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Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant
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Date

Apr 17 2019

Time

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Ricardo Ochoa and Gino Castillo with the Latin Jazz Band

RICARDO OCHOA was born in Venezuela as the son of guitarist Antonio Jose Ochoa. At the age of 15, he was accepted in the Venezuela Philharmonic, becoming the youngest professional musician in the orchestra. He was a member of the Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Orchestra and the Savannah Symphony Orchestra. Ochoa studied at the Aaron Copeland School of Music in NY under Margaret Pardee and Daniel Philips and has a Masters degree in Music.

Ochoa is the founding member of the Gypsy Swing band Velvet Caravan. He has performed as a soloist with the Venezuelan Philharmonic, Amityville Symphony and Queens College Orchestra. Ochoa is fluent in Jazz and shares a profound passion for the art of Tango.

GINA CASTILLO

Jazz artist of the year City Paper Music Awards 2K winer
(2013 & 2014 )

Jazz artist of the year Independent Tone Awards 2K winer
(2015 & 2016)

Tour,  Recording, Educator and Clinician Percussionist, Composer and Singer.

His Background included:
Honorary degree in percussion teaching, giving for George Gershwin Conservatory
Percussion studies in: Caturla Conservatory,  Felix Varela Conservatory, and many private lesson  Including several years of weekly sessions with Oscarito Valdes (Cuba)

Since then, his musical talent has been heard in many albums and live shows, as he has collaborated with many international artists, such as:
Earl Klugh, Al Turner, Michael Mossman, Quentin Baxter, Etienne Charles, Horacio el Negro Hernández, Oscarito Valdés, Eddie Venegas,  Charleston Jazz Orchestra, Charleston Smooth Jazz Orchestra, Lowcountry Latin Jazz Collective

Charleston Latin Jazz Collective, Jose Pepito Gomez, John Benítez,
Pascoal Meirelles, Paulo Moura, Alex Alvear, Jessy J, Zacai Curtis,
Ymelda Marie-Louisa, etc…

His Teaching experience included
Berklee College of Music International Network
Centro de Percusion latina GC
Conservatory George Gershwin and more than 200 Clinics with Sabian Cymbals and Pearl Drums.

Currently is Exclusively artist of Bophorus Cymbals, Pearl Percussion and Pro-Mark drum sticks

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CONTACT

Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant
107 W Broughton Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
(912) 236-2226 or (912) 236-7326
(912) 236-7126 Fax

info@goodtimesjazzbar.com

HOURS

BAR & RESTAURANT:
Lunch Tuesday thru Saturday 11 AM – 2:30 PM
Sunday Brunch 11 AM – 3PM
Open Sunday from 5-10 PM
Monday Closed
Open Tuesday thru Thursday from 5-10 PM
Restaurant Closes at 10 PM
Musicians Perform from 7-10 PM

Open Friday thru Saturday from 5-11 PM
Restaurant Closes at 11 PM
Musicians Perform from 8-11 PM

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