Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band Comes to Birch North Park Theatre
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The last date listed for Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band was Saturday May 19, 2012 / 8:00pm (Pre-Concert Interview at 7:00pm).
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A contemporary rock musical about the devastating toll that mental illness takes on a suburban family may seem odd ... but Next to Normal became one of Broadway's biggest and most compelling hits in recent years. This riveting show nabbed three Tony Awards in 2009 and the Pulitzer Prize for its heartbreaking, humorous and unflinchingly authentic look at a seemingly normal modern family's struggles with the effects of bipolar disorder. Each character's journey in this San Diego Musical Theatre production is further punctuated by powerful music scored by Tom Kitt (American Idiot). Featuring 30 original songs, including "Just Another Day," "You Don't Know" and "Superboy and the Invisible Girl," Next to Normal is, in the words of The New York Times, "much more than a feel-good musical; it is a feel-everything musical." Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Gil Garcia
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Poncho and his troop are well honed performers that deliver an enjoyable listening experience. The brass group, trombone, trumpet and sax delivered polished and well metered music. The timbales were well played and not overly expressed. I was not expecting a Tito Puentes. The bass player was predictable and was not overstated. It was nice to hear a piano and not a keyboard. The pianists setup could have revealed a bit more of the artist than just just back.
The music was mostly all of Ponchos's standards and for good reason. If it ain't broke don't fix it. The walk on trumpet player added a personnel touch to the show and I like that. He played one encore and I am sure played more if the audience would have been more into the music and not getting home to watch the news.
I just don't get that. My wife and I go ouy to catch a great show like this one and I am amazed at the number of duds that go out and just not into the music.
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I have seen Poncho live for years now and As always Poncho and his band put on a great show all the solos were excellent ! It was good to see Papo playing with the band maybe some day the original band will play a gig together and here in San...continued
Quotes & Highlights
The pre-concert interview with Jazz 88’s Claudia Russell begins one hour before show time, at 7:00pm.
Program To Be Announced From the Stage
Poncho Sanchez, congas/leader
Francisco Torres, trombone/musical director
Joey De Leon Jr., timbales
Rob Hardt, saxophone
Ron Blake, trumpet
Andy Langham, piano
Angel Rodriguez, bongos
Rene Camacho, bass