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Los Gatos - Latin Jazz Quintet

Los Gatos - Latin Jazz Quintet

Los Gatos is coming to town! The irresistible Afro-Cuban rhythms and spicy salsa sounds of Pete Siers’ Latin Jazz group will be performing at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Friday, November 13 at 7 p.m. Mark your calendars for this collaborative effort sponsored by the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, Aquinas College and MAJIC (Musical Arts for Justice in the Community).

In conjunction with the concert, the artwork of the Dominican Sisters and Associates will be on display at Bethlehem Lutheran from November 9 - December 7, 2009.

Los Gatos has been engaging audiences since drummer Pete Siers assembled the musicians in 1997. The concept of a small group, combined with traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms has positioned Los Gatos as a consistent crowd pleaser. To hear clips from Los Gatos’ CDs “Cats Got Your Tongue?” and “Insight,” go to Pete Siers website at and click on “Los Gatos.’

MAJIC, now in its third successful season, is a ministry of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and provides an opportunity for local and regional musicians and artists to present their original work in the Heartside neighborhood. Concerts are free and open to the public with a suggested donation of $10.00. All proceeds will be donated to the Grand Rapids Coalition to End Homelessness.

Bethlehem Church is located at 250 Commerce in downtown Grand Rapids. Free parking is available. Please stay afterwards for a reception in the gallery to meet and greet the performers and artists.

For more information on MAJIC and their upcoming events, go to For information on the work of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, see

By Rosemary Steers, Communications Specialist - Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids

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What a great salsa sound this group has. You have to hear it to believe it! And the proceeds go to help the homeless in Grand Rapids.