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Afro-Cuban & Jazz Ensembles

November 08, 2016

07:30 PM - 09:00 PM


The Grossmont College Afro-Cuban & Jazz Ensembles directed by Music Department chair Derek Cannon takes the stage at the Grossmont College Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8. The recital Hall is in Building 26, Room 220.

The Afro-Cuban Ensemble was founded by Cannon in 2003 and specializes  in performing popular Afro-Cuban and Brazilian musical styles such as the Mambo, Cha-Cha, Bossa Nova, Samba, Merengue, and Afro-Cuban. The Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of John Reynolds, is comprised of trumpets, trombones, saxophones, rhythm section and vocalists. This ensemble focuses on the varied composers of the big band genre, including Duke Ellington, Count Basie and other modern composers. The ensemble performs regularly throughout San Diego County at public and private concerts.

Admission is $10 general admission, $8 for seniors and $5 for students.

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