Filosofía Caribeña 3, a new project by John Santos

Filosofía Caribeña 3, a new recording/performance project by John Santos, is an attempt to reconcile political and social chaos by drawing upon the canon of Afro-Caribbean music. Seven-time Grammy-nominated percussionist and US Artists Fontanals Fellow, John Santos, is one of the foremost exponents of Afro-Latin music in the world today. For this project, he is bringing together the creative spirits of several renowned artists from the extended Caribbean musical world including Orestes Vilató (Cuba), Tito Matos (Puerto Rico), the late legendary Ernesto Oviedo (Cuba), Christelle Durandy (Guadalupe), Jose Roberto Hernandez (México), Melecio Magdaluyo (Filipinas) and the members of his lauded Sextet: Dr. John Calloway (Filipinas), Saul Sierra (México), Marco Díaz (Guatemala), David Flores (Chicano), Charlie Gurke (USA), John Santos (Puerto Rico/Cabo Verde) and more.

The project culminates with a December 12 concert at the Freight.


  • Kathryn Wafle 
    • $50 
    • 11 d


Sam Smetana 
Berkeley, CA
Berkeley Society for the Preservation of Traditional Music 
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