Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

The John Santos Sextet: Filosofía Caribeña, Vol. 1

In a career that already spans nearly 40 years, Bay Area percussionist John Santos has played many roles, including performer, bandleader, composer, producer and teacher. The elegant Filosofía Caribeña, Vol. 1 offers a glimpse into an ambitious multi-disciplinary performance project about the relationship between the African-American and Afro-Latin cultures. Playing them off each other naturally invites reflection into some of the issues connecting and separating these communities, one of the objectives of the larger project.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.
Originally Published