My band's Latin jazz flavors are melodic!!!
Not only do we play original compositions we also perform great hits from genius of Latin Jazz, such as, Mongo Santamaria, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jerry Gonzalez & etc. In addition, our Latin flavor infused in to Jazz standers transforming them into a different, but pleasing Latin Jazz songs! Creating a fun, entertain & classy atmosphere for any type of event. Furthermore, we can create set list according to each event making it more personal and interesting for your quests enjoyment!!!
Price Range: $650 up to $7,000 and up!
Gig Length: 130 - 250 minutes
Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
What to Expect
Latin jazz and original compositions for your dancing and intellectual stimulation. New Music, new Energy, the new generation of Latin Jazz!!
Adrian Areas is a percussionist from the San Francisco Bay Area. Born with music in his blood, since he is the son of founding member of the Santana Band, musician and composer, Jose Chepito Areas-Timbalero and Conguero. Adrian plays the drums, timbales, bongoes and tumbadoras since he was 1 years old. Adrian earliest achieve are playing for the opening Cow Place in 1976 with Santana at the age of 3, He played drums for the of Just Kidding program channel 4 and in the you can catch him playing timbales with his dad at the 15th anniversary os the Santana band.
Adrian has a unique style while giving voice and life to his instruments and spice to any melodies. He has played and performed with Tito Puente, Carlos Patato Valdez ,Jerry Gonzalez,Santana, Journey, The Doobie Bros, The Steve Miller Band, Joe Satriani, Arturo Sandoval and now currently working with the Gregg Rolie Band (founder of Santana Band and Journey). In addition, Adrian has recorded with prestigious bands such as; Steve Miller Band, Mingus Amungus Live in Cuba, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Braxton Bothers and The Gregg Rolie Band. Adrian is part of the Project de Congueros with Jaz Sawyer and Javier Navarrette. Adrian has recently recorded on the upcoming Alphonso Johnson solo Album( Master Bassist).
Additional Booking Notes
Will be advanced according to each event and venue.
Upcoming Booked Events
|September 08, 2018 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Art House Gallery & Cultural Center|
Past Booked Events
|August 15, 2018 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Buckhorn Bar & Grill|
|August 10, 2018 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Private Event- Vacaville|
|November 25, 2017 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Caravanserai at Silo's|
|November 11, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:25pm||Caravanserai at Feather Falls Casino|
|November 04, 2017 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Caravanserai 20th Anniversary Party at Club Fox|
|November 03, 2017 • 9:00pm - 11:10pm||Caravanserai at Powerhouse Pub|
|October 21, 2017 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm||Caravanserai at Swabbie's on the River|
|October 13, 2017–October 15, 2017 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm||Private Party in Arizona|
|August 24, 2016–August 26, 2016 • 5:00pm - 5:00pm||Gregg Rolie band in Wisconsin|
|August 18, 2016 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||Rock the River with caravanserai|
|August 12, 2016 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Mammoth Margarita festival with caravanserai|
I adapt each set list for each event.
|Adrian Areas||Owner and Director|
Influences & Inspiration
Chepito Areas, Santana Band, Mongo Santamaria, Jerry Gonsalez, Gran Combo, AfroCuban All Starts and etc.
PA is required
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