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John Santos presents: Sentimiento Antillano at Freight Fest!
September 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
The John Santos Sextet and Friends at the Freight Fest block party!
Long-time Freight collaborator, Bay Area native and Rennaisance Man (SF Chronicle) John Santos has assembled a unique, blockbuster show with immense Afro-Caribbean dance implications. The line up is 100% Bay Area legends with first class strings, top flight horns, amazing vocalists and a dynamic rhythm section! Bring your dancing shoes as mambo, rumba, bomba, changüí, son, danzón, guaracha and more will be on full display!
The entire street (Addison) in front of the Freight will be blocked off for this celebration!
Our set closes the Festival at 4:30.
The JS Sextet:
Marco Diaz – piano
John Calloway – flute
Charlie Gurke – saxes
Saul Sierra – bass
David Flores – drums
John Santos – tumbadoras
Special guest stars:
Orestes Vilató – timbales
Anthony Blea – violin
Fernanda Bustamante – violin
José Roberto Hernandez – vocals
Christelle Durandy – vocals
Juan Luis Pérez – vocals
Pedro Pastrana – cuatro Puertorriqueño
Javier Navarrette – bongos
Raul Navarrette – trombone (flying in from NY)