Thu May 3 2018

10:00 PM (Doors 9:00 PM)

Jack London Revue

529 SW 4th Ave. Portland, OR 97204

$22.00

Ages 21+

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Like Arsenio's or Chappottín's conjuntos, the only metal percussion is the bongosero's bell, so the overall volume level is much lower, allowing the nuances of the exquisite vocal harmonies and hand percussion to come through much more clearly, but without sacrificing any of the intensity. The music and arrangements are pure, creative, original timba - ALL timba - no smorgasbord of danzón, reguetón and chachachá filler tracks - every single song has gear changes, melodic cuerpos, great coros and mambos, funky, song-specific piano tumbaos, world-class lead vocals by Pedrito and Ariacne, and the best 3- and 4-part coros I've heard from any timba band.

"Since arriving in the United States at the end of the 1990s, the Cuban percussionist Pedro Martinez has been all over the place, putting rumba and guaguancó into the weave of all kinds of groups. But when his drums, singing and writing are the focus - as is the case in his new band, which plays complex, blenderized Africa-to-the-New-World funk - he's an incomparable performer." Ben Ratliff, New York Times        

Soul'd Out Presents
Pedrito Martinez- (2 shows)

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    Pedrito Martinez Group

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limit 10 per person
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$22.00

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This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

Soul'd Out Presents

Pedrito Martinez- (2 shows)

Thu May 3 2018 10:00 PM

(Doors 9:00 PM)

Jack London Revue Portland OR
Pedrito Martinez- (2 shows)

$22.00 Ages 21+

Like Arsenio's or Chappottín's conjuntos, the only metal percussion is the bongosero's bell, so the overall volume level is much lower, allowing the nuances of the exquisite vocal harmonies and hand percussion to come through much more clearly, but without sacrificing any of the intensity. The music and arrangements are pure, creative, original timba - ALL timba - no smorgasbord of danzón, reguetón and chachachá filler tracks - every single song has gear changes, melodic cuerpos, great coros and mambos, funky, song-specific piano tumbaos, world-class lead vocals by Pedrito and Ariacne, and the best 3- and 4-part coros I've heard from any timba band.

"Since arriving in the United States at the end of the 1990s, the Cuban percussionist Pedro Martinez has been all over the place, putting rumba and guaguancó into the weave of all kinds of groups. But when his drums, singing and writing are the focus - as is the case in his new band, which plays complex, blenderized Africa-to-the-New-World funk - he's an incomparable performer." Ben Ratliff, New York Times        

Pedrito Martinez Group

Pedrito Martinez Group

Latin

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Ages 21+
limit 10 per person
GA 21+
$22.00

Delivery Method

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Will Call

Terms & Conditions

This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.