Saturday, November 22, 2008

Professor Jorge Casas Performs at the Latin Grammy Awards

For 22 years Greenville College professor Jorge Casas has collaborated and produced for Gloria Estefan. He arranged her Billboard number one single Anything for You and plays bass in Estefan’s band The Miami Sound Machine. Casas has 3 Grammy awards under his title, co-producing albums for Jon Secada and Gloria Estefan. On Wednesday, November 13th, Casas took the stage playing bass with Estefan and special guest Carlos Santana on the 2008 Latin Grammy Awards. Estefan played a historic performance of a medley of her hits. She also accepted a lifetime achievement award as the 2008 Latin Grammy Person of The Year. The event was broadcasted live on Univision, a Spanish language television network. Professor Casas has been at Greenville College since 2006, he is an Artist in Residence and Instructor of Music.

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