John Korsrud’s Latin Quintet – Gastown

August 30 2019

John Korsrud’s Latin Quintet

Doors 9pm/Show 9:30pm

John Korsrud Latin Quintet plays high-energy salsa and latin-jazz from Cuba and South America, featuring tunes by composers such as Eddie Palmieri, Chucho Valdez, and Arturo Sandoval. With John Korsrud – trumpet, Dave say – saxophone, Raphael Geronimo – drums, Niho Takase – piano, Ronnie Swirl – bass, and Chris Couto – percussion. John is best known as the leader of the 18-piece Hard Rubber Orchestra, and is the recipient of the 2012 City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Music. John’s wide range of experiences has seen him performing for Canadian punk legends DOA, to soloist for the Vancouver Symphony and New York’s American Composers Orchestra.