Yerba Buena Center Forum http://kalw.org en Benny Velarde http://kalw.org/post/benny-velarde <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; white-space: pre-wrap; font-size: small; ">The music you&rsquo;re hearing is by <a href="http://www.salsaroots.com/bennyvelarde.htm" target="_blank">Benny Velarde</a>. Velarde has played with just about every jazz great in the Bay Area, from Tito Puente and Cal Tjader to Vince Guaraldi and Lalo Shifrin. Velarde receives the Beacon Award from <a href="http:// http://www.sfjazz.org/events/benny-velarde" target="_blank">SFJazz this Saturday, March 31</a>, marking sixty years of performing. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:30:00 +0000 Steven Short 8169 at http://kalw.org Benny Velarde