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TRIBUTE TO EL MAESTRO ISRAEL LOPEZ “CACHAO”

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Commemorating the centennial of the birth of Israel López “Cachao,” the prolific composer, arranger, bandleader, classically trained virtuoso bassist, and padrino of the iconic Cuban musical forms Mambo and the Descarga. Cachao will always represent indisputable royalty in Cuban music. Featuring an all-star, multi-generational cast of Bay Area musicians, most of whom have played with Maestro Cachao including legendary Cuban percussionist ORESTES VILATÓ!

THE JOHN SANTOS SEXTET:
Dr. John Calloway – flute
Marco Díaz – piano
Saul Sierra – bass
David Flores – drums
Charlie Gurke – saxophones
John Santos – percussion

PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS:
Orestes Vilató – timbales
Bill Ortiz – trumpet
Anthony Blea – violin
Fernanda Bustamante – violin & coro
José Roberto Hernandez – vocals
Javier Navarette – percussion

Details

Date:
March 28
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
sfjazz.org

Venue

SF Jazz Center
201 Franklin Street
san francisco, United States
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Phone:
866-920-5299
Website:
http://www.sfjazz.org/center