John Santos & the Machete Ensemble

John Santos & the Machete Ensemble

Top Songs

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Machete
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Iya

Albums

About

Biography

b. 1 November l955, San Francisco, California, USA. Of mixed Puerto Rican and Cape Verdean parentage, Santos was raised in the musical and artistic hotbed of San Francisco's Bay Area. As one of the foremost exponents of Afro-Latin jazz, he is a respected teacher, historian and writer on the subject and a member of the Latin Jazz Advisory Committee of the Smithsonian Institution, as well as an innovative percussionist, arranger, producer and composer. His studies of the music hav... Read more

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