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Past Shows

Fri. February 12th 2016
Rickshaw Theatre Vancouver BC (No Minors)
Polyrhythmics, Santa Lucia LFR
Thu. October 29th 2015
Studio Ariel Vancouver BC (No Minors)
Santa Lucia LFR, Elvis Nelson
Fri. February 13th 2015
Joe's Apartment Vancouver BC (No Minors)
Santa Lucia LFR, Echo Aya
Fri. October 24th 2014
Vancouver FanClub Vancouver BC (No Minors)
Santa Lucia LFR
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Juan Carlos Gonzales
"Juan Carlos "Chocolate" Gonzale"

Unknown - Confirmed: Mar. 30, 2011 (Awaiting Update)

from Vancouver BC
Instruments: Trumpet, Hand Percussion, Arranging, Vocals details

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Juan Carlos "Chocolate" Gonzales

Born in Havana, Cuba, Juan Carlos "Chocolate" graduated from National School of Arts.
Since he was 17, he has toured with well recognized Cuban orchestras and has worked full time in music for the last 16 years.

He is an accomplisehed trumpet player, latin percussionist, and has also directed his own bands by singing, and doing basic arrangements of latin traditional tunes.

He has lived in Canada for 3 years, and recorded with band like "PaperBoys", "Santa Lucia", and "Meagan Maria".

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Current Projects

Queenie and the Grooves King'sTrumpet2011-present
Cafe con LecheTrumpet, Timbales, Voice2010-Name Change
Meagan MariaTrumpet,percussion2010-present
Son De CubaTrumpet,percussion,voice2009-present
SANTA LUCIATrumpet,percussion2008-present
Puro SonPercussion2008-present

Past Projects

Trio TradicionTrumpet, voice2009-2010
Pupy y los que Son SonTrumpet2001-2008
National Symphonic Orchestra of CubaTrumpet1994-1995
Los Chicos de la SalsaTrumpet1992-1994


Listing last updated/confirmed Mar. 30, 2011