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Artist List

BAY AREA

Meklit, singer/songwriter (San Francisco)

Homayoun Sakhi, rubâb player (Fremont)

John Santos Sextet with Bobi Céspedes (Oakland)
  • John Santos, percussionist, band leader
  • Bobi Céspedes, singer, percussionist
  • John Calloway, flute player
  • Marco Diaz, pianist, trumpeter
  • David Flores, drummer
  • Melecio Magdaluyo, saxophonist
  • Saul Sierra, bassist
Youth Speaks, poets (San Francisco)
  • Antique
  • Ebony Donnley
  • gabrielanthony
  • Natasha Huey
  • Benjamin Earl Turner
  • Tassiana Willis

LOS ANGELES

Armenian Public Radio
  • Mher Ajamian, guitarist, percussionist
  • Ryan Demirjian, lead guitarist
  • Saro Koujakian, lead singer, guitarist

Bambu, MC

DJ Phatrick, DJ

FandangObon
  • George Abe, fue, shakuhachi, taiko player
  • Tylana Enomoto, violinist
  • Quetzal Flores, jarana, requinto, guitar player
  • Elaine Fukumoto, dancer, dance instructor
  • Martha González, singer, percussionist
  • Sandino González-Flores, singer
  • Ramón Gutiérrez Hernández, instrument maker
  • Sean Miura, shamisen player
  • Nobuko Miyamoto, Great Leap director, singer, dancer
  • Juan Pérez, bassist
  • Nancy Sekizawa, vocalist

Low Leaf, singer, songwriter, producer

Salar Nader, tabla player, composer

Quetzal
  • Quetzal Flores, jarana, requinto, guitar player
  • Martha González, singer, percussionist
  • Tylana Enomoto, violinist
  • Evan Greer, percussionist
  • Alberto López, percussionist
  • Juan Pérez, bassist

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY

Banda Brillo de San Miguel Cuevas (Fresno)
  • Emiliano Flores, bandleader, saxophonist
  • Eric Flores, trombonist
  • Pedro Flores, sousaphone player
  • Felix Morales, bass drummer
  • Juan Carlos Morales, timbales and snare drum player
  • Jose Luis Ramos, clarinetist
  • Raúl López, trumpeter
Grupo Nuu Yuku de San Miguel Cuevas
(Fresno, Kerman, Los Banos, Madera, Selma)
  • Jorge Juárez, dancer, co-director
  • Diego Solano, dancer, co-director
  • Alex Vásquez, dancer, mask maker
  • Heriberto Farias Jr., dancer
  • Noel Gil, dancer
  • Joseph Zurita Gil, dancer
  • Ergar Guzmán, dancer
  • Raymundo Guzmán Acevedo, dancer
  • Joari Solano, dancer
Radio Bilingüe (Fresno and Oakland)
  • Chelis López, producer
  • Hugo Morales, executive director
  • Michael Yoshida, engineer

SOUTHERN BORDER REGION

Helena Quintana Arrow-weed (Pueblo), artist, educator, environmentalist (Fort Yuma)

Preston J. Arrow-weed (Quechan/Kamya), tribal singer, language teacher, playwright, actor, environmentalist (Fort Yuma)

Martha Rodriguez (San José de la Zorra Kumeyaay Community), singer, dancer, basket weaver, potter (Santa Ysabel)

Stan Rodriguez (Santa Ysabel Band of the Iipay Nation), educator, language teacher, tribal singer (Santa Ysabel)


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