The Strands

The Strands and Poncho Sanchez

SAT
MAY
16
7:30 PM
Pancho

Get your discounted tickets here to see The Strands and Ponco Sanchez at The Rose Theatre in Pasadena. 

For more than three decades, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources. Throughout his career Sanchez has held aloft the torch lit by such innovators as Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente and Cal Tjader, embraced by each of those icons and entrusted to carry forward the traditions of Latin Jazz.


The Strands, formed late 2011, have been gaining critical acclaim with their genre defying sound that they like to call Artisanal.  Often described as mesmerizing, they put  an emphasis on thoughtful and provocative lyrics The Strands groove as Lead Singer, British Soul Singer, Amanda Campbell, delivers their original material with passion.


Part Soul, part Jazz with elements of Pop, it's really hard to pin The Strands down, they are smooth as silk and have been compared to Sade, Steely Dan and The Velvet Underground. Their lyrics are pure poetry.or more than three decades, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources. Throughout his career Sanchez has held aloft the torch lit by such innovators as Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente and Cal Tjader, embraced by each of those icons and entrusted to carry forward the traditions of Latin Jazz.



The Rose Theatre Pasadena

245 East Green Street
Pasadena, California 91101
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Tickets

General Admission
$25.00
These are discounted tickets, 2 drink minimum.