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Recurring Event Event Series: Intersections Concerts

The Gilbert Castellanos Quintet comes to Intersections at Park & Market

April 20, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Gilbert Castellanos Quintet

Join UC San Diego for our Intersections Concert series at Park & Market in The Guggenheim Theatre. Hosted by UC San Diego and New York-based violinist Yale Strom, one of the world’s leading ethnographer-artists of klezmer and Romani music and history.

Guadalajara-born and San Diego-based jazz trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos will give the audience a grand tour of jazz a’la John Coltrane.

Gilbert Castellanos, is a nationally renowned San Diego-based musician, composer, curator, educator and arranger, and one of the country’s top-call jazz trumpeters. For over a decade, Castellanos has been a member of The Clayton Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, performing around the world and recording with the acclaimed big band. He is a San Diego Music Awards six-time Best Jazz Artist and Artist of The Year, with jazz-centric partnerships with The San Diego Symphony (Jazz @ The Jacobs/Bayside Summer Nights Jazz), The San Diego Museum of Art (Portraits In Jazz/The Wednesday Jazz Jam & Young Lions Series @ Panama 66), The San Diego Ballet (Resident Composer for Ritmos Latinos) & The Westgate Hotel (My Musical Heroes/Sunset Poolside Jazz Series). He founded The Young Lions Jazz Conservatory in 2016 and continues to explore new opportunities to fulfill his personal mission – keep jazz alive.

Yale Strom will host and conduct a Q&A with Gilbert after his performance.

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