Opening Night Performance

SFIAF 2011 opens with two spectacular jazz performers: Omar Sosa with John Santos.

Here’s an article on SF Weekly about Omar Sosa.

“Pianist Omar Sosa is on a musical and spiritual mission. His music, steeped in Afro-Cuban and jazz influences, melds traditional and modern sounds (and aesthetics) to show the unseen threads that connect cultures throughout the African diaspora. His mission has taken him into myriad musical settings that have been documented on an impressive array of recordings. His rare stop in the Bay Area at Yoshi’s this week is a sort of musical homecoming.”  Read more…

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