April 2021 DownBeat feature on faculty member John Santos
April 16, 2021 | CJC in the News
By Dave Cantor
The day before Joe Biden was sworn into office as president on Jan. 20, John Santos, ensconced in his East Bay home since the 1990s, went to get his mail. the 65-year-old percussionist found an envelope without a return address, and inside was a ntoe thanking him or decades of music—along with a wad of cash.