La Tumbadora y el Timbal: Foundations of Latin Jazz & Salsa w/John Santos
Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Five-time Grammy nominated master percussionist John Santos will give a lecture/demonstration of traditional and modern techniques and rhythms. He will also cover the historical evolution of these two Afro-Cuban percussive instruments and the wide world of music with which they overlap. Santos will analyze historic recorded examples from his legendary collection, offering the audience a chance to listen and discuss them.
This event is free and open to the public, however the middle and high school students in Community Music Center's Young Musicians Programs will be given priority seating.
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Community Music Center
Community Music Center (CMC) was founded in 1921 with the mission of making music accessible to all people, regardless of their financial status. During the 2012-2013 school year, CMC served over 2,300 students of all ages, levels and financial backgrounds.