World Music

Afro-Cuban rooted Pedrito Martinez Group coming to South Jersey

World-class. Cuban immigrant. Among the world’s best Afro-Latin hand percussionists. And to top it all off? He just turned 40!

Cuban native Pedrito Martinez has quickly become one of the most sought-after session men in the industry. His band, The Pedrito Martinez Group, combines conservatory musical training with raw South American musical talent to produce some excellent original and cover music.

Pedrito and his band will be playing at Cumberland County College in Vineland on Friday, February 7th at 8:00 p.m. For more information on the show, go to

To learn more about the Pedrito Martinez Group, go to

For a primer on Afro-Cuban/Afro-Latin music and drumming, go to