January 27, 2017 at Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco.
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, classics from around the globe, as well as lectures and workshops.
Bay Area Nuyorican poet and cultural worker Sandra Garcia Rivera is a multitalented artist whose creativity is fuelled by collaboration and artistic exchange. She teaches creative writing, hosts a monthly literary series, and performs with Latin/Caribbean ensembles.
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