Brazilian guitarist Tabajara Belo opens the show with a solo set and then joins Brazilian jazz group O Som Do Jazz for the second set. Tabajara Belo is one of the outstanding Brazilian musicians of his generation making a name for himself as a virtuoso guitar soloist, composer and arranger. Along with his solo career, Tabajara has collaborated with prestigious artists throughout Brazil including Wagner Tiso, Claudio Nucci, Paulo Bellinati, Marina Machado, Déa Trancoso, Marcus Viana, Vander Lee, Paula Santoro and the Amaranto trio.
O Som Do jazz features Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson and a crew of experienced musicians performing Samba, Bossa Nova, Choro, Balanço, Baião and MPB. O Som Do Jazz (the sound of jazz in Portuguese) recaptures the grace, energy and spirit of Brazilian music. The group has three CDs and their original music has been placed in TV shows on Fox and HBO. Group members include Andrea Moraes Manson – vocalist, Latin GRAMMY awardee Jose Valentino Ruiz – flute & saxophone, David Manson – trombone, Bruno Miranda – piano, Alejandro Arenas – bass, Mark Feinman – drums & Tabajara Belo – guitar.
Produced by David Manson and EMIT with support from the Palladium Theater as a partner.
This is a limited-seating, socially distanced, and no-intermission event designed for maximum safety and comfort.
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