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Percussion John Santos with the Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble

March 10, 2018
7:30 pm
Dinkelspiel Auditorium

Join us for a very special evening featuring master percussionist John Santos along with the Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble. Santos's mastery of all Afro-Latin percussion instruments will be on full display with repertoire specifically prepared by him to showcase the intimate blending of Latin American and North American musical idioms, highlighted by rarely-performed original music that will tempt you out of your seat. A seven-time Grammy nominee, Santos is widely regarded as one of the foremost exponents of Afro-Latin music in the world today, known for his innovative use of traditional forms and instruments in combination with contemporary music. He has earned international recognition as a prolific performer, composer, educator, historian, writer, radio programmer, and record/event producer whose career has spanned four decades. The critically-acclaimed Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble is considered one of the finest academic performing groups of its kind.


Dinkelspiel Auditorium

471 Lagunita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305, United States
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