Diego Urcola, trumpet/trombone

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, three-time Grammy Award nominee Diego Urcola has been a member of the Paquito D’Rivera Quintet since 1991. This in-demand trumpeter also performs regularly with the legendary saxophonist Jimmy Heath and the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Star Big Band. “A disciplined technician blessed with classical and jazz chops—but when he lets his bebop loose, this guy is pure excitement, with passionate range and attack.”