Ivan Navas
Musician/Educator

Ivan Navas is a musician and educator who grew up in D.C. and became a professional saxophone player and percussionist straight out of the Latin Jazz program at the Bell Multicultural School and then moved on to share the stage with many professional musicians around the country and the world. Ivan continues his commitment to the D.C. barrio by coming back to teach music at the very same place that birthed his talent--Columbia Heights Educational Campus (CHEC). He is a collaborator in many respect with poets, theater people, and the community at large.