Juntos por Puerto Rico

A Benefit for the victims of Hurricane Maria

Juntos por Puerto Rico

Obed Calvaire, Marco Diaz, Robin Eubanks, David Flores, José Roberto Hernandez, Zakir Hussain, Sean Jones, Rebeca Mauleón, Javier Navarrete, Rico Pabon, Pedro Pastrana, Joshua Redman, David Sanchez, John Santos, Jo-Annie Seda, Sarita Shah, Shefali Shah, Marcus Shelby, Saul Sierra, Miguel Zenon, La Mixta Criolla, SFJAZZ All-Stars Alumni

Sunday, October 8th

Doors: 12:00 pm / Show: 1:00 pm

$40-$60

Sold Out

Advance tickets are SOLD OUT. Standing-room-only tickets will be sold on the day of the show, starting after 1PM.

 

Funds raised will be distributed equally between the Puerto Rico Real Time Recovery Fund (ComPRometidos/Foundation for Puerto Rico) & the Hurricane Maria Community Relief & Recovery Fund (Center for Popular Democracy).

 

FOOD TRUCK: Food will be available for sale from Momolicious Food Truck in front of The Freight. 

All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee.

Juntos por Puerto Rico
Juntos por Puerto Rico
A benefit concert for the victims of Hurricane Maria featuring Obed Calvaire, Robin Eubanks, Zakir Hussain, Sean Jones, Joshua Redman, David Sanchez, John Santos, Edward Simon, Miguel Zenon, and more
Obed Calvaire
Obed Calvaire
Drummer
Marco Diaz
Marco Diaz
Pianist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, producer.
Robin Eubanks
Robin Eubanks
American jazz trombonist, born 25 October 1955 in Philadelphia, USA, brother of Duane Eubanks & Kevin Eubanks.
Publishing company: Robanks Music
David Flores
David Flores
Raised in the Bay Area, David Flores began his musical journey at age three when he began playing his first set of drums. The son of a bass player, David was born into the rhythm section while sitting behind his father’s bass rig and his uncle’s drum set. This profound introduction into the world of live music would carve a life-long path for this tireless student, performer, and educator.

David is adept at playing Jazz, Soul, Rhythm and Blues, Brazilian, Hip-Hop, Afro-Cuban, and Orchestral compositions. Although he is a drum set player at heart, David is also a skilled hand-percussionist. David has had the honor of working with local and international trailblazers including: Lauryn Hill, Donna Summer, Randy Brecker Armando Peraza, Pete Escovedo, Orestes Vilato, Jesus Diaz, John Santos, Michael Spiro, Jerry Gonzales, Paquito De Rivera, Steve Turre, Greg Landau, Bobbi Céspedes, Mark Levine, Ray Vega, Larry Harlow, Charlie Musselwhite, Rebecca Mauleon-Santana, Mickey Hart, Melvin Seals, Rusty Zinn, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, and Ska Cubano.
José Roberto Hernandez
José Roberto Hernandez
Jose Roberto Hernandez Is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, arranger, producer, musical educator, and ethnomusicologist. In the San Francisco Bay Area, where he resides, he is one of the most respected exponents of folkloric music.

Born in the city of Cardenas, Tabasco, Mexico, his musical career begins in Tabasco and continues in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico City, and the United States. Surrounded by master folklorists, he roots his career in traditional music, and discovers that this is his greatest passion. This transforms him into a collector and performer of native and traditional instruments, and, always thirsting to discover and learn about other cultures, he becomes an investigator of customs and traditions in dance and music.

His devotion, creativity, and professionallism in the genre of traditional music have earned him the recognition of great musicians from Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, and Argentina.

He is known for his innovative use of traditional forms and instruments in combination with contempoarary music and has earned much respect as a musician, singer, composer, and producer.

Jose Roberto has worked and recorded with renowned masters and prestigious institutions like: Orestes Vilato, John Santos, Jesus Diaz, Bobi Cespedes, Marina Lavalle, Lalo Izquierdo, Kat Parra, Edgardo Gambon, Carlos Caro, David Pinto, Felipe Pumarada, Gigio Parodi, Fernando Nataren, Leonel Diaz, Tito Manrique, Miguel Ballumbrosio, Omar Ledezma Jr. Braulio Barrera, Fernanda Bustamante, Ana Nitmar,Martha Toledo, Hebert Rasgado, Eddy Navia, Guido Moscoso, Jose Luis Reynolds, Miguel Sisniegas, Manuel Constancio Jr, Ernesto Oviedo, Pedro Rosales, Lali Mejia, Peta Robles, Daniel Zamalloa, Miguel Martinez, Silvestre Martinez, Andres Flores, Rosa los Santos, Greg Landau, Roberto Chiofalo, Julio Perez, Miguel Govea, Gabriela Shiroma, Zenon Barron, Tahmoures Pournazeri, Los Cenzontles, Macon Georgia Symphony's, Oakland California Symphony's, San Francisco California Symphony's, World Art West.
Zakir Hussain
Zakir Hussain
Virtuoso tabla player born 3/9/51 in India, son of Alla Rakha.
Sean Jones
Sean Jones
American jazz trumpeter
Javier Navarrete
Javier Navarrete
Spanish film composer, born 1956 in Teruel, Spain.
Rico Pabon
Puerto Rican bilingual Rapper and Musician based in Oakland, CA.
Former member of Prophets Of Rage (2).
Joshua Redman
Joshua Redman
American jazz saxophonist and composer born February 1, 1969 in Berkeley, California. Son of Dewey Redman.
David Sanchez
David Sanchez
Puerto Rican jazz saxophonist, born 9 September 1968 in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
John Santos
John Santos
Seven-time Grammy-nominated percussionist, US Artists Fontanals Fellow, and 2013-2014 SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director, John Santos, is one of the foremost exponents of Afro-Latin music in the world today.

