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Badi Assad at Iridium Jazz Club

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Badi Assad
Iridium Jazz Club
New York, NY
October 20, 2015

Backed solely by her nylon-string electric guitar, Brazilian singer and guitarist Badi Assad took to the stage in her first U.S. tour since 2007 in support of her 2015 release Hatched (Quatroventos, 2015). Before playing, she ...

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Eliane Elias at Birdland Jazz Club

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Eliane Elias
Birdland Jazz Club
New York, NY
April 11, 2015

On the last night of her residence at jny: New York City's Birdland Jazz Club, pianist/vocalist Eliane Elias focused on Brazilian music and tunes from Made in Brazil (Concord, 2015), released earlier that week. The set opened with an instrumental ...

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PerfecTrio Gatto, Santimone, Ranieri: Starship for Lovers

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A quanti attendevano, lecitamente, un riscontro discografico del nuovo Perfect Trio di Roberto Gatto risponde la Parco della Musica Records documentandone il sodalizio con Alfonso Santimone alle tastiere e Pierpaolo Ranieri al basso elettrico, sperimentatori fantasiosi, mossi alla comunicazione sonora da diversa passione, rispettivamente quella per la manipolazione dei media elettronici, per la musica sperimentale e ...

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Baby do Brasil at Blue Note Jazz Club

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Baby do Brasil
Brasil Summerfest at Blue Note Jazz Club
New York, NY
July 21, 2014

On her second performance as part of the lineup for the 2014 edition of Brasil Summerfest (she performed the previous evening at the South Street Seaport), legendary Brazilian singer Baby do Brasil ...

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Take Five With Behn Gillece

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Meet Behn Gillece:
Vibraphonist Behn Gillece began his musical training during his teenage years. Gillece began his studies in percussion while maintaining an interest in jazz. Inspired by greats like Milt Jackson and Bobby Hutcherson, Gillece decided to make a commitment to vibraphone and composition. As a New Jersey native, Behn Gillece performed regularly in ...

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Veronneau: Jazz Samba Project

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Musical revisionists often view the outstanding Getz/Gilberto (Verve, 1963) as the point of ignition for the stateside bossa nova explosion of the early '60s, but those in the know are fully aware that Jazz Samba (Verve, 1962) is the album that actually lit the fuse. While saxophonist Stan Getz's classic recordings with Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao ...

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Eliane Elias: New York, NY, June 2, 2011

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Eliane Elias
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
New York, NY
June 2, 2011

Pianist/vocalist Eliane Elias opened her set at New York's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, in celebration of Light My Fire (Concord, 2011) with “Ladeira," a Gilberto Gil-penned instrumental samba with a very syncopated drive. The tune was more like a warm-up, where her solid ...

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Mark Weinstein: Jazz Brasil

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Flautist Mark Weinstein has been a major force in the Latin jazz genre for some time, releasing projects almost yearly. Though the body of his discography falls squarely within the Afro-Cuban form which remains his passion, he has slowly gravitated towards the Brazilian sound, releasing three Brazilian-style projects, for Jazzheads, since 2005. On Jazz Brasil, Weinstein ...

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Mark Weinstein: Jazz Brasil

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Jazz Brasil continues flautist Mark Weinstein's odyssey through the world of Latin jazz. The former trombonist-turned-philosophy-professor-turned-flute-phenom has delivered a steady stream of Latin jazz releases that highlight material from well-known Latin American composers, deal with original material, and deliver Latin-ized takes on jazz classics. His previous release, Timbasa (Jazzheads Records, 2010), tackled Cuba with percussion-heavy gusto, ...

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Yeahwon Shin: Yeahwon

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On her debut recording, New York-based Korean singer Yeahwon Shin takes on a demanding set of tunes, mostly based on compositions by Brazilian songwriters Antonio Carlos Jobim, Dorival Caymmi, Egberto Gismonti, Milton Nascimento and Ary Barroso. She opens with “Chovendo Na Roseira" (known in English as “Double Rainbow"), singing in Portuguese with an original arrangement loosely ...