El Sur También Existe, Musical Dreams

El Sur También Existe, Musical Dreams

John Santos Trio, Luis Valverde Andean Dance Troupe, Osvaldo Torres and Marci Manriquez Band

Saturday, October 12th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$26 ADV / $30 DOOR (plus fees)

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

El Sur También Existe, Musical Dreams
A celebration of the compositions of Rafael Manriquez with rhythms from the Caribbean to the Andes in celebration of our African and Indigenous Roots.
John Santos Trio
John Santos Trio
Beyond his career as a master percussionist, John Santos is an
invaluable educator and cultural activist, a keeper of the
Afro-Caribbean flame steeped in Cuban and Puerto Rican folkloric traditions as well as salsa and Latin jazz. Born and raised in San Francisco’s Mission District amidst an extended family of Puerto Rican and Cape Verdean musicians, he’s been at the center of the Bay Area’s Latin music scene for over four decades. As a visionary bandleader and noted historian, he has served on the Smithsonian Institution’s Latin Jazz Advisory Committee.
Luis Valverde Andean Dance Troupe
Luis Valverde Andean Dance Troupe
Choreographer Luis Valverde is also a musician, dancer and researcher of Andean Art. Member of a family of artists, he began his career in Lima in 1991. He has been Director of the Conjunto de Zampoñas de San Marcos in Lima and also member of AC Brisas del Titicaca, the Center for Peruvian Music Reasearch (CIDEMP) and the Center of Folkore of San Marcos University (CUF). Member of the International Dance Council (CID-UNESCO), currently he works as Artistic Director of AC Kanchis and of his own “Valverde Dance Company”.