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Erik Jekabson Quartet with special guest John Santos
Price $12.00-$15.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Salsa Jazz

Erik Jekabson Quartet with special guest John Santos

Friday, Sep 13, 2013 8:00p
The JazzSchool Berkeley, CA

Trumpeter Erik Jekabson’s quartet features some of the Bay Area’s finest jazz musicians. Expect an evening of groove, lyrical improvisation, subtlety and sonic exploration of Jekabson's original compositions, written specifically for this ensemble. The open-ended music leaves lots of room for interesting cross-rhythms, vamps and dialogue between the quartet and world-renowned percussionist John Santos — imagine a cross between Miles Davis's "Bitches Brew," New Orleans swamp funk, and Brazilian sambas.… Show more

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Erik Jekabson
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Trumpeter/composer Erik Jekabson is a versatile performer with formidable jazz improvisation skills who has moved deftly between the worlds of creative improvisation, funk, and pop. A native of Berkeley, California, Jekabson played music from an early age, eventually settling on the trumpet at age ten....
The John Santos Sextet
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Five-time Grammy nominee and USA Fontanals Fellow John Santos is one of the foremost exponents of Afro-Latin music in the world today. He has been a prolific performer, composer, teacher, writer, radio programmer, and record/event producer for over 35 years, working with acknowledged masters such as Cachao, Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Bebo Valdés, Max Roach, Eddie Palmieri, Patato Valdés, Francisco Aguabella, Steve Turre, McCoy Tyner, Batacumbele, Omar Sosa, Giovanni Hidalgo, Negro Hernandez, Eddie Marshall, and Carlos Santana....
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The JazzSchool
2087 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 845-5373
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