Jay Allen Sanford 4:30 p.m., Sept. 20
RIYL: Mimi Zulu, Amanda Cogan, Raelee Nikole, Alicia Champion, Sacha Boutros, Allison Adams Tucker
Influences: Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Shiela E, Elan, Selena Gomez, Monsieur Perine
Born in Uruguay and a former resident of Orlando, Florida, Gabriela Aparicio moved to San Diego in 2014, ending up in Point Loma. Originally a pop performer, she evolved into a Latin jazz artist who sings in both Spanish and English.
Aparicio is frequently backed by her band La Buena Onda.