The John Santos Quintet

The John Santos Quintet


Oaktown Jazz Workshops Presents…
A fundraiser for Oaktown Jazz Workshops, Oakland's year-round music program for youth, featuring The John Santos Quintet and Oaktown Jazz Workshops’ Youth Groups, hosted by KCSM FM 91 Music Director Jesse “Chuy” Varela at Oaktown Jazz Workshops on Saturday, October 6th at 7PM

Oakland, CA, September 4th, 2018 – The John Santos Quintet will perform at Oaktown jazz Workshops’ venue in Jack London Square, Oakland, CA. This night of live music will highlight the talents of its outstanding young musicians and all proceeds will support programming that encourages artistic development among youth from across the Bay Area.

This concert will feature Oaktown Jazz Workshops’ Youth Ensembles and The John Santos Quintet with John Calloway – flute, Saul Sierra – bass, Marco Diaz – piano, Orestes Vilató – percussion and John Santos - percussion.

According to Oaktown Jazz Workshops’ alumnus, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, now on Blue Note Records, “Oaktown Jazz Workshops was not only my first experience with jazz but the most important because it taught me there was no difference between the life of a musician lived and the music they played.”

Come support Oaktown Jazz Workshops and enjoy an evening of great live music!

· Saturday, October 6th, 2018
· Oaktown Jazz Workshops 55 Washington Street
Jack London Square
Oakland, CA 94607
· Tickets $50 at
· This event is wheelchair accessible and open to all ages

About OJW
The mission of Oaktown Jazz Workshops is to promote, preserve, and present jazz music so that youth develop a sense of ownership and pride in this uniquely American cultural and artistic tradition. The young and talented musicians of Oaktown Jazz Workshops have impressed audiences for twenty years. Formed in 1994 by the late, talented jazz trumpeter, Khalil Shaheed, Oaktown Jazz Workshops celebrates jazz music as an American indigenous art form of profound artistic and cultural significance.

Event Info

  • Presented By: Oaktown Jazz Workshops
  • Dates: October 6, 2018
  • Location: Oaktown Jazz Workshops
  • Address: 55 Washington Street, Jack london Square, Oakland, CA 94607
  • Phone: (510) 649-1785
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: $50
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