Percussionist, composer, band leader, historian JOHN SANTOS is a guest on the first hour (4-5pm) of In Your Ear hosted by Art Sato. The  second hour features Flamenco and Tango. The John Santos Quartet (Marco Diaz, Saul Sierra, David Flores) perform on Saturday, April 27th at 8pm at the Oaktown Jazz Workshops, 55 Washington Street, … Continued


Latin jazz and Afro-Cuban music maestro John Santos on “The Hear and Now,” 10 p.m., Thursday, April 25

The San Francisco Bay Area has been home to innumerable outsize figures in Latin music, including Pete Escovedo, Carlos Santana, Rebeca Mauleon, Bobi Cespedes, and many others. Percussionist, composer, and bandleader John Santos holds a special place in that pantheon. Tune into “The Hear and Now,” with host Derk Richardson, on Thursday night, right after … Continued


Talk It Out Radio, Sun, 4/21/19, 7:00 pm: The Power of Sharing Our Stories Across Differences

Host Nancy Kahn holds a timely discussion with guest, Jim Brulé, spiritual storyteller, about the transformative process of bringing together people from different backgrounds to share their personal stories. Jim shares his vast professional experiences in leading groups of individuals and communities from different faiths and backgrounds in storytelling. He highlights the outcomes of this … Continued


Sing Out welcomes a chat and performance by John Simon. And what stories he has to tell! Simon may not be a household name, but this musician-composer-arranger’s projects are world-famous: he produced Big Brother & the Holding Company’s “Cheap Thrills,” the Band’s first two albums, Leonard Cohen’s first album, Blood Sweat & Tears’ first, and … Continued