Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble of SF State
Founded in 1999, this large ensemble’s mission is to expose the larger listening audience to the richness of Cuban and other Latin American music styles that have had a major influence on American popular music. Free.
The Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble of SF State has performed at San Francisco’s Carnaval, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and live on KPFA-FM as well as with legendary performers such as Orquesta Aragon, Israel “Cachao” Lopez and Benny Velarde. The 20-member ensemble has become a significant part of the Bay Area’s multicultural music and art community.