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May 15, 2011 | 6 – 8pm
Healdsburg Center for the Arts
130 Plaza St., Healdsburg
Tickets Now Available
$15 General | $10 for Students and Seniors (65+)
What do Louie Armstrong, Bo Diddley, Walt Disney, Elvis Presley, and Bill Cosby have in common? They’ve all used Latin American musical elements in their work, thereby playing important roles in the ever-growing awareness of Latin American roots in U.S. pop culture.
The parallel relationship and syncretization of Jazz and Latin American music provide a rich and fascinating perspective on this process. It’s all quite logical when you consider that the birthplace of Jazz — New Orleans — is a Caribbean port.
This lecture by five-time Grammy nominee John Santos will include rare recordings from Mr. Santos’s legendary collection and discussion of the roots and relevance of Latino Caribbean music throughout the Americas. Bring all your questions, propositions, opinions, and open ears to this unique event.