Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Jazz Benefit Scheduled to Help San Antonio Saxophonist's Rene Saenz Cover Medical Bills After Suffering Stroke 

WIKIMEDIA
  • Wikimedia

Well-known San Antonio saxophonist Rene Saenz suffered a stroke this spring, and friends of the musician have put a benefit show together help raise money for his medical expenses.

Adept with anything from blues to avant-garde jazz, Saenz has performed with groups including the Regency Jazz Ensemble, ’60s pop-rock revivalists the Krayolas and drummer Gerry Gibbs' local outfit.



The benefit show will include performances by the George Prado Regency Band, Small World/Polly Harrison and Kyle Keener, PM Jazz/Pat Carey and Michelle Garibay-Carey, the Chris Villanueva Quartet with Anthony Thomas Martinez as a special guest, the Doc Watkins Trio and the King William Jazz Collective with an added surprise vocalist.

Parking is free and located at the 2700 block of S. Presa St. Attendees are invited to give more than the suggested minimum donation.

Monday, June 24, $10 minimum donation, 7-11pm, URBAN-15 Studio, 2500 S. Presa, (210) 736-1500, urban15@dcci.com, urban15.org.

Get our top picks for the best events in San Antonio every Thursday morning. Sign up for our Events Newsletter.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

November 17, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation