PRESIDIO SESSIONS – Friday Evenings at 7 pm
About Presidio Sessions - In the intimate atmosphere of a house concert, experience jazz, contemporary, and classical music, and enjoy opportunities to converse with performers and each other. Offered in partnership with InterMusic SF.
Born in Chiapas, México, Miguelito Martinez studied Music Education and Transversal Flute from the University of Science and Art in Chiapas and La Universidad Veracruzana with teachers trained in Kodaly and Orff. Martinez is the founding director of Corazon Sur, a Mexican-Caribbean fusion ensemble and co-director of Balamcoatl, a collaborative project focused on diffusing the rich music and dance traditions of the indigenous people of México. A top-notch musician, Martinez stays busy in the San Francisco Bay Area’s Latin music scene, playing salsa with percussionists Karl Perazzo and Michael Spiro in Conjunto Karabali, El Sonero del Uruguay "Edgardo Cambon" and Tito y su Son de Cuba, Latin Jazz and much more. He has performed and recorded with Alfredo de la Fe, Orestes Vilato, Karl Perazzo, John Santos, Juan Carlos Formel, Michael Spiro, Orlando Maraca Valle, Felix Valoy, Ralph Irizarry, Little Johnny Rivero, Calixto Oviedo, Pavel Urkiza, Ramon Gutierrez from Son de Madera and many more.
"Martinez has built chops that move across several different contexts as composer, flute player and producer." - The Latin Jazz Corner
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