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Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet: The Rhythm of Invention

Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet: The Rhythm of Invention

To the unsuspecting ear, this album The Rhythm of Invention from the Wayne Wallace Quintet (plus) might seem like just another Latin-Jazz recording, but...

Art Jackson: Underground Masterpiece

The term ‘Spanish Tinge’ is so hackneyed today. Moreover it contains only a half truth, that being that the music came from Spain. And...

Marco Diaz: Life Notes

Marco Diaz acquitted himself exceedingly well as John Santos’ pianist. On Life Notes Mr. Diaz has written a suite of songs that serve to...

The John Santos Sextet At SFJAZZ Center

Four of the Bay Area’s greatest vocalists join The John Santos Sextet for “Unusual Standards,” an evening of classic jazz staples, re-imagined and...

John Santos Sextet: Filosofía Caribeña Vol. 2

One aspect of John Santos’ music that sets him apart from many artists in the Latin realm is the depth of its spiritual consciousness....

Lary Barilleau & The Latin Jazz Collective – Carmen’s Mambo

Lary Barilleau is more than a percussionist; he is a veritable percussion colourist who wields sticks and mallets and brushes dipped and splayed into...

John Santos & his Sextet in Concert at Piedmont Piano

Please join us for An Elegant Evening of Original Compositions by five-time Grammy nominee John Santos & his Sextet Dr. John Calloway - flute, piano,...

John Santos Sextet: Filosofía Caribeña, Vol. 1

John Santos wants to draw attention to the virtually institutionalized segregation between Afro-American and Afro-Caribbean communities. He has always been painfully aware of this and condemns it in more ways than one. The most damning condemnation of it is his daunting experiments to unify the two communities through the most extraordinary cultural collision: and that is through Filosofía Caribeña, Vol. 1. (Machete Records - 2011), a superb [...]