Spinning-Part II: Deejays Manifest, XL and Azia give a turntable demonstration, 8 p.m. April 4, Borders, Waikele, music stage. Call 676-6699.
Arturo Sandoval: 7:30 p.m. April 4 at the McKay Auditorium at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Sandoval won the 1994 Grammy Awards Best Latin Jazz Music and Cuba's Best Instrumentalist Award from 1982 to 1990. He has worked with Gloria Estefan and Herbie Hancock and recorded soundtracks for "Havana" and "Mambo Kings." Cost: $15 general, $9 faculty/staff, and $4 students. Call 293-3545.
Sandoval is also performing 8 p.m. April 5, Leeward Community College Theatre. Cost: $17.50-$20. Call 455-0385.
And 8 p.m. April 6, Kahilu Theatre, Big Island. Cost: $22. Call (808) 885-6017.
Chamber Music Hawaii: Spring Wind Quintet & Piano "Gay Paris" featuring Beebe Freitas, 7:30 p.m. April 5, Honolulu Academy of Arts Theater. Cost: $10-$15. Call 947-1975.
Balkan/Near Eastern/Jazz Fusion: Pleasant Peasant Band and guest clarinetist and saxophone player Souren Baronian of New York, 10 to 11:30 p.m. April 4, Borders, Ward Centre. Call 591-8995.
"Hepcat": with special guest "Homegrown," 8:15 p.m. April 5 at Nimitz Hall, 1130 N. Nimitz Highway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $15.50. Tickets on sale at all Hungry Ear Records, Tower Records, Pearl Harbor Block Arena, ITT Outlet at Kaneohe MCBH, and Connection outlets. To charge by phone call 545-4000 or 1-800-333-3388. Service charges. Information at 536-3993.
John Denver: Presented by the Honolulu Symphony, Denver will perform 7:30 p.m. April 5, Waikiki Shell. Denver has written many songs including "Leaving On a Jet Plane" for Peter, Paul and Mary. He also hit the pop charts with "Take Me Home, Country Road," "Rocky Mountain High," "Sunshine On My Shoulders," and more. Besides singing and songwriting, Denver has acted in the movie "Oh, God" and the TV show "Foxfire." Tickets: $12.50-$45. Call 538-8863 or 545-4000.
"Friends of the Honolulu Symphony Education Program": Pianist Anton Kuerti will coach a master class, 2 p.m. April 5; and pianist Alain Jacquon, co-director of the Paris Conservatory of Music, will coach a master class, 1 to 3 p.m. April 6 at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. A master class is an advanced study activity where performers/teachers share their experience and understanding of music. Cost: $5. Call 524-0815.
Island Music: Nathan Aweau performs songs from his CD "Center Stage," 9 p.m. April 5, Borders, Ward Centre. Call 591-8995.
Herb Ohta Jr. performs songs from his CD "Ka Hanauna Hou" and Freddy Von Paraz presents his lastest production "Pictures and Memories," which features Annette Alcos and Randy Pacheco, 2 p.m. April 6, Borders, Waikele, music stage. Call 676-6699.
"Bolero": George Pehlivanian, principal guest conductor of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, April 6 and 8 for Ravel's "Bolero." Pianist Anton Kuerti will perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K. 503, and his own Concertino for piano, flute, violin and string orchestra. Program includes Chabrier's "Suite Pastorale." Masterworks 4 p.m. April 6 and 7:30 p.m. April 8 at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Tickets $10-$45. Open rehearsal 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 5. Call 538-8863.
Jazz Blow-out '97: Performances by Noel Okimoto, Jesse Gopen, Rory Flores, Ed Weber, Rich Crandall, Les Peetz, Francis Mlely, Bob Winn, Tim Tsukiyama, Scott Villiger, Frances Ho'okano, Herb Ohta, Bruce Hamada, Steve Jones, Sandy Tsukiyama de Oliviera, Lew Maddox, Miles Jackson, Jonathan Drechsler, Danny Otholt, Bobbie Nishida, Marianne Mayfield, Rachel Gonzales, Jill Jameson, Bonnie Gearheart, Rui Nonohara, Sina Foley, Ernie Provencher, Tom Artwick, Keith Hiraoka, Keith Griffin, Ken Ebo, Brian Matson, Deshannon Higa, Jeanette Trevais, Daryl Miyasato, Greg MacDonald, Rocky Holmes, Chris Yeh, Ryan Lee, Gilbert Batangan and Randy Yamamoto, 2 to 6 p.m. April 6, Mid-Pacific Institute, Bakken Hall. Benefit for the Hawaii Chamber Orchestra Society. Tickets: $20. Call 734-0397.
UH Guitars: Lisa Smith directs an afternoon of music, 4 p.m. April 6, UH-Manoa, Orvis Auditorium. Cost: $3-$5. Call 956-8742.
Manoa Trombones & UH Saxophone Choir: James Decker and Todd Yukumoto direct classic transcriptions and original works, 7:30 p.m. April 7, UH-Manoa, Orvis Auditorium. Cost: $3-$5. Call 956-8742.
"Chamber Blues": Harmonica player Corky Siegel and the West End String Quartet will perform 7:30 p.m. April 8, Honolulu Academy of Arts. Siegel has written and performed with Arthur Fiedler, the San Francisco and Grant Park symphonies, and the National Symphony Orchestra at Kennedy Center. Cost: $12-$18. Call 524-0815.
Teddy Morgan: 2 p.m. April 8, Borders, Ward Centre. Morgan will perform songs from his two albums titled "Ridin' In Style" and "Lousiana Rain." Call 591-8995.