The concert, free and open to the public, is sponsored by JCC’s campus life and residence life programs, college programming committee, and the Weeks Gallery. Additional support is provided through the Sarita Hopkins Weeks Jamestown Community College Fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation.
Tropicante’s lead singers, Karin Stein and Ed East, will introduce Mexican and Colombian cumbias, Dominican merengues, Caribbean salsa tunes, Brazilian sambas, and contemporary tunes. Tropicante tours nationwide and internationally.
The ensemble members will also interact with JCC students through classroom visits, discussing Latin music and culture, language, and diversity.