Come enjoy a lecture and performance of Afro-Cuban rhythms and Latin jazz by this famous Grammy Award winner!
Wednesday, May 30, 200711:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1100 Shoenberg Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Poncho Sanchez, born in 1951 in Laredo, Texas, is a well known Latin jazz artist, salsa singer, band leader and conguero (conga player). In 2000, Sanchez and his ensemble won the Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album for their work on the Concord Picante album Latin Soul. A jazz great in himself, Sanchez has performed with artists Cal Tjader, Mongo Santamaria, and Tower of Power, among others.
Cost : Free and open to the public
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Ethnomusicology, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies