Editor, This summer has been unusual. The thousands who lovingly watched the Poncho Sanchez concert the last day at the Festival of Arts. Free admission at the Art A Fair the last two days and Jheri St James and the belly dancers celebrating at the Sawdust Festival. Fantastic eight and 10-second waves at one of […]
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The rhythmic beats of living Latin jazz legend Poncho Sanchez will light up the Festival of Arts stage Saturday, July 14. For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, the conguero player has stirred up straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American […]
Poncho Sanchez Pounds Out a Finale Living Latin jazz legend Poncho Sanchez and his conga drums conclude the Festival of Arts’ “Jazz on the Green” series Saturday, Aug. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. The Grammy Award-winning percussionist bangs out a kaleidoscopic of grooves, fragments of Latin jazz, swing, bebop, and salsa that […]