The John Santos Sextet with Paquito d’Rivera, Walfredo de los Reyes, Orestes Vilato & Classical Revolution Trio
Calling these shows “Un Danzón Pa’ Cachao, Una Descarga Pa’ Walfredo,” Resident Artistic Director John Santos presents a very special two-night salute to legendary Cuban bassist/composer Israel “Cachao” López and Cuban percussion master Walfredo de los Reyes, with a dream ensemble featuring Santos’ working sextet, Cuban jazz icon Paquito D’Rivera, percussion great Orestes Vilató, the Classical Revolution Trio and Reyes himself. Known for originating the fusion of Latin rhythms into Cuban music that… Show more
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"The Latin music Renaissance man. " — San Francisco Chronicle
Walfredo de los Reyes has performed in bands named and 'Santana'.
The mission of Classical Revolution is to present concerts involving both traditional and modern approaches while engaging the community by offering chamber music performances in highly accessible venues, such as bars and cafes, and collaborating with local musicians and artists from various styles and backgrounds....
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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