Pedrito Martinez

Posted on Sep 21, 2011

The end of Summer is almost here but there are still great people coming into town such as renowned rumbero Pedrito Martinez, a much in-demand percussionist since he landed in the New York area.  Pedrito has performed with the whos who of great musicians ranging from Eddie Palmieri to Bruce Springsteen.  He will be performing on Saturday, September 25 from 1 to 3 pm in a free concert at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival located at Mission near 3rd Street in San Francisco.  Pedrito will be featuring music from his rumba project “Ecobio Enyenison” and from his current group who plays regularly in New York.  Pedrito who was born in the Cayo Hueso barrio in Havana has performed with some of the giants in Cuban music and folklore such as Lazaro Ros, Tata Guines and Los Munequitos De Matanzas.  The John Santos Sextet will be opening the show.