SF Jazz Center http://kalw.org en Today's Local Music: John Santos http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-john-santos <p></p><p>The rhythms of today's local music may be Latin, but they come from an ensemble headed by Bay Area native <a href="http://www.johnsantos.com/index.html">John Santos</a>. Santos is Resident Artistic Director for four performances at the new <a href="http://www.sfjazz.org/">SFJazz Center</a> this weekend, and will be performing himself on Saturday, March 23, starting at 7:30pm.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:33:12 +0000 Steven Short 24697 at http://kalw.org Today's Local Music: John Santos How San Francisco helped Meklit Hadero find her voice http://kalw.org/post/how-san-francisco-helped-meklit-hadero-find-her-voice <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Born in Ethiopia, local musician </span><a href="http://www.myspace.com/meklit" style="line-height: 1.5;">Meklit Hadero</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lived all over the map until she landed in San Francisco almost eight years ago. The singer-songwriter was a resident artist with the de Young museum, is a TED Global fellow, and worked with the </span><a href="http://redpoppyarthouse.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Red Poppy Art House</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the </span><a href="http://www.sfmapp.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Mission Arts and Performance Project</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:43:57 +0000 Martina Castro 23773 at http://kalw.org How San Francisco helped Meklit Hadero find her voice