Every year, some of the greatest singers and musicians from the West Coast come together to pay musical tribute to their long lost friend and drummer extrordinaire Carlos Vega. By getting together to play and remember Los, they have fun and make some great music. People come from all over the world and usually some of Carlos's family and friends attend as well.
The 2007 line up will include David Garfield, Jim Keltner, Abe Laboriel Jr, Tom Brechtlein, Forrest Robinson (Drums), Denny Dias , Lee Rittenour, James Harrah (Guitar), John Peña (Bass), Carlitos Del Puerto (Bass), Lenny Castro (Percussion), Richie Garcia (Percussion), Chris Trujillo (Percussion), Alex Ligertwood, Moon Calhoun, Rosemary Butler, Leslie Smith, Jaymes Felix (Vocals), Bill Bergman (Sax), Larry Klimas (Sax), Harry Kim, Walt Fowler (Trumpet) ....And Many, Many More TBA
All proceeds from the event will go to The Carlos Vega Memorial Drum Scholorship.
The 10th Annual Carlos Vega Memorial Birthday Concert will be on saturday december 8, 2007 at 8 pm - Musician's Institute - 1665 McCadden Place - Hollywood, CA.
Purchase tickets or make a donation to the scholorship fund here.