John Santos Presents de Akokán Featuring Pável Urkiza and Ricardo Pons at SFJAZZ Center

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Add to Calendar 2013-03-21 2013-03-21 35 John Santos Presents de Akokán Featuring Pável Urkiza and Ricardo Pons at SFJAZZ Center De Akokán, which means “from the heart” in Yoruba, is a project based on the 2011 duo album Buscando la esquina by Ukranainian-born Cuban singer-songwriter Pavel Urkiza and Puerto Rican reed expert Ricardo Pons. This collaboration explores filín, an expansive Cuban song style that draws heavily on jazz, and rhythms from West Africa, Brazil, the Mediterranean, and India. SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin Street false DD/MM/YYYY

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Marshall Lamm added this event on 2012-12-17 14:32:53.

Where

SFJAZZ Center
201 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA

When

Thu, March 21, 2013
7:30pm

Tickets

$20/$30/$40

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De Akokán, which means “from the heart” in Yoruba, is a project based on the 2011 duo album Buscando la esquina by Ukranainian-born Cuban singer-songwriter Pavel Urkiza and Puerto Rican reed expert Ricardo Pons. This collaboration explores filín, an expansive Cuban song style that draws heavily on jazz, and rhythms from West Africa, Brazil, the Mediterranean, and India.

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