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593 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Take BART to Downtown BART Station & short walk to Zellerbach Hall.
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4.8 average rating
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28 events
17 reviews
58 stars
attended Apr 19 2011

If you like Latin music, if you like jazz, or - ideally - if you like both - you must attend a performance by this group. What fun and what energy! They came ready to party. Needed a dance floor, however, and jazz club venue, as they can certainly...continued

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49 events
14 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 19 2011

The passion they make you feel is more than just hearing them perform Latin /Jazz Music - it's a cultural, spiritual thing that has to be experienced to be truly known - words can not describe the feeling in the room - it is very infectious! We...continued

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16 events
7 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 19 2011

A family affair. Wholesome, sweet, wonderful.

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Website

http://calperfs.berkeley.edu/performances/2010-11/world_stage/acas.php

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Description

A towering artistic figure in his homeland, Juan de Marcos González (formerly tres player for Sierra Maestra) is a man on a mission—to display to the world the wealth, diversity, and vitality of Cuban music. His All Stars’ 1997 album, A Toda Cuba Le Gusta, was the first to be recorded during the now-legendary Buena Vista Social Club sessions. Today, concerts with the orchestra celebrate the classic montuno sound with a rich mix of all styles of Cuban music, including timba, guajira, and Afro-Cuban jazz.

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.