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Phone (425) 453-3110
Price $14 - $35
Age Suitability All Ages

Bellevue Jazz Festival Presents Poncho Sanchez and His Latin Jazz Band

Friday, May 30 7:30p
Meydenbauer Center Bellevue, WA

For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources. His influences are numerous, but among the more prominent figures that inform his music are two of the primary architects of Latin jazz conga drummer and composer Chano Pozo and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. "To me, Latin jazz is the world's greatest music,"… Show more

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Poncho Sanchez
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The imaginative rhythms of Poncho Sanchez have made him one of the most influential conga players and percussionists in Afro-Cuban jazz. In addition to recording as a soloist, Sanchez has been featured on albums by the Jazz Crusaders, Eddie Harris, Freddie Hubbard, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, Dianne Reeves, Joey DeFrancesco, and Terence Blanchard....
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Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE Sixth St.
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 637-1020
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