Saturday, July 12, 2014
7:30 PM, $20
Carlos Santana (Piano)
Angel Araos (Drums)
Daniel Chavolla (Bass)
with special guest: Jasmin Lalande (Sax/Flute)
Tickets available through PayPal or call 63-729-0693 or pay cash at the door.
Carlos Alberto Santana is a musician and composer, originally from Mexico who migrated to Canada in 1998. He studied jazz with Juan Jose Calatayud in Mexico and Jan Jarczyk from McGill University in Montreal. Carlos has played in most popular festivals in the National Capital Region and recorded on different projects with Mighty Popo album “Muhazi” (Happy Rock Studio, 2007); Servantes album “Bluesy Andalucy” (Studio Champagne, 2009); CBC Live Radio 2, 2010. His major influences are Scott Joplin, Ernesto Lecuona, George Gershwin, Claude Bolling, Michel Camilo, Astor Piazzolla, Mario Ruiz Armengol and Chick Corea. Carlos Alberto is also is an electrical engineer working for the IT sector in Ottawa, Ontario.
In 2013 Carlos Alberto created a new trio with Angel Araos (Percussions – Chile), and Daniel Chavolla (Bass – Mexico).
Angel Araos is a Chilean-born percussionist whose career has spanned classical, jazz, folk, Brazilian and Cuban music. He has performed widely in Canada and South America with numerous ensembles, winning a Juno award in the “world music” category as a member of the group “Ancient Cultures.”
Daniel Chavolla studied percussion and double bass at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico City, and composition with Humberto Hernandez Medrano.Worked as an additional musician on several Mexican orchestras, as well as a bass player with some jazz and popular music
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