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Discover Jazz W/ John Santos
Price $20
Age Suitability 18 and up

Discover Jazz W/ John Santos

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 7:00p to 9:00p
SFJAZZ Center San Francisco, CA

Class 4: Bembé, Guiro, Cumbia, Samba

True to African tradition, the drum is still the heartbeat of many working class communities in the African diaspora. In this series, we will enter these communities through video clips, photos and rare recordings, as well as take an up-close look at several of the rhythmic instruments used in diverse drumming traditions found in the Americas. These are not hands-on, playing classes.

Co-presented by SFJAZZ, Yerba Buena Gardens Festival & MoAD.

Created by sfjazzedu

Performers at this Event
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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SFJAZZ Center
201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(866) 920-5299
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