Five-time Grammy nominee and 2012 San Francisco Latino Heritage Awardee, John Santos, is one of the foremost bandleaders, composers, producers, percussionists, and educators in the field of Afro-Latin music. John has performed and/or recorded with a long list of acknowledged masters including Tito Puente, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Cachao, Eddie Palmieri, Omar Sosa and McCoy Tyner. Organized in 2003, his stellar Sextet presents a wide range of styles and rhythms for audiences of all age.
Want to see them live? We have 2 pairs of tickets for their concert at Yoshi's Oakland on Saturday, September 21 at 9:30pm! Their brand new CD, Filosofía Caribeña Vol.2, will be available at the concert. All you have to do to enter to win a pair is answer the following question:
What was the name of the first John Santos Sextet CD?
Email us your answer and full name to firstname.lastname@example.org and from all correct entries, we'll randomly select 2 winners for 1 pair of tickets.
Deadline to enter is Thursday, September 19 at 9am.
Value of each ticket: $19. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.