Palmieri at Cooper Union
Palmieri recently performed at Cooper Union
in NYC with a large ensemble of talented musicians
that included: Mario Rivera and Ivan Rents (who
performed in the first Montvale
Session with Little Johnny) on sax; Brian
Lynch and Ray Vega on trumpet; Joe Santiago on
bass; Conrad Herwig on trombone; Herman Olivera
on vocals; Little
Johnny Rivero on conga; Johnny
"Dandy" Rodriguez on bongo; Jose
Clausell on timbale; and Eddie himself on piano.
Pleneros de 21, a group devoted to playing plena
and bomba, the characteristic music of Puerto
Rico, opened the performance.
out some concert and backstage photos in this