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Grammy Winning Latin Jazz, Bossa Nova Artist Sergio Mendes To Perform At Ventura Music Festival

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Sergio Mendes set to perform at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center Friday night as part of the 2016 Ventura Music Festival

A Latin jazz and Bossa Nova music legend who’s been entertaining audiences for a half century is bringing his band to the South Coast this week.

Sergio Mendes first made it big on the music scene in the 1960’s, and he’s had hits in every decade since then.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with the musician, who’s one of the headliners of this year’s Ventura Music Festival.

Link to 2016 Ventura Music Festival schedule: www.venturamusicfestival.org/season.php

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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