'Round Midnight

The best thing about this place," says Café Berlín owner Eric Sanchez, "isn't what I program, it's what happens later." Blistering talents rise from the audience to join singer-guitarists like Cuban Kelvis Ochoa and Brazilian Leo Minax to make late nights at the Berlín into high-gloss carnavales. And every other Monday you can hear ex-New Yorker Bob Sands coax a clean, modern sound out of his 17-piece big band. Jacometrezo 4; metro Callao; www.cafeberlin.net...

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