Born in San Francisco, California, November 1, 1955, he was raised in the Puerto Rican and Cape Verdean traditions of his family, surrounded by music. The fertile musical environment of the San Francisco Bay Area shaped his career in a unique way.

John was the director of the Orquesta Tipica Cienfuegos (1976-1980) and the award-winning Orquesta Batachanga (1981-1985). He was founder and director of the internationally renowned, Grammy-nominated Machete Ensemble (1985-2006), with whom he released nine CDs with special guests from Puerto Rico, Cuba, NY, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, mostly on John’s Machete Records label that was founded in 1984 and continues today. He currently directs the highly acclaimed John Santos Sextet Latin jazz ensemble with five full-length CDs under their belt to date. Papa Mambo was released in 2007. Their second CD, Perspectiva Fragmentada, (2008) was nominated by the Jazz Journalists Association (NY), and by Cubadisco (Cuban Grammys) as one of the top Latin Jazz releases of the year, and selected as one of the five top Latin Jazz CDs of 2008 by New York’s All About Jazz magazine, among many honors. Filosofía Caribeña Vol.1 (2011) received a four-and-a-half star review from Downbeat Magazine! Filosofía Caribeña Vol.2 was released in 2013. Siempre Clásico (2014) features amazing special guests Ernesto Oviedo and Orestes Vilató. John has also produced four full length CDs with his Afro-Caribbean Folklóric Ensemble, El Coro Folklórico Kindembo since 1994, two of which were Grammy-nominated. The most recent, La Esperanza (2011), garnered a four star review in Downbeat Magazine!
Marcus Shelby
Marcus Shelby
Marcus Anthony Shelby is a teacher, composer, arranger, and bassist who currently lives in San Francisco, California. Shelby is the Artistic Director and leader of The Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, The Marcus Shelby Septet and the Marcus Shelby Trio. In addition, Shelby holds an instructor position at the Berkeley Young Musician Program, San Francisco State University and the Stanford Jazz Workshop.
Saul Sierra
Saul Sierra
Saul Sierra Born and raised in Mexico City, where he started playing professionally in 1990. He moved to Boston Mass. in 1995 and attended the Berklee College of Music where he graduated in the summer of 1999, with a major in Performance. Some of his teachers included Oscar Stagnaro, Rich Appleman, Daniel Morris, and Jim Stinnet. He received the US Scholarship tour award and the Outstanding Performer award at Berklee.

As a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area since the fall of 1999, Saúl has performed, toured or recorded with Nestor Torres, Jimmy Bosh, Eddie Montalvo, Johny Rodríguez, Orestes Vilató, Bobi Céspedes, Antonio Sánchez, Miles Peña, John Santos, Jesús Díaz, Rebeca Mauleón, Mark Levine, Greg Landau, Mike Spiro, Jackeline Rago, Chuchito Valdez, Alexander Livinali, Wayne Wallace, Aquiles Baez, Marco Granados, Anthony Blea, Doug Beavers, and María Márquez, among others.

For the past 10 years Saúl has been a member of some of the leading bands in the Bay Area, including The John Santos Quintet/Sextet, Bobi Cespedes’ band, Dr. Loco’s Rocking Jalapeño Band, El Tren Trío, Anthony Blea y su Charanga, The Snake Trío, Jesús Díaz y su QBA, The Bay Area Afro-Cuban All Stars, The Venezuelan Music Project, Corazón Sur, and Sababa band.

A founding member of Vission Latina, the band that he co-leads with Carlos Caro, percussionist extraordinaire, and Marco Díaz, virtuoso multi-instrumentalist ( piano/trumpet ), Saúl keeps himself busy performing, composing, arranging and teaching in the world class musical community of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Miguel Zenon
Miguel Zenon
Miguel Zenón (b.December 30, 1976) is an alto saxophonist, composer, bandleader, music producer and educator living in New York City, New York, USA.