Javier Santiago at The Sound Room

Brown Paper Tickets uploaded this event on November 8, 2019


The Sound Room
2147 Broadway
Oakland, CA


Thu, December 19, 2019
8:00 pm



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Javier Santiago is a true pianist of the new millenium. His music speaks to audiences of every age, background and gender. Santiago is an artistic visionary who embraces traditions in music while forging ahead with innovations in new sounds, technology and concepts. The piano has been always been one of his main mediums of expression and composition but his music consists of all instrumentations ranging from big bands, string quartets and the acoustic piano trio to hip-hop beats and the integration of synthesizers, keyboards and other electronics.

Santiago started playing piano at the age of 5, and was classically trained until he discovered his love of jazz music at the age of 11. In 2007, Javier was selected by the great Dave Brubeck and a panel of judges to be a part of the Brubeck Institute Fellowship program at the University of the Pacific in California. It was there that Javier was able to study with some of the greatest musicians in the world; Christian McBride, Robert Glasper, Nicholas Payton and Joshua Redman to name a few. ...

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