Latin Jazz legend Poncho Sanchez will bring his band to Hamilton for the kick-off concert for the 2012-2013 Bitterroot Performing Arts Series.

He and his band bring bits of Latin jazz, swing, bebop and salsa and mix them all to set the night on fire.

Several Grammy nominations and a Grammy award highlight his career, with over 24 recordings. His live shows bring together some of the best musicians who have all been influenced by folks like John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Mongo Santamaria, Wilson Pickett and James Brown.

The show will be in the Hamilton Performing Arts Center at Hamilton High School Saturday, October 6, at 8 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Bitterroot Performing Arts box officeat 610 North First, Suite 5-220, Hamilton, MT. The phone is (406) 363-7946.