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Oba Brasil With François De Lima & O Som Do Jazz at the Fogartyville Center in Sarasota on November 15

Oba Brasil With François De Lima & O Som Do Jazz at the Fogartyville Center in Sarasota on November 15

Oba Brasil with François de Lima & O Som Do Jazz!
November 15 at 8 PM
Fogartyville Center in Sarasota It’s a show of grooving samba, Bossa Nova, Balanço and MPB with Brazilian valve trombonist François de Lima & O Som Do Jazz! François de Lima is one of the premiere trombonists in Brazil ...

O Som Do Jazz

Based in St. Petersburg, Florida, this sextet features Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson and a crew of experienced Latin jazz musicians performing samba-jazz, Bossa Nova, Balanço, Baião and MPB. O Som Do Jazz (the sound of jazz in Portuguese) recaptures the grace, energy and spirit of 1960s Brazilian music.

Trained as an architect, O Som Do Jazz singer Andrea Moraes Manson moved to the Tampa Bay area from Rio de Janeiro, she began performing with her jazz musician husband, David Manson. Andrea has a natural understanding of this wonderful music and sings from the heart, like only a Brazilian can, in Portuguese and English

NEWS: RECORDING

Brazilian Jazz Grooves Featured In New Release “Go!” By Florida Group O Som Do Jazz

Brazilian Jazz Grooves Featured In New Release “Go!” By Florida Group O Som Do Jazz

Go! a new recording by Florida-based O Som Do Jazz—a group that plays Brazilian classics, as well as original music—was released on June 2nd. The CD features 14 original compositions by David Manson and Andrea Moraes Manson in a variety of Brazilian styles including samba, Bossa nova, MBP & baião. Musicians from Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Puerto Rico ...

David Manson

David's musical experiences range from opera to soukous to avant garde to jazz to brass quintet to orchestra to Zappa and so on. He has been soloist and/or composer with the BONK New Music Festival, Subtropics New Music Festival, Society of Composers, SEAMUS and performed and recorded with Cecil Taylor, Sam Rivers, Eugene Chadbourne, Davey Williams and other innovators. His recordings include "Modern Music for Trombone", "Particle Zoo", "Fluid Motion" (with Sam Rivers), "Beast", "Infinita Bossa", "A Kiss for Rio" "Radiant Forces" & "Go!".

David directs the nonprofit EMIT series of adventurous music and leads Brazilian group O Som Do Jazz and the Helios Jazz Orchestra

NEWS: RECORDING

"Infinita Bossa" - New Release by Brazilian Band O Som Do Jazz

"Infinita Bossa" - New Release by Brazilian Band O Som Do Jazz

"Infinita Bossa" has been released by Florida-based band O Som Do Jazz (the sound of jazz). The recording of Bossa Nova & MPB includes arrangements of Brazilian works Berimbau, Corcovado, Deixa, Noa Noa, Com Esse Que Eu Vou, Lobo Bobo, Brigas Nunca Mais, Flor de Lis and many others.

Rio de Janeiro vocalist Andrea Moraes Manson ...