Tribute to Buena Vista Social Club with The Jorge Luis Pacheco Quartet


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Cuban jazz pianist who’s played with Buena Vista Social Club members pays tribute to those masters in a live concert of son and bolero music

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Promotional value expires Nov 2, 2014. Limit 10 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Redeem starting day of show for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at DROM. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must redeem by phone together to sit together. Discount reflects Direct From Cuba Entertainment's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 15 minutes before showtime. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $29 for one ticket to a Tribute to Buena Vista Social Club with The Jorge Luis Pacheco Quartet, special guest Pepito Gomez, and a Cuban dinner of roasted chicken, rice and beans, and plantains (up to $69 value)
  • Where: DROM
  • Seating: best available at the time of reservation
  • Door time: 15 minutes before showtime
  • Ticket values include all fees.


  • Sunday, October 26, at 5:30 p.m. or 8 p.m.
  • Friday, October 31, at 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 2, at 5:30 p.m. or 8 p.m.

The Jorge Luis Pacheco Quartet’s Tribute to Buena Vista Social Club

  • Jorge Luis Pacheco’s birthdate: December 18, 1984 in Havana
  • How he delights audiences: the passionate, exciting entertainer constantly captures the attention of the crowd with heartfelt performances and electric energy
  • Impressive musical skills he possesses: virtuoso pianist, composer, arranger, percussionist, and vocalist
  • Impressive thing he’s done since then: won first prize at the 2007 International Competition of Young Jazz Musicians
  • Second impressive thing: was selected by Wynton Marsalis to perform with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in Havana
  • Impressive thing he’ll be doing soon: Performing at the Jazz Foundation of America’s 13th Annual “A Great Night in Harlem” event, where musician Herbie Hancock will be presented with a lifetime achievement award
  • Impressive thing he’ll probably never do: lick the back of his head
  • Instrument of choice: the piano—fellow musician Bobby Carcasses dubbed him “Flying Hands”
  • The Buena Vista Social Club: originally a members-only establishment in 1940s Havana
  • How it was resurrected: half a century after the club closed its doors, a loose consortium of associated musicians got together to release an all-new album of festive son, bolero, guajira, and danzón music
  • How the world reacted: with a Grammy, an Academy Award-nominated documentary, an invitation to perform at Carnegie Hall, and an international tour that’s still going on
  • Pacheco’s relationship to the legendary Cuban music collective: he’s shared the stage with several members, including percussionist Amadito Valdes
  • How he pays respect to them: by playing an evening’s worth of their tunes, along with his own

Customer Reviews

Great show!
Iris H. · May 30, 2016
Nice venue. Good shows.
Edwin D. · February 24, 2016
Had a wonderful time Highly recommend itGreat vibe
Adriana C. · December 5, 2015

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