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Jam for Puerto Rico / Descarga para Puerto Rico

March 26 @ 8:00 pm
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Jam for Puerto Rico / Descarga para Puerto Rico

Featuring Latin Jazz greats Danilo Lozano, Oscar Hernández, Oskar Cartaya, Eddie Resto, David Urquidi, Joey De Leon, and Special Guests!*

“Jam for Puerto Rico/Descarga para Puerto Rico” brings together world renowned Latin Jazz and Salsa musicians living in Los Angeles to pay tribute to the people of the island. Proceeds from this benefit concert will help Whittier College students continue their support of the island’s ongoing rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Maria. Our community looks forward to having you join us for this unforgettable evening!

“Jam for Puerto Rico/Descarga para Puerto Rico” reúne a músicos de Salsa y Jazz latino reconicidos mundialmente que viven en Los Ángeles para rendir homenaje a la gente de la isla. Los fondos recaudados de este concierto benéfico ayudarán a los estudiantes de Whittier College a apoyar los esfuerzos continuos de reconstrucción de la isla después del huracán Maria. ¡Nuestra comunidad espera que se una a nosotros para esta noche inolvidable!

Special Thanks to Danilo Lozano, the Shannon Center, and our Sponsors: The Whittier Scholars Program and Poets Por Puerto Rico.

This performance will feature the following:

Oskar Cartaya and “The Ricannection”

  • Oskar Cartaya: Bass
  • Justo Almario: Saxophone
  • Jonathan Montes: Piano
  • Paul Gonzales: Drums
  • Joey De Leon: Congas, Percussion
  • Leider Chapotin: Trumpet
  • James Zavaleta: Vocals

Oscar Hernandez Latin Jazz Quintet “Alma Libre”

  • Oscar Hernandez: Piano
  • Eddie Resto: Bass
  • Justo Almario: Saxophone, Flute
  • Jimmy Branly: Drums
  • Joey De Leon: Congas, Percussion

David Urquidi and “LA Plena”

  • David Urquidi: Accordion
  • Eddie Resto: Bass
  • Joey De Leon: Percussion
  • Eliseo Borrero: Cuatro, Vocals
  • James Zavaleta: Vocals
  • Jhan Lee Aponte: Vocals
  • Juan Cosme: Vocals
  • Dan Tai Lopez: Percussion
  • Flaco Navaja: Vocals

* Artists subject to change without notice

Details

Date:
March 26
Time:
8:00 pm
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Tickets
General $30
Student $10
Child $10