Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
YouTube Videos
Video Title:
John Santos Sextet & Bobi Céspedes - “Historia de un Amor” [Live at Folklife Festival 2016]
Representing the Sounds of California and the Latin jazz of the San Francisco Bay Area, the John Santos Sextet with vocalist Bobi Céspedes took the Ralph Rinzler Concert Stage on July 9 at the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. In the song “Historia de un Amor,” written by Panamanian composer Carlos Eleta Almarán, the ensemble evokes a broken heart after a great love disappears. Percussionist John Santos is also a composer, Afro-Latino music educator, and three-time Smithsonian Folkways producer. Céspedes is a vocalist and composer who specializes in Cuban son and other Afro-Caribbean music and culture. Camera: David Barnes, Andrea Curran, Lillian Schneyer, Ryan Shank, Albert Tong, Charlie Weber, John Wetmore Editor: Ryan Shank Audio Recordist: David Walker This concert was sponsored by the Sakana Foundation. John Santos: Facebook: Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
Video Duration:
4 min 31 sec
YouTube Keywords:
music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel: