Palenke Arts welcomes back to their stage Master Percussionist and Singer Jesús Díaz and the infectious sounds of the Cuban Danzón, Ccha Cha Chá, Son Montuno, Timba y mucho más!
Jesús Díaz’s concert last year with Trio Mulatos was an absolute sold-out blast. This time he will be performing with another all-star quartet that features:
• Grammy-nominated Colin Douglas on percussion
• Yadier Noa Chamble on bass
• Julio de la Cruz on keyboards and vocals
The concert will be broadcast live virtually from the Palenke Arts website, youtube channel and Facebook. A special VIP Zoom link will be provided to Palenke Arts’ Donors.
DATE: Saturday, October 24th
TIME: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Jesus Díaz, Vocals, Percussion …
Cuban-born Percussionist and Vocalist Jesus Diaz arrived in the United States from Habana in 1980. He quickly identified the Bay Area music scene as the grounds to establish his new home. Jesus’ local and worldwide performances in collaboration with world renowned and acclaimed artists are recognized for their contributions to the richness of an ever expanding musical genre and he has established himself as one of the most in-demand performers and studio musicians worldwide. As an Educator, he has participated in several prominent clinics and workshops including Berklee College of Music, SFJAZZ, Stanford Jazz Workshop, Drummers Collective NY, and Jazz Camp West to name a few.
Jesus has performed, toured or recorded with such artists as, Stevie Wonder, The Dave Mathews Band (DMB), Carlos Santana, Andy Narrell, Dizzy Gillespie, Bobbie Womack, Steve Coleman, Caribbean Jazz Project, Planet Drum, Talking Drums, Pete Escovedo / Sheila E, José Luis Quintana “Changuito”, Giovanni Hidalgo, Rebecca Mauleón & Round Trip, Omar Sosa, Columna “B”, John Calloway, and Conjunto Céspedes, among many others.
Palenke Arts is located at 1713 Broadway Avenue, Seaside, California 93955, next to the gym of the Martin Luther King School of the Arts.