY

    Sugar Daddy: Eddie Palmieri´s La Perfecta Orchestra

    Repertoire Records
  • BUY

    Vamonos Pa'l Monte

    Repertoire Records
  • BUY


  • BUY

    Listen Here!

    Concord Picante
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.

Watch More Videos

Rank: 355
Views: 19,791
Fans: 3
Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Reset password.

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Email Local Jazz Events!

Email Local Jazz Events

or search site with Google

Help improve the Eddie Palmieri profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Eddie Palmieri musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.