Chico Mendoza Sextet featuring Latin Jazz
March 26, 2017
Featuring Latin Jazz by Americas favorite “Latin Sun”
Chico Mendoza has been playing professionally since the age of sixteen. He is an only child coming from a musical family,
which included his Uncle, Charles Singleton, who penned “Spanish Eyes” and “Strangers in the Night”.
He plays all percussion instruments, including piano, vibraharp, marimba, xylophone, and many exotic drums from foreign nations. He is an accomplished composer and arranger and has been nominated for a Latin Jazz Grammy Award.
He has appeared and or performed with such notables as Tito Puente, George Benson, Ray Barretto, Jon Faddis, Arturo Sndoval, Paquito D’Rivera, Hilton Ruitz, Aretha Franklin, Robert DeNiro, Billy Taylor, Michael Camilo, Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Al Hibbler, Rodney Dangerfield, Cab Calloway, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Governor Thomas
Kean, Congressman Bill Bradley, Phil Simms, Dionne Warwick, Cissy Houston, Melba Moore, Machito, Henry Mancini, Mongo Santamaria, Ruben Blades, Alvin Slaughter, and many, many others.
$25 Advance / $30 Door • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Purchase Tickets Below:
Rutherfurd Hall: (908) 852-1894 X138 • Coyne Enterprises (908) 637-6455
Locally at Panther Valley Pharmacy & Mama’s Cafe Baci