Marcelo Pérez: No Means No
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Marcelo Pérez
Artists on the Rise

Marcelo Pérez: No Means No

2019-20 | Artists on the Rise

Jan 11, 2020
Joe Henderson Lab
SatJan 11
7:00 PM

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SatJan 11
8:30 PM

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This premiere performance partners with Bay Area advocacy group San Francisco Women Against Rape to raise funds and awareness, as well as to further the cultural conversation. 

Marcelo Pérez is a Salvadoran-American drummer, percussionist, composer, and educator from Berkeley, CA. He received a Bachelor’s in Music from the University of Miami and a Master’s in Music from the New England Conservatory. Pérez has studied and played with Dafnis Prieto, Billy Hart, and Bob Moses, and has worked professionally for Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ran Blake, Brian Lynch, John Daversa, Oscar Stagnaro, and John Hart. Through extensive travels in Cuba and Brazil, Pérez has learned and absorbed numerous Latin American drumming styles into his percussion and composition; his sound is heavily influenced not only by jazz, but also by Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, and West-African Music.

This winter, Pérez presents “No Means No”: an awareness-building and transformative concert addressing sexual assault against women, featuring original compositions and poetry, as well as canonical resistance pieces.

Personnel

Marcelo Pérez drums
Tim Smith bass
Nora Stanley alto saxophone
Odalys Caro
piano
Darynn Dean voice
Ahkeel Mestayer percussion

Personnel

Marcelo Pérez drums
Tim Smith bass
Nora Stanley alto saxophone
Odalys Caro
piano
Darynn Dean voice
Ahkeel Mestayer percussion

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