Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 7pm doors, 7:30pm show
Venue: Red Poppy Art House
Admission: $10-15 sliding scale
Nuyorican poet/cultural worker Sandra Garcia Rivera joins the Grammy-winning musicians and educators of Brian Andres’ Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel for a special performance of original compositions and exciting arrangements of Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican, and U.S. classics.
Brian Andres – drum set
Javier Cabanillas – congas
Aaron Germain – bass
Christian Tumalan – piano
Sandra Garcia Rivera – spoken word
The Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, led by drummer Brian Andres, was born from the Latin jazz tradition that thrives in the Bay Area. Featuring Grammy-winning musicians and esteemed music educators, the ACJC’s repertoire consists of original compositions and classics from around the globe.
Bay Area Nuyorican poet and cultural worker Sandra Garcia Rivera is a multitalented artist whose creativity is fueled by collaboration and artistic exchange. She teaches creative writing, hosts a monthly literary series, and performs with Latin/Caribbean ensembles.
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