KJazz and The Bloc Present Sounds At The Bloc
KJazz and The Bloc in Downtown Los Angeles are excited to present Sounds At The Bloc, a free 2-part jazz series featuring Dayren Santamaria on Thursday, July 14th and Sam Wilkes on Thursday, August 25th. Both concerts will take place from 6-8pm in the courtyard.
Thursday, July 14th from 6-8pm
Dayren Santamaria has worked extensively on the contemporary Latin, Latin-Jazz and salsa music scene, notablywith four-time Grammy Award Winner, Oscar Hernandez. She also performs in LA with a variety of groups including performances with Latin Jazz band Jose Rizo’s Mongorama and appears on their GRAMMY-Nominated 2012 CD. She is also a member of actor Andy Garcia’s Cineso All-Stars.
Thursday, August 25th from 6-8pm
Los Angeles-based composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sam Wilkes makes fluid, meditative jazz filled with ambient and even psychedelic textures. A frequent collaborator of saxophonist Sam Gendel and eclectic composer Louis Cole, he made his solo debut with the 2018 full-length simply titled Wilkes on Leaving Records. While primarily known for playing bass, Wilkes is also proficient in other instruments such as guitars, keyboards, and percussion. He's performed with acts spanning several genres throughout the Los Angeles music scene and has performed and recorded with Chaka Khan, Jacob Collier, Rufus Wainwright, Maggie Rogers, etc.
Information about directions and parking for Sounds At The Bloc is available at theblocla.com/visit-us